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From Orphan to Adoptee: U.S. Empire and Genealogies of Korean Adoption

SooJin Pate

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683055
eISBN:
9781452948980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683055.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Since the 1950s, more than 100,000 Korean children have been adopted by predominantly white Americans; they were orphans of the Korean War, or so the story went. But begin the story earlier, as this ... More


Gender and the Militaristic Gaze

Soojin Pate

in From Orphan to Adoptee: U.S. Empire and Genealogies of Korean Adoption

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683055
eISBN:
9781452948980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683055.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter considers Korean War orphans as the figurative offspring of U.S. militarism by revealing how the codes of militarized prostitution constructed male orphans as American soldiers and ... More


El Comunista: Radical Journalism and Transnational Anarchism, 1920–1921

Kirwin R. Shaffer

in Black Flag Boricuas: Anarchism, Antiauthoritarianism, and the Left in Puerto Rico, 1897-1921

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037641
eISBN:
9780252094903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037641.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter investigates these Bayamón anarchists in 1920 and early 1921, through the newspaper El Comunista. The paper became the longest-running, most financially successful anarchist newspaper in ... More


Militarized Refuge(es)

Yến Lê Espiritu

in Body Counts: The Vietnam War and Militarized Refuge(es)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277700
eISBN:
9780520959002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277700.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines war in terms of “militarized violence.” Methodologically, it traces the most-traveled refugee route via military aircraft as a critical lens through which to map, both ... More


Distant Wars Visible: The Ambivalence of Witnessing

Wendy Kozol

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681297
eISBN:
9781452948676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681297.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Distant Wars Visible brings a new perspective to the enduring question about the efficacy of conflict photography and other forms of visual advocacy. In the twenty-first century, visuality has been a ... More


The “Good Warriors” and the “Good Refugee”

Yến Lê Espiritu

in Body Counts: The Vietnam War and Militarized Refuge(es)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277700
eISBN:
9780520959002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277700.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter shows how popular narratives of Vietnamese refugees have been deployed to rescue the Vietnam War for Americans. It asserts that studies of Vietnam veterans and Vietnamese refugees are ... More


Precarity in the Night Sky: Missile Defense Advocacy and the U.S. Surveillance Regime

Wendy Kozol

in Distant Wars Visible: The Ambivalence of Witnessing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681297
eISBN:
9781452948676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681297.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This chapter considers how the militarized gaze calls upon American citizens to witness the national surveillance regime through a framework of precarity. Virtual wars on missile defense advocacy ... More


Looking Elsewhere

Wendy Kozol

in Distant Wars Visible: The Ambivalence of Witnessing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681297
eISBN:
9781452948676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681297.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

The Introduction contextualizes the topic of the book and gives an overview of the chapters.


Battlefield Trophies: Soldiers’ Archives and the Affective Politics of Recoil

Wendy Kozol

in Distant Wars Visible: The Ambivalence of Witnessing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681297
eISBN:
9781452948676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681297.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This chapter explores the ways in which archives that bear the traces of military violence set up ambivalent affective demands for those who turn to photographic archives in pursuit of evidence. I ... More


Human Rights, Visual Rhetoric: Photojournalism and the War in Afghanistan

Wendy Kozol

in Distant Wars Visible: The Ambivalence of Witnessing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681297
eISBN:
9781452948676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681297.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This chapter further analyzes the ambivalences of media witnessing through a study of the visual rhetorics of women’s human rights in Associated Press photographs of Afghan women caught up in the War ... More


From the Sky, on the Ground

Wendy Kozol

in Distant Wars Visible: The Ambivalence of Witnessing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681297
eISBN:
9781452948676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681297.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

The newest visual technology of U.S. warfare to be made public is the covert drone program. In this conclusion, I discuss visual representations of drone warfare as a further opportunity to consider ... More


Epilogue Tracing Other Genealogies of Korean Adoption

Soojin Pate

in From Orphan to Adoptee: U.S. Empire and Genealogies of Korean Adoption

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816683055
eISBN:
9781452948980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683055.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter suggests that Asian American studies, particularly critical adoption studies, must renew its investment in analyzing the ways in which U.S. militarism affects the bodies, identities, and ... More


Cold War Legacies

Jacqueline Castledine

in Cold War Progressives: Women's Interracial Organizing for Peace and Freedom

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037269
eISBN:
9780252094439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037269.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter illustrates how African American women remained active at both the highest levels of the Progressive Party (PP) and its base, where interracial grassroots networks attempted to bring the ... More


Skeptical Documents: Toward an Ethics of Spectatorship

Wendy Kozol

in Distant Wars Visible: The Ambivalence of Witnessing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681297
eISBN:
9781452948676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681297.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This chapter analyzes five reparative projects about military conflicts that engage with the affective pleasures and pains of historical witnessing. These projects confront the limits of ... More


Domesticating War in Kosovo: Media Witnessing and Transnational Motherhood

Wendy Kozol

in Distant Wars Visible: The Ambivalence of Witnessing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681297
eISBN:
9781452948676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681297.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This chapter analyzes the ideal of transnational motherhood in photojournalism’s coverage of the NATO bombings to address the conundrum for media witnessing between the need for publicity and the ... More


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