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The purpose of a monograph is to disseminate information that is of a length or nature not appropriate to the existing publications (CTRJ, Newsletter, Proceedings). Monographs could
include proceedings of workshops, curriculum materials, annotated bibliographies, and reports from committees that are of interest to the entire membership.

Individual members, groups of members, or ITAA committee may submit proposals to the Publications Policy Committee.Guidelines for special publications and monograph proposals can be found here.

Envisioning Textile and Apparel Research and Education for the 21st Century.  ITAA Monograph #11, 2015  (.7MB)

  • About the Monograph (Jung Ha-Brookshire and Karen LaBat, p. 3)
  • Special Acknowledgements (p. 7)
  • Imagining a Future without Our Field (Andrew Reilly and Susan Kaiser, p. 8)
  • History of the Textiles and Apparel Discipline (Linda Welters and Sara Marcketti, p. 11)
  • Textiles and Apparel: The Academic Core that Makes Us Unique and United (Juyeon Park, Dee Knight, Susan Kaiser, and Jung Ha-Brookshire, p. 16)
  • Interdisciplinary Research and Education: Strengthening the Textiles and Apparel Field (Karen LaBat and Dee Knight, p. 20)
  • Toward Quality Scholarship That Will Help Us Thrive (Jung Ha-Brookshire and Sara Marcketti, p. 23)
  • Professional Ethics: Integrity, Responsibility and Respect (Minjeong Kim and Rita Kean, p. 27)
  • The Transformative Potential of Risk-Taking in Textile and Apparel Programs (Jana Hawley and Elizabeth Bye, p. 34)
  • Closing Thoughts: Action Items Recommended to ITAA (Jung Ha-Brookshire and Karen LaBat, p. 38)

Historic Textile and Costume Collections in the Academic Setting, Linda Welters and Margaret Ordonez, ITAA Monograph #10, 2011 (1MB)

Softgoods to the World, Suzanne Loker, Linda Good, & Patricia Huddleston (eds.), ITAA Monograph. #9, 1998 (9.6MB)

Part I.  Product Devlopment in MIcroenterprises and Small Businesses

  • Small Business Performance: A Case Example from South Asia (Mary Littrell, p. 4)
  • Guatemalan Textiles and Apparel: Acquisition and Production in a Global Market (Joesephine Moreno and Mary LIttrell, p. 11)
  • Prodouct Development in a Global Market: Balancing the Needs of Ethnic Apparel PRoducers, Retailers, ad Consumers (Marsha Dickson, p. 18)

Part II. Trade Issues in Developing and Transitional Economies

  • Asian Examples of Craft in Trade: The Social, The Cultural, and The Unsustainable (Sandra Niessen, p. 27)
  • Handweaving a Global Marketplace: The Manufacture of Indian Madras in South India and Its Export to West Africa ( Sandra Evenson, p. 38)
  • Exploring Mexico's Maquilladora Industry: Advantages & Disadvantages of Apparel and Textile Production (Nacy A. Mason and Nacy J. Rabolt, p. 49)
  • KRAS-HAKA: A Czech Apparel Manufacturer's Transition to a Market Economy (Suzanne Loker, p. 59)

Part III. Distribution Channels n Developed Countries

  • Current Status of Russian and Polish Employee Attitudes Towards Work in a Retail Setting (Linda K. Good and Patricia Huddleston, p. 68)
  • India: An Important Player in the Globa Marketing of Consumer Goods (Dawn Thorndike Pysarchik and Vivek Bhargava, p. 76)
  • Fashion Production and Distribution: The Marketng Practices and Planning Strategies of the Canadian Clothing Industry (Marjorie Wall, Anne Wilcock, and Monty Sommers, p. 85)

Part IV. Pedagogical Strategies, p. 93

Computer Applications to Textiles & Apparel. Elaine Polvinen (ed.) ITAA Monograph. #8, 1996, second half (4 MB)

