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The politics of gender in colonial Korea : education, labor, and health, 1910-1945

Author: Theodore Jun Yoo
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2008.
Series: Asia Pacific modern, 3.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study examines how the concept of 'Korean woman' underwent a radical transformation during the years of Japanese colonialism. The author shows that as women began to occupy positions outside the home, they encountered the pervasive control of the colonial state, which sought to impose modernity on them.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Yoo, Theodore Jun, 1972-
Politics of gender in colonial Korea.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007040017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore Jun Yoo
ISBN: 0520252888 9780520252882 1282359339 9781282359338
OCLC Number: 499452287
Notes: Title from e-book title screen (viewed December 21, 2009).
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 316 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Women in Chosŏn Korea --
The "new woman" and the politics of love, marriage, and divorce in colonial Korea --
The female worker : from home to the factory --
Discoursing in numbers : the female worker and the politics of gender --
The colonized body : Korean women's sexuality and health.
Series Title: Asia Pacific modern, 3.
Responsibility: Theodore Jun Yoo.

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Examines how the concept of "Korean woman" underwent a transformation in Korea's public discourse during the years of Japanese colonialism. This study shows that as women moved out of traditional  Read more...

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