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The social life of a denim jacket

Hutchison, Mary


This article discusses the social life of a denim jacket as an item of apparel, as a museum object and a personal possession. It highlights its intersections with Cambodian and Australian history and shows how it works as a composition and means of composing personal experience. The discussion is located in a cultural approach to oral history and in museum studies discussion about representations of Australian migration history. It is also inspired by the Global Denim research project. A...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Australian Studies
DOI: 10.1080/14443058.2011.618505


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