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Uniforms And Nonuniforms: Communication Through Clothing Nathan Joseph

Uniforms And Nonuniforms: Communication Through Clothing

Nathan Joseph

Published November 3rd 1986
ISBN : 9780313251955
Hardcover
248 pages
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Clothing serves as a system of signs that helps to order social interaction by identifying and locating individuals and groups within society. In the first in-depth study to analyze the communicative character of uniforms and other types of clothing,MoreClothing serves as a system of signs that helps to order social interaction by identifying and locating individuals and groups within society. In the first in-depth study to analyze the communicative character of uniforms and other types of clothing, Nathan Joseph examines how clothing functions in a variety of social contexts to enforce norms, maintain institutional power, identify group membership, and express or suppress individuality.