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Under construction [electronic resource] : the gendering of modernity, class, and consumption in the Republic of Korea / edited by Laurel Kendall.

Contributor(s): Kendall, Laurel.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, c2002Description: 1 online resource (viii, 206 p.).ISBN: 0585463530 (electronic bk.); 9780585463537 (electronic bk.).Other title: Gendering of modernity, class, and consumption in the Republic of Korea.Subject(s): Sex role -- Korea (South) | Masculinity -- Korea (South) | Femininity -- Korea (South) | Social classes -- Korea (South) | Women -- Korea (South) -- Social conditions | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Gender Studies | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Under construction.DDC classification: 305.3/095195 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Women, mobility, and desire: narrating class and gender in South Korea / Nancy Abelmann -- Discourses of illness, meanings of modernity: a gendered construction of S�onginby�ong / June J.H. Lee -- The production and subversion of hegemonic masculinity: reconfiguring gender hierarchy in contemporary South Korea / Seungsook Moon -- Gender construction in the offices of a South Korean conglomerate / Roger L. Janelli, Dawnhee Yim -- The concept of female sexuality in Korean popular culture / So-Hee Lee -- Living with conflicting subjectivities: mother, motherly wife, and sexy woman in the transition from colonial-modern to postmodern Korea / Cho Haejoang.
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A collection of 7 papers, 5 originally presented at a workshop on "Gender and Social Change in Late Twentieth-Century Korea," held at Columbia University in the spring of 1995 under the sponsorhip of the Center for Korean Research, and revised for this volume.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Women, mobility, and desire: narrating class and gender in South Korea / Nancy Abelmann -- Discourses of illness, meanings of modernity: a gendered construction of S�onginby�ong / June J.H. Lee -- The production and subversion of hegemonic masculinity: reconfiguring gender hierarchy in contemporary South Korea / Seungsook Moon -- Gender construction in the offices of a South Korean conglomerate / Roger L. Janelli, Dawnhee Yim -- The concept of female sexuality in Korean popular culture / So-Hee Lee -- Living with conflicting subjectivities: mother, motherly wife, and sexy woman in the transition from colonial-modern to postmodern Korea / Cho Haejoang.

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