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Dangerous Women Gender and Korean Nationalism

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ISBN-10: 0415915066

ISBN-13: 9780415915069

Edition: 1998

Authors: Elaine H. Kim, Chungmoo Choi

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Dangerous Womenaddresses the themes of Korean nationalism and gender construction, as well as various issues related to the colonialization and decolonialization of the Koreannation. Leading scholars discuss how Korea, as a result of years of foreign domination, can still be seen as an "imaginary" and "gendered" nation--as a metaphor, even, for Korean women both there and abroad. Together, these essays explore the troubled category of "woman," placing it in the specific context of a marginalized and colonized nation. Yet Korean women are not configured here merely as metaphors for an emasculated and enfantilized "homeland." They are also shown to be by-products of a problematic gender…    
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Book details

List price: $51.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 11/5/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 250
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

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Introduction
Chungmoo Choi
Nationalism and Construction of Gender in Korea
Seungsook Moon
Begetting the Nation: The Androcentric Discourse of National History and Tradition in South Korea
Elaine H. Kim
Men's Talk: A Korean American View of South Korean Constructions of Women, Gender, and Masculinity
Yong Soon Min
Kindred Distance (Photo Essay)
Hyunah Yang
Re-membering the Korean Military Comfort Women: Nationalism, Sexuality, and Silencing
Katharine H.S. Moon
Prostitute Bodies and Gendered States in U.S.-Korea Relations
Hyun Sook Kim
Yanggongjucas an Allegory of the Nation: Images of Working-Class Women in Popular and Radical Texts
(Island in the Wind) You-me Park
Working Women and the Ontology of the Collective Subject: (Post)Coloniality and the Representation of Female Subjectivities in
Paramtanun Som
Yong Soon Min
Mother Load (Photo Essay)
Hyun Ok Park
Ideals of Liberation: Korean Women in Manchuria
Hyun Yi Kang
Re-membering Home
Helen Lee
A Peculiar Sensation: A Personal Genealogy of Korean American Women's Cinema Lee