Contact Us FAQ Fran├žais
Home / Reading Blue Jeans: Clothing & Culture

Reading Blue Jeans: Clothing & Culture

Maple Leaf This item is only available for Canadian orders.

Catalogue Number:  200228
Producer:  Learning Seed
Subject:  Consumer Studies, Family Studies/Home Economics, Gender Studies, Guidance, Health, Social Studies
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin:  U.S.
Copyright Year:  2008
Running Time:  24:18
Closed Captions:  Yes


Request Preview Access

Inscribed on every pair of jeans is the story of how a workmen's garment became one of the most universal fashions of the world. This program speaks about the interaction of culture and clothing and offers clues to who we are today because of it. Who invented jeans, and why blue? How did jeans help invent teenagers? What did people wear before jeans were around? This biography of the blue jean is the story of changing attitudes toward work, fashion, leisure and gender.

MORE RESOURCES


"Middle and high school consumer education and social studies classes will find this an interesting and useful film." - School Library Journal


Related Titles

Shopping Behind the Seams: Judging Quality in Clothes

Shopping Behind the Seams: Judging Quality in Clothes

Learning Seed 200231

Paying a high price for clothes does not guarantee quality. Viewers learn the ways to spot...

Clothing Fibers

Clothing Fibers

Learning Seed 200229

A Clothing & Textiles 101 overview of the elements of fabric, this curriculum-based program...

Fashion Victims: Textile Toxins in a Global Industry

Fashion Victims: Textile Toxins in a Global Industry

Films Media Group 394333

Social awareness may be the latest fashion trend as an increasing number of Western consumers...

Sew Thrifty

Sew Thrifty

Learning ZoneXpress 430159

Create a unique and fashionable look using second-hand thrift store clothing for your next sewing...


Browse Our Collection By Subject

View All Subjects