Book , Print in English
Cultures of consumption : masculinities and social space in late twentieth-century Britain
- London ; New York : Routledge, 1996.
- viii, 280 pages : illustrations; 24 cm.
- Introduction: Narratives of Consumption
- Pt. 1. The Cultural Authority of Style. 1. New Men and New Markets. 2. A Guide to Modern Living or 'I bet you haven't heard of The Face'. 3. A Visual Philosopher: Neville Brody. 4. A Gallery of Talented Individualists. 5. The Sexual Politics of Style. 6. A Homosocial Gaze: Ray Petri. 7. A Community of Men. 8. Feminine Exclusions. 9. Moving into the Mainstream
- Pt. 2. Commercial Epistemologies: Advertising, Marketing and Retailing since the 1950s. 1. Advertising: The Dynamism of Commercial Society. 2. The Age of Creativity. 3. Creative People Mark Two. 4. Splinter Groups, Factions and Tribes. 5. Bartle Bogle Hegarty: An Agency with 'Attitude'. 6. Gender Trouble. 7. Next for Men. 8. Plus ca Change? Commerce and Masculinity in the 1950s. 9. Montague Burton, the 'Tailor of Taste'. 10. Conclusion
- Pt. 3. Topographies of Taste: Place, Space and Identity in 1980s London. 1. London Metropolis: The Spaces of Consumption. 2. Soho: Archaeologies of Bohemia.
- 3. Boulevards for the Fashionable and Famous. 4. Significant Others. 5. The Yuppie. 6. Homosexual Flaneurs and their Hybrids. 7. Some Conversations.
- Other information
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 248-264) and index.
- 041503051X (hb : alk. paper)
- 0415030528 (pb : alk. paper)
- Identifying numbers
- LCCN: 95021633
- OCLC: 32589512