  • An Interactive Electronic Design Textbook on the World Wide Web (Charlotte A. Jirousek, p. 63)
  • Using Telecommunications Technologies to Support Activing Learning in an International Arena (M. Jo Kallal, p. 71)
  • A New Frontier in Apparel Curriculum Development: Collaborative Computer Work in Design (Anita Racine, p. 77)
  • Expert System Development: Marrying Textile Knowledge with Apparel Industry Needs (Pamela Ulrich, Don Duffield & Evelyn Brannon, p. 83)
  • Computer Usage in Apparel Design and its Effect on Styling and Creativity (Linda Secor, Ellen Carpenter, & Sharon Underwood, p. 87)
  • Partnership with Industry in CAD Curriculum Design (Diane Sparks & Toni Meador,

Computer Applications to Textiles & Apparel. Elaine Polvinen (ed.) ITAA Monograph. #8, 1996, first half (5 MB)

  •  Multimedia Applications in Flat Pattern Design (Kathryn E. Koch, p. 3)
  • Computer-based apparel Production Planning and Costing Tutorial (Mary E. Boni, p. 7)
  • [TC]2 Line Balance Decision Trainer (Diana Cone & Charles Perry, p. 13)
  • Utilization of CAD in Teaching Product Development for Design and Merchandising Majors (Eulanda A. Sanders, p. 17)
  • The T-Shirt Project (Susan L. Sokolowski, p. 21)
  • Documentation of Historic Quilts Using CD-ROM: Teaching Tool and Preservation Technique (Barbara Oliver & Linda Carlson, p. 27)
  • Computer Animation as a Teaching Tool for Textiles (Sara J. Kadolph, Linda Schoenberger & Sandra F. Chisholm, p. 31)
  • Usinger Laserdisc Interactive Technology in Textile Science (Sara J. Kadolph, Sherry Schofield-Tomschin, & Sandra F. Chisholm, p.35)
  • Computer Integrated Textile Design Education, A Midway Appraisal (Peggy Goutmann, p. 39)
  • CAD Textile Design Curriculum Development (Elaine Polvinen, p. 49)
  • Planning with Micro Computers (Frederick T. Stein, p. 55)

Aesthetics of Textiles and Clothing: Advancing Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives. Marilyn Revell DeLong & Ann Marie Fiore (eds.) ITAA Special Publication. #7, 1994, part 4 (7 MB)

  • Aesthetics of the Body and Social Identity (Nancy Ann Rudd & Sharron J. Lennon, p. 163)
  • Application of an Aesthetic Framework to Compare the Appearances of Male and Female Adolescents (Catherine Rutherford-Black & Marilyn Revell DeLong, p. 176)
  • The Aesthetics of Men's Dress of the Kalabari of Nigeria (Tonye V. Erekosima & Joanne B. Eicher, p. 185)
  • Male Appearance Aesthetics: Evidence to Target a Homosexual Market? (Nancy A. Rudd & Louann S. Tedrick, p. 200)
  • African-American Aesthetic of Dress: Symmetry Through Diversity (Gwendolyn S. O'Neal, p. 212)
  • A Systematic Analysis of the Aesthetic Experience of Korean Traditional Dress (Marilyn DeLong & Key Sook Geum, p. 224)

Aesthetics of Textiles and Clothing: Advancing Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives. Marilyn Revell DeLong & Ann Marie Fiore (eds.) ITAA Special Publication. #7, 1994, part 3 (8 MB)

  • Form in Dress and Adornment: The Shape of Content (Robert Hillestad, p. 80)
  • A Critical Framework for Exploring the Aesthetic Dimensions of Wearable Art (Nancy O. Bryant & Elizabeth Hoffman, p. 84)
  • Clothing and Aesthetic Experience (Joseph Kupfer, p. 97)
  • From Wealth to Sensuality:The Changing Meaning of Velvet 1920-1939 (Hazel Lutz, 105)
  • The Look and the Feel: Methods for Measuring Aesthetic Perceptions of Textiles and Apparel (Leslie Davis Burns & Sharron J. Lennon, p. 120)
  • Axiology, Aesthetics and Apparel: Some Reflections on the Old School Tie (Morris B. Holbrook, p. 131)
  • Apparel Preferences: Underlying Dimensions and Measurement (Bettie C. Minshall, p. 142)
  • Cultural Foundations of Aesthetic Appreciation: Use of Trope in Structuring Quiltmaking Sentiment (Catherine A. Cerny, p. 152)

