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

Janice C.H. Kim

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759090
eISBN:
9780804787475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759090.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Linking economic and social historical research methods with special reference to the evolution of the industrial labor force, this book offers an account of the popular expansion of gender, labor, ... More


Ethnography as Self-Reflection: Japanese Anthropology in Colonial Korea

E. Taylor Atkins

in Primitive Selves: Koreana in the Japanese Colonial Gaze, 1910-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266735
eISBN:
9780520947689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266735.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter teases out the multiple, sometimes contradictory, messages in Japanese ethnographic accounts and images of colonial Korea to assess their practical and ideological value to the imperial ... More


Introduction

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/9780804759090.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter, which introduces an alternative framework for understanding factory women in the colonial era and, by extension, female wage workers in twentieth-century Korea, analyzes the ... More


Introduction: The Child and Modern Korea

Dafna Zur

in Figuring Korean Futures: Children's Literature in Modern Korea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781503601680
eISBN:
9781503603110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503601680.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Children’s literature in Korea emerged in the early twentieth century under Japanese colonial rule. This literature was marked by what Korean writers called the child-heart, the conflation of nature ... More


Assimilation’s Racializing Sensibilities: Colonized Koreans as Yobos and the “Yobo-ization” of Expatriate Japanese

Todd A. Henry

in The Affect of Difference: Representations of Race in East Asian Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852801
eISBN:
9780824868666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852801.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Attention to colonial sensibilities figured centrally in the government-general’s avowed goal to “assimilate” colonized Koreans into the empire. However, this elusive project of cultural ... 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


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


Conclusions: The Legacies of Colonial 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/9780804759090.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides a conclusion on the legacies of female factory workers in colonial Korea. These factory women dealt practically with the problems posed by capitalist patriarchy. Deconstructing ... More


Migrating with the Movies: Japanese Settler Film Culture

Dong Hoon Kim

in Eclipsed Cinema: The Film Culture of Colonial Korea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474421805
eISBN:
9781474434782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421805.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

To adequately analyse Joseon cinema’s dual nature as a colonial and pseudo-national cinema against the colonial backdrop, it is indispensable to not only examine Korean elements but also consider the ... More


Lives and Labors Inside the Factories

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/9780804759090.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter demonstrates the terms and conditions of labor in the cotton spinning and weaving, silk-reeling, and rubber shoemaking mills, concentrating on the procedures of manufacturing that ... More


Faces that Change: Physiognomy, Portraiture, and Photography in Colonial Korea

Gyewon Kim

in The Affect of Difference: Representations of Race in East Asian Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852801
eISBN:
9780824868666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852801.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In the popular print culture of colonial Korea 'face' emerged as a keyword in relation to the newly emerging pseudoscience of physiognomy, which claimed to be able to read personality traits from ... More


Dining Out in the Land of Desire: Colonial Seoul and the Korean Culture of Consumption

Katarzyna J. Cwiertka

in Consuming Korean Tradition in Early and Late Modernity: Commodification, Tourism, and Performance

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833930
eISBN:
9780824870416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833930.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the culture of consumption of colonial Korea, illuminating the role of the department store as the key icon of a modern urban space where new practices, attitudes, and dreams ... More


Imperatives of Culture: Selected Essays on Korean History, Literature, and Society from the Japanese Colonial Era

Christopher P. Hanscom, Walter K. Lew, and Youngju Ryu (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838218
eISBN:
9780824871062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838218.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book contains translations—many appearing for the first time in the English language—of major literary, critical, and historical essays from the colonial period (1910–1945) in Korea. Considered ... More


Conclusion: Integrating into the Imperial Cinema

Dong Hoon Kim

in Eclipsed Cinema: The Film Culture of Colonial Korea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474421805
eISBN:
9781474434782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421805.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The conclusion looks into the manner in which Joseon cinema lost its autonomy and became subsumed into the imperial cinema from the late 1930s onward. I discuss how the increasing influx of Japanese ... More


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