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  ContentLog.com
Name brand clothes are things that everyone wants and needs.
A lot of people love it a lot of people hate it shopping for clothes can be a pain and we all know it.
There are many people out there who want to change a lot about their bodies and appearances.
www.contentlog.com /category/beauty/fashion/clothing   (732 words)

  
  Heartstrings Clothing -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Cloth or fabric is a flexible artificial material made up of a network of natural or artificial fibres (thread or yarn) formed by weaving or knitting (textiles), or pressed into felt.
Cloth is most often used in the manufacture of clothing, household furnishings, and art such as tapestry.
Cloth is made in many, various strengths and degrees of durability, from the finest gossamer fabrics to sturdy canvas sails.
www.becomingapediatrician.com /health/72/heartstrings-clothing.html   (1235 words)

  
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Significance of sociological and psychological reasons for clothing selection; political and economic trends affecting clothing.
Clothing and Textile Research Journal, Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, Journal of Psychology, Journal of Sociology,, Perceptual and Motor Skills
Survey 5 people on campus and record their answers about the selected sociology of clothing research issue.
www.eiu.edu /~famsci/syllabus/fa99/2231-1.htm   (612 words)

  
 Dr. Judith Z. Flynn - Courses
Sociological and psychological concepts related to clothing and textiles are explored.
Readings and abstracts related to psychology and sociology of clothing and the living environment will be used to analyze title, purpose, hypothesis, and review of literature, methodology, results, conclusion, implications, and possible further study.
Theoretical models for studying the field of clothing and textiles will be discussed in class including the Framingham State College Model; the Kaiser and Damhorst Model; the Anspach Model; the Hillestad Taxonomy for Appearance; and the Hutton, Kaiser and Nagasawa Model.
www.framingham.edu /faculty/jflynn/psyc_soc.htm   (631 words)

  
 MERCER'S SOCIOLOGY DEPARTMENT
The clothing bank is a place for people to donate clothing that we inspect, sort, and arrange before making it available to local service organizations, agencies, and churches which call or fax in orders.
We received three different grants to develop the clothing bank, expand it, and then move to a better site in the summer of 2000.
In 1989, we decided we should do more to promote community service among sociology students so we created tutoring and mentoring programs in local schools and housing developments and started a campus group of people with an interest in service.
www.mercer.edu /sociology/mcdonaldjoe.htm   (1580 words)

  
 UNE - Sociology - Dr Peter Corrigan
He has published several articles on the sociology of clothing, and his book The Sociology of Consumption is published by Sage and has appeared in both Italian and Korean editions.
Corrigan, P. 'Clothing, Self and Others: The Three Dimensions of the Clothing Object', Colloquium on The Socio-Semiotics of Objects: The Role of Artifacts in Social Symbolic Processes, part of Twelfth International Summer Institute for Semiotic and Structural Studies, University of Toronto, Canada, 22-24 June 1990.
Corrigan, P. 'New Directions in the Sociology of Clothing', IV Congress of the International Association for Semiotic Studies Humanity and its Signs, Barcelona, Spain and Perpignan, France, March-April 1989.
www.une.edu.au /sociology/staff/pcorriga.php   (995 words)

  
 Honors Advanced Sociology :   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
During this time, they are most vulnerable to their peers’ influence because their peers’ are the #1 factor in determining most of the decisions that they make throughout their adolescent years.
Just like teens adapt to the clothing fashions, hairstyle fashions, music fashions, and all of the other fads, teens also adopt their peers’ social norms, such as drinking.
I intend to possibly go on to college in a field of economics, and I think that a paper studying the aspects of sociology present in economic inequality would be fascinating to learn and teach about.
weblogs.hcrhs.k12.nj.us /honadvsoc1   (10551 words)

  
 Clothing and Textiles Studies
Clothing and textiles studies involves more than just designing clothing -- although your creativity will get a workout if you choose this major.
You’ll study not only how clothing is designed and made, but also how it is advertised and sold.
They also study the history, sociology, and economics of clothing and textiles.
collegeboard.com /csearch/majors_careers/profiles/majors/19.0901.html   (326 words)

  
 Clothing & Textiles
Early home economists were concerned with helping women to provide clothing for themselves and their families in efficient and economical ways.
By the early twentieth century, ambitious programs in clothing and textiles were being established in many schools of home economics.
Eventually, extension services also reached out to consumers, educating them on various aspects of clothing and fabric purchasing and home sewing, and junior and senior high schools began teaching these skills to their students.
hearth.library.cornell.edu /h/hearth/textiles.html   (454 words)