Aesthetics of Textiles and Clothing: Advancing Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives. Marilyn Revell DeLong & Ann Marie Fiore (eds.) ITAA Special Publication. #7, 1994, part 2 (3 MB)

  • An Investigation of the Creative Process and Application to Apparel Design Models (Sharleen L. Kato, p. 48)
  • Design Education and the Creative Experience: A Conceptual Framework (Patricia A. Kimle, p. 58)
  • Toward an Understanding of the Creative Process: An Analysis of a Knitter's Technological and Aesthetic Development (Jane E. Hegland & Patricia A. Hemmis, p. 69)

Aesthetics of Textiles and Clothing: Advancing Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives. Marilyn Revell DeLong & Ann Marie Fiore (eds.) ITAA Special Publication. #7, 1994, part 1 (7 MB)

  • Introduction (Ann Marie Fiore & Marilyn DeLong, p. 1)
  • Aesthetics: The James Dean of Textiles and Clothing (Ann Marie Fiore, p. 7)
  • The Needlework arts in the Art of Remedios Varo (Patricia Campbell Warner, p. 13)
  • Technology: Shaping the Aesthetic Product (Elizabeth K. Bye & Karen L. LaBat, p. 28)
  • Teaching Aesthetics in a Postmodern Environment (Betsy E. Henderson, p. 39)

Bibliography of Theses and Dissertations on Ethnic Textiles and Dress. Catherine A. Cerny, Suzanne Baizerman, & Joanne B. Eicher (eds.) ITAA Special Publication. #6, 1993, (5 MB)

Social Science Aspects of Dress: New Directions. Sharron J. Lennon, Leslie Davis Burns, Jean A. Hamilton, & Hilda Buckley Lakner (eds.) ITAA Special Publication. #5, 1993, part 3 (6 MB)

  • Methodological Approaches and Refinements (p. 136)
  • The Applicability of Ethnography and Grounded Theory to Clothing and Textiles Research (Linda Boynton-Arthur, p. 137)
  • A Comparison of Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches to the Social Aspects of Dress (Suzanne Loker, p. 146)
  • Social Perception: Methods for Measuring Our Perceptions of Others (Leslie Davis Burns & Sharron J. Lennon, p. 153)
  • Analysis of Symbols of Dress in Characterization (Sharron J. Lennon & Leslie Davis Burns, p. 160)
  • Analysis of clothing Expenditures Data: Demographic and Socioeconomic Variables used in Engel Curves (Geiterl Winakor, p. 172)
  • Research Methods and Statistical Techniques in Articles on Social Psychological Aspects of Clothing, 1970-1985 (Jikyeong Kang-Park & Wanda A. Sieben, p. 185)
  • New Directions in Methodological Approaches and Analyses (Leslie Davis Burns & Sharron J. Lennon, p. 197)
  • Charting our Directions: Patterns for the Future (Sharron J. Lennon & Leslie Davis burns, p. 202)
  • Appendices (p. 209)

Social Science Aspects of Dress: New Directions. Sharron J. Lennon, Leslie Davis Burns, Jean A. Hamilton, & Hilda Buckley Lakner (eds.) ITAA Special Publication. #5, 1993, part 2 (6 MB)

