Richard Thompson Ford is a professor at Stanford Law School. He has written about law, social and cultural issues, and race relations for the New York Times, the Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, and Slate. He is the author of the New York Times notable books The Race Card and Rights Gone Wrong.
For centuries, clothing has been a wearable status symbol; fashion, a weapon in struggles for social change; and dress codes, a way to maintain political control. Dress codes evolved along with the social and political ideals of the day, but they always r... SEE MORE