The discussion aims to demonstrate the evolving styles that reveal women's growing emancipation, and which foreground their bodies as the point of social contention. Qipao is often presented as a national costume in the Chinese culture, but its identity is fraught with gender related issues as well as its role as a tool of social redefinition.
- Twentieth century
- Women's emancipation
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Business, Management and Accounting(all)