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Colonial Labor: The Disciplinary Power of Ethnicity

Elyssa Faison

in Managing Women: Disciplining Labor in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252967
eISBN:
9780520934184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252967.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores issues of ethnicity, status, and citizenship in Japan's textile factories. Beginning in 1920, a number of mills began to employ increasingly large numbers of Korean and Okinawan ... More


Discoursing in Numbers: The Female Worker and the Politics of Gender

Theodore Jun Yoo

in The Politics of Gender in Colonial Korea: Education, Labor, and Health, 1910-1945

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252882
eISBN:
9780520934153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252882.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on labor unrest among Korean women workers and the public debate among Korean reformers and the Japanese state about how to reassert control over this unruly group. It highlights ... More


The Colonized Body: Korean Women’s Sexuality and Health

Theodore Jun Yoo

in The Politics of Gender in Colonial Korea: Education, Labor, and Health, 1910-1945

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252882
eISBN:
9780520934153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252882.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the discursive forces that competed to define Korean women's bodies and reproductive capacities within the framework of medical science. Reproducing the nation was a top ... More


Gender and Mission Encounters in Korea: New Women, Old Ways

Hyaeweol Choi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098695
eISBN:
9780520943780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098695.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book traces the genealogy of modern womanhood in the encounters between Koreans and American Protestant missionaries in the early twentieth century, during Korea's colonization by Japan. The ... More


Popular Cultural Capital and Cultural Identity:: Young Korean Women’s Cultural Appropriation of Japanese TV Dramas

Dong-Hoo Lee

in East Asian Pop Culture: Analysing the Korean Wave

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098923
eISBN:
9789882206885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098923.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter ethnographically examines how young Korean women, from their late teens to early thirties, watched and related Japanese TV dramas to their daily lives. It first explores the ways in ... More


Introduction

Theodore Jun Yoo

in The Politics of Gender in Colonial Korea: Education, Labor, and Health, 1910-1945

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252882
eISBN:
9780520934153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252882.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book seeks to employ new methodologies by analyzing how Korean women from different socioeconomic backgrounds experienced the tumultuous period of Japanese colonialism. In particular, it seeks ... More


Gender Security in North Korea

Kyung-Ae Park

in Non-Traditional Security Issues in North Korea

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837396
eISBN:
9780824871154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837396.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores the gendered impacts of the economic crisis in order to examine how it has affected women’s economic security in North Korea. North Korean women experienced a series of profound ... More


Conclusion

Theodore Jun Yoo

in The Politics of Gender in Colonial Korea: Education, Labor, and Health, 1910-1945

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252882
eISBN:
9780520934153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252882.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the context of colonial modernity, Korean women discovered new opportunities to articulate their sense of spatial location, craft new identities, and challenge the Confucian patriarchal system. ... More


The Pacific War and the Life Courses of Working Women

in To Live to Work: Factory Women in Colonial Korea, 1910–1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759090
eISBN:
9780804787475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759090.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter investigates the Pacific war and its impact on women workers. It first reviews the operational changes in the procedures of production and labor mobilization during the late 1930s, and ... 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


The Politics of Gender in Colonial Korea: Education, Labor, and Health, 1910-1945

Theodore JunYoo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252882
eISBN:
9780520934153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252882.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This study examines how the concept of “Korean woman” underwent a radical transformation in Korea's public discourse during the years of Japanese colonialism. The book shows that as women moved out ... More


Anatomy of a Dancer: Place, Lineage, and Liberation

Peggy Myo-Young Choy

in Asian Settler Colonialism: From Local Governance to the Habits of Everyday Life in Hawaii

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830151
eISBN:
9780824869243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830151.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter traces its author's own dance movements back through a family history of resistance in Hawai‘i that leaves us with important lessons for Asian settlers to consider. Her aunt's early ... More


Reflections of a Zen Buddhist Nun

Kim Iryop

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838782
eISBN:
9780824871468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838782.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The life and work of Kim Iryŏp (1896–1971) bear witness to Korea's encounter with modernity. A prolific writer, Iryŏp reflected on identity and existential loneliness in her poems, short stories, and ... More


Contests of Power and Workers' Modes of Association

in To Live to Work: Factory Women in Colonial Korea, 1910–1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759090
eISBN:
9780804787475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759090.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter illustrates some of the varieties and extents of working women's political consciousness by outlining the collective actions of workers and their modes of association capitalist. It is ... More


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