  
 Free Essay Does Clothing Have an Impact on Social Interactions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Even people who don’t seem to bother with matching clothes or wearing a designer label or walk around wearing clothes that are torn and dirty, are making a statement.
She concluded, “Clothing, like other aspects of appearance, seems to exert at least some influence on how we are perceived and treated by others,” (204).
It is clear that clothing does have an impact on social interactions however if I were to redo this study with a similar set-up I would also want to add a survey element to the treatment.
www.echeat.com /essay.php?t=28720   (1499 words)

  
 SocioSite: ECONOMIC SOCIOLOGY
The purpose of this brief bibliography is to present what has been accomplished in the field of economic sociology during the academic year 1997-1998.
He argues that you cannot fully comprehend the social construction of industry in isolation from the social construction of consumer demand, for they are overlapping parts of an encompassing social process.
Although postmodernism is more open to the informal sector as the economy disaggregates, this also creates new dilemmas for the informal sector, as it is expected to solve the problems of the formal sector by becoming formal.
www.sociosite.net /topics/econsoc.php   (4781 words)

  
 boys' seersucker suits and shorts
The first record of cotton cloth is from the Indus Valley culture of India, around 2000 B.C., although cotton textiles have also been found in pre-inca graves in Peru and in the tombs of ancient Egypt.
Wrinkled clothing (understood by, say, Thorstein Veblen and his followers) can of course bespeak a slovenly person, just as unwrinkled and clean clothes were thought by the Victorians to be next to godliness.
Synthetic fibers and denim have dominated boys clothing in more recent years and searsucker has not been a material commonly used for boys' shorts.
histclo.com /mat/mat-sear.html   (1151 words)

  
 The Dress of Women — www.greenwood.com
While certainly Gilman enthusiasts will be pleased to read this fine example of her feminist and sociological insight, with Gilman's engaging prose, ans especially because of its contemporary relevance, The Dress of Women: A Critical Introduction to the Symbolism and Sociology of Clothing should be of interest to a wide range of readers.
Gilman explores the social and functional basis for clothing, excavates the symbolic role of women's clothing in patriarchal societies, and, among other things, explicates the aesthetic and economic principles of socially responsible clothing design.
Ultimately, the author concludes that harmful and degrading aspects of women's dress are amenable to reform if men and women will work together rationally to change the controlling institutional patterns of the society in which they live.
www.greenwood.com /catalog/GM1270.aspx   (306 words)

  
 Toplessness - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Going topless or "bare chested" means not wearing any clothes above the waist, exposing the entire torso.
The term "topless" is in general only applied to women, since it is much more common for men to be bare chested than women.
Ancient Minoan culture was famous for its clothing that specifically bared the female chest.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Topless   (457 words)

  
 The Dress of Women: A Critical Introduction to the Symbolism and Sociology of Clothing (Greenwood Publishing Group) ...
The Dress of Women: A Critical Introduction to the Symbolism and Sociology of Clothing
Originally serialized in 1915 in The Forerunner, and never before published in book form, The Dress of Women presents Gilman's feminist sociological analysis of clothing in modern society.
Gilman explores the social and functional basis for clothing, excavates the symbolic role of women's clothing in patriarchal societies, and, among other things, explicates the aesthetic and economic principles of socially responsible clothing design.
doi.contentdirections.com /mr/greenwood.jsp?doi=10.1336/0313312702   (307 words)

  
 Social Ethics: Sociology and the Future of Society (Greenwood Publishing Group) doi:10.1336/0275978869
The social ills she addresses in her attempt to advocate for a reexamination of our ethics include topics still relevant today: militarism, waste, religious intolerance, conspicuous consumption, greed, graft, environmental degradation, preventable diseases, and patriarchal oppression in its numerous manifestations.
Hill and Deegan show not only that Gilman's central arguments remain largely valid and cogent today, but also that Gilman is a major and substantive contributor to the shape and importance of sociology in its formative years.
Hill, Michael R. The Dress of Women: A Critical Introduction to the Symbolism and Sociology of Clothing
doi.contentdirections.com /mr/greenwood.jsp?doi=10.1336/0275978869   (322 words)

  
 SS Sociology
Course Description: In Sociology High School, students study dynamics and models of individual and group relationships.
The six social studies standards of essential content knowledge and four process skills are integrated for instructional purposes.
Each student will critique the report of their fellow classmates and write an entry in their passport, and a notebook designed for this purpose.
www.state.tn.us /education/ci/cistandards2001/ss/cisssociology912.htm   (2140 words)

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