  • Theories Applied to Dress Phenomena (p. 68)
  • Semiotic Perspectives in Ehtnography: Implications for the Study of Dress and Identity (Catherine A. Cerny, p. 69)
  • Affect and Cognition in Appearance Management: A Review (Evelyn L. Brannon, p. 82)
  • Cultural Aesthetics and the Social Construction of Gender (Jane E. Workman & Kim K.P. Johnson, p. 93)
  • Physical Disability as an Aspect of Appearance (Jane M. Lamb, p. 110)
  • A Paradigm for the Study of the Social Meaning of Clothes: Complementary of Social Psychological Theories (Richard N. Nagasawa, Sandra s. Hutton & Susan B. Kaiser, p. 117)
  • Theoretical Themes in the Social Sciences Aspects of Dress (Hilda Buckley Lakner, p. 131)

Social Science Aspects of Dress: New Directions. Sharron J. Lennon, Leslie Davis Burns, Jean A. Hamilton, & Hilda Buckley Lakner (eds.) ITAA Special Publication. #5, 1993, part 1 (6 MB)

  • Introduction (p. 1)
  • A Social Science of Dress, 1947-1966: A Personal View, (Mary Ellen Roach-Higgins, p. 2)
  • Soc-Psych Workshop: Initiation, Planning, Outcomes, and Future Directions (Mary Lynn Damhorst & Mary Littrell, p. 25)
  • Dress and Identity (Mary Ellen Roach-Higgins & Joanne B. Eicher, p. 29)
  • Linking the Social Psychology of Dress to Culture: A Contextual Perspective (Susan B. Kaiser, p. 39)
  • Dress and the Dynamics of Culture: Implications for Theory, Method, and Content (Jean A. Hamilton, p. 48)
  • Social Life and Dress: Culture, Context, Complexity (Jean A. Hamilton, p. 57)

Critical Linkages in Textiles and Clothing Subject Matter: Theory, Method and Practice. Susan B. Kaiser & Mary Lynn Damhorst (eds.) ITAA Special Publication. #4, 1991, Part 4 , (6 MB)

  • Production/Distributions Systems: Textiles and Apparel in the Global Economy (p. 223)
  • Producer/Manufacturer/Retailer: An Examination of Practical and Theoretical Interdependencies (Laura D. Jolly & Donna H. Branson, p. 225)
  • Transaction Cost Analysis of Producer/Manufacturer/Retailer Relationships for Textiles and Clothing: An International Perspective (Margaret Rucker, p. 235)
  • The Effects of Textile and Apparel Import Restrictions on the Economic Welfare of U.S. Producers, Retailers, and Consumers (Soyeon Shim, p. 241)
  • Global Perspective: A Strategy for Thinking Creatively and Critically About Emerging Issues (Judith Cardona Forney, p. 249)
  • Worlds Apart: The High Price of Ethnocentricity for Clothing and Textiles and the Cultivation of a Global Perspective (Jean A. Hamilton, p. 257)
  • Theory, Method and Practice: Toward an Informed Praxis (p. 264)
  • Issues and Problems in the Theoretical Development of Textiles and Clothing: Lack of Critical Mass (Richard Nagasawa, p. 266)
  • Linkages in Methodological Themes: Interwoven Patterns (Sharron J. Lennon & Leslie L. Davis, p. 272)
  • Forging Close Encounters: Practice and Theory (Donna H. Branson, Laura D. Jolly & Sharon W. Mord, p. 277)
  • Connections, Commonalities, and Contingencies: Some Working Areas of Convergence (Susan B. Kaiser & Mary Lynn Damhorst p. 283)

Critical Linkages in Textiles and Clothing Subject Matter: Theory, Method and Practice. Susan B. Kaiser & Mary Lynn Damhorst (eds.) ITAA Special Publication. #4, 1991, part 5, cont. (5 MB)

  • Linkages Between Cultural and Historic Aspects of Dress: Are We Making Progress? (Kathleen L. Rowold, p. 178)
  • Social Cognition and the Study of Clothing and Human Behavior (Leslie L. Davis and Sharron J. Lennon, p. 182)
  • Relation of Textiles and Clothing Research to Scientific Inquiry in Social Cognition (Mary Lynn Damhorst, p. 191)
  • Textiles and Clothing and Feminist Theory: A Meaningful Alliance (Susan O. Michelman, p. 203)
  • Gender Relations, Clothing, and Appearance: Discovering a Common Ground with Feminist Thought (Susan B. Kaiser, p. 210)

