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Title Dangerous women : gender and Korean nationalism / edited by Elaine H. Kim and Chungmoo Choi
Published New York : Routledge, 1998


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 MELB  305.409519 Cho/Dwg  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 324 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Introduction / Elaine H. Kim and Chungmoo Choi -- 2. Nationalism and Construction of Gender in Korea / Chungmoo Choi -- 3. Begetting the Nation: The Androcentric Discourse of National History and Tradition in South Korea / Seungsook Moon -- 4. Men's Talk: A Korean American View of South Korean Constructions of Women, Gender, and Masculinity / Elaine H. Kim -- 5. Kindred Distance / Yong Soon Min -- 6. Re-membering the Korean Military Comfort Women: Nationalism, Sexuality, and Silencing / Hyunah Yang -- 7. Prostitute Bodies and Gendered States in U.S.-Korea Relations / Katharine H. S. Moon -- 8. Yanggongju as an Allegory of the Nation: Images of Working-Class Women in Popular and Radical Texts / Hyun Sook Kim -- 9. Working Women and the Ontology of the Collective Subject: (Post)Coloniality and the Representation of Female Subjectivities in Hyon Ki-yong's Paramt'anun som (Island in the Wind) / You-me Park -- 10. Mother Load / Yong Soon Min
11. Ideals of Liberation: Korean Women in Manchuria / Hyun Ok Park -- 12. Re-membering Home / Hyun Yi Kang -- 13. A Peculiar Sensation: A Personal Genealogy of Korean American Women's Cinema / Helen Lee -- 14. Contributors' Notes
Summary Dangerous Women enriches and diversifies the critique of colonial discourse by discussing and analyzing post-colonial challenges Korean and diasporic Korean women have faced and continue to face within the context of multiple gendered colonialisms and their legacies in Korea
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Korean American women -- Social conditions.
Sex role -- Korea -- History.
Women -- Korea (South) -- Social conditions.
Women -- Korea -- History.
Korea -- Civilization.
Author Choi, Chungmoo.
Kim, Elaine H.
LC no. 96049259
ISBN 0415915058 (hb : alk. paper)
0415915066 (pb : alk. paper)