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Retro Femininities and Domestic Labor

Sarah Elsie Baker

Sarah Baker is Lecturer in Culture and Context at the School of Design, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. She has researched and published numerous articles focussed on consumption and domestic space. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Retro Style : Class, Gender and Design in the Home

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...In the late 1980s Angela McRobbie suggested that the consumption of retro styles allowed women to play with “the norms, conventions and expectations of femininity” (1989, reprinted in 1994:148). She argued that pastiche was not necessarily...

The Middle East since 1914

Talinn Grigor

TALINN GRIGOR is a Professor of Art History at the Art and Art History Department, University of California, Davis, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Western colonialism and oil were the two major forces on the Middle East – or, more accurately, Egypt and West Asia. Socio-economic revolutions from Europe in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries were widely felt, including...