Critical Linkages in Textiles and Clothing Subject Matter: Theory, Method and Practice. Susan B. Kaiser & Mary Lynn Damhorst (eds.) ITAA Special Publication. #4, 1991, part 3 (5 MB)

  • Appearances and Social Realities (p. 125)
  • Historical Research in Textiles and Clothing: A Position Paper (Linda Welters, p. 129)
  • A Case for the Historical Method in Clothing and Textiles Research (Virginia Gunn, p. 139)
  • Classification Systems: Alternative Research Strategies of Historic Costume (Pamela J. Schlick, p. 150) Cultural and Historical Aspects of Dress: A Proposed Linking of a Human Ecological Approach with Selected Anthropological Concepts (Elaine L. Petersen, p. 168)

Critical Linkages in Textiles and Clothing Subject Matter: Theory, Method and Practice. Susan B. Kaiser & Mary Lynn Damhorst (eds.) ITAA Special Publication. #4, 1991, part 2 (6 MB)

  • Textile Product Evaluation: Physical Properties and Human Perception (p. 61)
  • An Interdisciplinary Concept of Apparel Quality (Wanda A. Sieben, p. 65)
  • Seeking Clarity and Consensus: The Apparel Quality Construct (Marjory J.T. Norton, p. 74)
  • The Conceptualization of Comfort with Regard to Clothing (Nancy L. Markee & Elaine L. Pedersen, p. 81)
  • Concepualization and Measurement of Clothing Comfort: Toward a Metatheory (Donna H. Branson & Maureen Sweeney, p. 94)
  • Wanted: An Interdisciplinary Definition of Clothing Comfort (Jo B. Paoletti, p. 106)
  • Clothing for People with Special Needs: Some Conceptual Issues (Jane M. Lamb, p. 109)
  • Clothing for People with Special Needs: A Proposed MOdel to Examine Personal Dimensions, Clothing Selection Processes, and Personal Self-Acceptance (Betty L. Feather, p. 116)

Critical Linkages in Textiles and Clothing Subject Matter: Theory, Method and Practice. Susan B. Kaiser & Mary Lynn Damhorst (eds.) ITAA Special Publication. #4, 1991, part 1 (6 MB)

  • Introduction: Conceptualizing Critical Linkages in Textiles and Clothing Subject Matter (Susan B. Kaiser & Mary Lynn Damhorst, p. 1)
  • Textiles and clothing in Higher Education: Ideology and Identity/Concepts and Metatheory (p. 11)
  • The Professionalization of Textiles and Clothing in Higher Education (Colleen Frey, p. 15)
  • Textiles and Clothing in Higher Education: Strengthening Linkages and Conceptual Identity (Nancy Ann Rudd, p. 24)
  • Concept Development for Clothing: Past, Present and Future (Ruth E. Hawthorne, p. 33)
  • Concept Clarification in Textiles and Clothing: A Continuing Agenda (Sandra S. Hutton, p. 49)
  • Issues and New Directions: A Call for Metatheorizing in Textiles and Clothing (Richard H. Nagasawa, p. 55)

Global Perspectives Modules for Textiles and Clothing Curriculum and Research. Judith C. Forney and Nancy J. Rabolt (eds.) ACPTC Special Publication. #3, 1990, part 2 (700 KB)

  • Consumer Behavior, Marketing, Merchandising (p. 66)
  • Historic Costume, Textiles (p. 91)
  • Social Psychology of Clothing, Fashion Process (p. 105)
  • List of References (p. 116)

Global Perspectives Modules for Textiles and Clothing Curriculum and Research. Judith C. Forney and Nancy J. Rabolt (eds.) ACPTC Special Publication. #3, 1990, part 1 (1 MB)

