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Garments in exchange - changing clothes around the world

Kloß, Sinah and Salverda, Tijo and Hollington , Andrea and Schneider, Nina and Tappe, Oliver (2017) Garments in exchange - changing clothes around the world. Voices from around the world, 2/2017. Global South Studies Center.

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    Abstract

    Clothing and dress are among the most central and common aspects of social and cultural life around the world. Dress may be used to represent a person’s or a group’s identity, and to create similarity or difference. Clothes are deeply social as they are commonly handed on in families, among friends and in transnational communities. They may be changed over the course of a day and their styles change over time in response to global and local fashion trends. To explore the significance of clothing in identity formations, we have invited authors from around the world to reflect on this topic.

    Item Type: Book
    Creators:
    CreatorsEmail
    Kloß, Sinahs.kloss@uni-koeln.de
    Salverda, Tijotijo@tijosalverda.nl
    Hollington , Andreaandrea.hollington@yahoo.de
    Schneider, Ninanina.schneider@uni-koeln.de
    Tappe, Oliverotappe@uni-koeln.de
    Corporate Creators: Global South Studies Center
    URN: urn:nbn:de:hbz:38-78258
    Series Name: Voices from around the world
    Publisher: Global South Studies Center
    Volume: 2/2017
    Subjects: Generalities, Science
    Philosophy
    Other and comparative religions
    Social sciences
    Customs, etiquette, folklore
    Language, Linguistics
    The arts
    Geography and history
    Geography and travel
    History of ancient world
    Faculty: Fakultätsunabhängige Einrichtungen
    Divisions: Fakultätsunabhängige Einrichtungen > Global South Studies Center Cologne
    Language: English
    Date: October 2017
    Date Type: Publication
    Full Text Status: Public
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    Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2017 09:17:11
    URI: http://kups.ub.uni-koeln.de/id/eprint/7825

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