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Legacies of the comfort women of World War II

Author: Margaret D Stetz; Bonnie B C Oh
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2001.
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The stories of the former comfort women -- long suppressed, but now emerging -- have galvanized both Asian and non-Asian intellectuals working in a variety of fields. Throughout the past decade, in particular, scholars of Asian history and politics, feminists, human rights activists, documentary filmmakers, visual artists, and novelists have begun to address the subject of the comfort system; to take up the cause of  Read more...
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Legacies of the comfort women of World War II.
Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2001
(OCoLC)610569567
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret D Stetz; Bonnie B C Oh
ISBN: 0765605430 9780765605436 0765605449 9780765605443
OCLC Number: 45861973
Notes: "An East gate book."
Description: xvi, 230 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Japanese imperial system and the Korean "comfort women" of World War II / Bonnie B.C. Oh --
"Comfort women" and the cultural tradition of prostitution in Japanese erotic art / Linda Gertner Zatlin --
"Comfort women" in the Dutch East Indies / Yuki Tanaka --
Prostitutes versus sex slaves: the politics of representing the "comfort women" / Chunghee Sarah Soh --
Wartime sexual violence against women: a feminist response / Margaret D. Stetz --
"Such an unthinkable thing": Asian American transnational feminism and the "'Comfort women' of World War II" conference / Pamela Thoma --
Urgent matters: redress for surviving "comfort women" / Dongwoo Lee Hahm --
My own Gaiatsu: a document from 1945 provides proof / Grant K. Goodman --
Placing Japanese war criminals on the U.S. Justice Department's "watch list" of 3 December 1996: the legal and political background / John Y. Lee --
A film within the film: making a documentary about Korean "comfort women" / Dai Sil Kim-Gibson --
Making In the name of the emperor / Christine Choy --
Tomiyama Taeko's A memory of the sea / Margaret D. Stetz, Bonnie B.C. Oh, with three illustrations of work by Tomiyama Taeko --
"Unsuspecting souls": art evokes history at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum / Jill Medvedow, with two illustrations of work by Mona Higuchi --
To give a voice / Therese Park.
Responsibility: Margaret D. Stetz and Bonnie B.C. Oh., editors.
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This volume contains a cross-section of responses to the issues raised by the former comfort women and their new visibility on the international stage. Its focus is on how many have been preserving,  Read more...

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