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Dress, Law and Naked Truth

A Cultural Study of Fashion and Form

Dress, Law and Naked Truth( )
Author: Watt, Gary
Series title:The WISH List Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4725-0042-7
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Bloomsbury Academic & Professional
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $94.00
Book Description:

Why are civil authorities in so-called liberal democracies affronted by public nudity and the Islamic full-face 'veil'? Why is law and civil order so closely associated with robes, gowns, suits, wigs and uniforms? Why is law so concerned with the 'evident' and the need for justice to be 'seen' to be done? Why do we dress and obey dress codes at all? In this, the first ever study devoted to the many deep cultural connections between dress and law, the author addresses these questions...
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Pages:192
Detailed Subjects: Law / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.14 x 9.21 x 0.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.98 Pounds

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