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Dress and age: the intersection of life and work

Twigg, Julia (2015) Dress and age: the intersection of life and work. International Journal of Ageing and Later Life, 10 (1). pp. 55-67. ISSN 1652-8670. E-ISSN 1652-8670. (doi:10.3384/ijal.1652-8670.15-55) (KAR id:54551)

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In this article I outline the influences, intellectual and personal, that have led me to the subject of dress and age, a topic that I have explored with great enjoyment over the last decade. These have their roots in earlier academic and personal interests, and one of the aims of the article is to show how these different spheres of life and work intersect. I discuss this under three broad headings: intellectual and academic influences; longterm personal interests, particularly in history and the aesthetics of dress;

and the impact of becoming an older woman.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.3384/ijal.1652-8670.15-55
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Uncontrolled keywords: fashion, body, age, identity.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: Lucie Patch
Date Deposited: 16 Mar 2016 14:16 UTC
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2022 21:50 UTC
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