  • Introduction to a Global Perspective (p. 1)
  • Apparel Design, Aesthetics, Contemporary & Traditional Dress (p. 7)
  • Apparel & Textile Industry, Economics, Trade (p. 22)

Computer Applications in Textiles & Clothing. Nancy J. Rabolt (ed.) ACPTC Special Publication. #2, 1990 (1.1 MB)

  • General Information/Trends
  • Computer Resources for Clothing & Textiles (Nina J. Dilbeck, p. 1)
  • Computers in the Study of Clothing and Textiles: Current Use and Future Trends (Diane Knoll, p. 3)
  • Computer Applications/Course Development - Design
  • CAD in the Clothing and Textile Classroom: One Approach to Course Development (Kathryn E. Koch, p. 5)
  • Entering Apparel Slopers to Scale Using CAD (Gwendolyn Sheldon, p. 9)
  • Design Evolution Assignment Using CAD (Gwendolyn Sheldon, p. 12)
  • Using the MacIntosh Computer for Textile and Fashion Design (Willard Van de Bogart, p. 15)
  • Computer-Aided Design Applications to Apparel for Special Needs (Nancy Ann Rudd, p. 21) Pattern Alterations with AutoCAD (Nancy H. Steinhaus, p. 26)
  • AudoCAD in the Curriculum: Pre-production Design (Diane Knoll, p. 30)
  • Third-Party Apparel CAD Applications for AutoCAD
  • Overcoming Problems in Apparel Drafting Using PC Pattern (Isabelle M. Lott and George E. Lott, p. 33)
  • Customizing AutoCAD for Apparel with ApparelCAD Software (Phyllis Bell Miller, p. 40)
  • Computer Generated Custom Slopers Using AutoCAD and Cadterns (Lauraline M. Grosenick, p. 45)
  • Computer Applications/Course Development - Merchandising
  • Computer Applications in a Merchandising Curriculum (Jeanne R. Heitmeyer, p. 52)
  • Computer-Aided Experimental Learning for Visual Merchandising: Using AutoCAD for Retail Store Planning, Layout and Design (Carol E. Mehlhoff, p. 54)
  • AutoCAD Streamlines Store Layout and Merchandising (Phyllis Bell Miller, p. 58)
  • MERCHMATH:EZY: Teaching Basic Merchandising Mathematics Using Computerized Drill and Practice (Antigone Kotsiopulos & Jikyeong Kang-Park, p. 61)
  • Other
  • MacFashion: A Computer Tutorial on Twentieth Century Fashion (Catherine A. Cerny & Linda Welters, p. 64)
  • Fashion Documentation and Analysis by Computer (Judy Zaccagnini Flynn, p. 69)
  • Electronic Information Transfer to Improve Curriculum Productivity and Use (Jan School, p. 74)
  • Appendix
  • Software Directory. (p. 79)
  • Computer Related Presentations: ACPTC Meetings 1986-1989. (p. 82)
  • Computer Related Articles: Clothing & Textiles Research Journal 1987-1990. (p. 83)

History of the Association of College Professors of Textiles and Clothing --
Central Region, 1944 - 1988. Lois E. Dickey ACPTC Special Publication. #1, 1990 (3 MB)

  • Approach (p. 1)
  • The Formative Years (An Exploratory Period), 1944-1953 (p. 2)
  • Organization (p. 2)
  • Membership (p. 3)
  • Programs and Activities (p. 3)
  • Reaching out and Seeking an Identity, 1954-1961 (p.4)
  • Organization (p. 4)
  • Membership (p. 5)
  • Programs and Activities (p. 5)
  • Focusing on a Professional Identity, 1962-1970 (p. 6)
  • Organization (p. 6)
  • Membership (p. 7)
  • Programs and Activities (p. 8)
  • ACPTC-CR: A Professional Organization, 1971-1988 (p. 8)
  • Organization (p. 9)
  • Membership (p. 10)
  • Programs and Activities (p. 10)
  • Conclusion (p. 12)
  • References (p. 13)
  • Appendices (p. 15-46)

 

 





 

 

 

 

 

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