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Symposium Reading List

Symposium Reading List

Joanne B. Eicher, Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, Oxford University Press, 2010

-------The Visible Self: Global Perspectives on Dress, Culture, and Society, Fairchild, 2000

Tiffany Godoy, Style Deficit Disorder: Harajuku Street Fashion-Tokyo, Chronicle Books LLC, 2007

-------Japanese Goth, Universe, 2009

Yuniya Kawamura, Fashion-ology: an Introduction to Fashion Studies, Berg Publishers, 2005

-------The Japanese Revolution in Paris Fashion, Berg Publishers, 2004

Sharon Kinsella, Adult Manga: Culture and Power in Contemporary Japanese Society, University of Hawaii Press, 2000

Brian J. McVeigh, Japanese Higher Education As Myth, M. E. Sharpe, Inc, 2002

-------Wearing Ideology: State, Schooling and Self-Presentation in Japan, Berg, 2000

-------Nationalisms of Japan: Managing and Mystifying Identity, Rowman & Littlefield, 2006

Laura Miller, Bad Girls of Japan, Palgrave Macmillan, 2005

-------Beauty Up: Exploring Contemporary Japan, University of California Press, 2006

Hiroshi Narumi, Japan Fashion Now, Yale University Press, 2010

Toby Slade, Japanese Fashion: A Cultural History, Berg, 2009

Valerie Steele and Patricia Mears, Japan Fashion Now, Yale University Press, 2010

Miwako Tezuka, Yoshitomo Nara: Nobody's Fool, Abrams, 2010

Some of these and other fashion books are available at Barnes & Noble at FIT, located in the basement of the Business & Liberal Arts Center. Hours: Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM and Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM.