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  • Fashion, Beauty, and Nation

    Séagh Kehoe

    Chapter from the book: Kehoe S. & Wielander G. 2021. Cultural China 2020: The Contemporary China Centre Review.


    This chapter examines the various ways in which fashion, beauty, and nation intersect. It covers topics such as ethnic relations, class hierarchy and transgression, punk culture, and cosmetic surgery and masculinity.

    Chapter Contents:

    1.0 Introduction
    Séagh Kehoe
    1.1 Beautifying Uyghur Bodies: Fashion, ‘Modernity’, and State Power in the Tarim Basin
    Timothy Grose
    1.2 Karaoke Bar Hostesses and Japan-Korea Wave in Postsocialist China: The Politics of Fashion, Class Hierarchy, and Transgression
    Tiantian Zheng
    1.3 Punk Culture and Its Fashion in China
    Jian Xiao
    1.4 Cosmetic Surgery, Flower Boys, and Soft Masculinity in China
    Wen Hua

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    How to cite this chapter
    Kehoe, S. 2021. Fashion, Beauty, and Nation. In: Kehoe S. & Wielander G (eds.), Cultural China 2020. London: University of Westminster Press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.16997/book58.b

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    Published on Nov. 29, 2021