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Toward Postcolonial Feminist Subjectivity: Korean Women’s Redress Movement for “Comfort Women”

Akwi Seo

in Rethinking Japanese Feminisms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866693
eISBN:
9780824876937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866693.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The issue of “comfort women” urged a self-revision of Japanese women’s movements in the 1990s from “victim” to “assailant,” from monolith to multiplicity, revealing a legacy of colonialism and racism ... More


Homing: An Affective Topography of Ethnic Korean Return Migration

Ji-Yeon O. Jo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824867751
eISBN:
9780824876968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867751.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Homing Diaspora Koreans revolves around the experiences of legacy migrants—later-generation diaspora Koreans who have migrated to South Korea—from China, the Commonwealth of Independent States, and ... More


Rewriting the Adoptee Experience

Kimberly D. McKee

in Disrupting Kinship: Transnational Politics of Korean Adoption in the United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042287
eISBN:
9780252051128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042287.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Adoptees’ print and online works provide a critical starting point for other adoptees as they negotiate their multiple, intersecting identities. The autobiographical narrative encourages adoptees’ ... More


Holt International Summer School or Three-Week Re-Koreanization (1999–2004)

Elise Prébin

in Meeting Once More: The Korean Side of Transnational Adoption

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760260
eISBN:
9780814764961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760260.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how South Korean society undertakes symbolic actions to integrate international adoptees as an ambiguous group that stands in between cultures. Focusing on Holt Children's ... More


Introduction

Alyssa M. Park

in Sovereignty Experiments: Korean Migrants and the Building of Borders in Northeast Asia, 1860-1945

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501738364
eISBN:
9781501738371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738364.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter gives an overview of the book and explains its framework and key terms. It defines sovereignty as a state’s authority claims over activities within a given political space, and presents ... More


Shift in South Korean Policies toward Korean Adoptees (1954–Today)

Elise Prébin

in Meeting Once More: The Korean Side of Transnational Adoption

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760260
eISBN:
9780814764961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760260.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the shift in South Korean policies toward Korean adoptees and in public opinion about transnational adoption in the country since 1954. It begins by tracing the history of ... More


Everyday Encounters

Elise Prébin

in Meeting Once More: The Korean Side of Transnational Adoption

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760260
eISBN:
9780814764961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760260.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the construction of Korean adoptees as members of the all-encompassing diaspora in relation to everyday life when adoptees encounter South Koreans in the streets. Drawing on a ... More


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