This special issue will explore how orientalism has permeated the consumption and production of everyday fashion items, especially those associated with female bodies, including clothing, make-up and more general lifestyle objects. Situated in the context of postcolonial studies the collection will draw on the past as well as the contemporary world, with special attention to the following themes:
multicultural global capitalism
appropriation and re-appropriation
Initial enquiries can be made via e-mail to the issue editors.
All papers must be received by November 2002 and are subject to the general conditions and procedures of the journal.
Dr Nirmal Puwar
School of Social Studies
University College Northampton
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