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Managing Korean War Brides

Susie Woo

in Framed by War: Korean Children and Women at the Crossroads of US Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479889914
eISBN:
9781479845712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889914.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the relationship between Americans and Korean women, both real and imagined. It begins in 1945 in South Korea with US militarized prostitution and its effects on Korean women. ... More


Framed by War: Korean Children and Women at the Crossroads of US Empire

Susie Woo

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479889914
eISBN:
9781479845712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889914.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Korean women and children have become the forgotten population of a forgotten war. Framed by War traces how the Korean orphan, GI baby, adoptee, birth mother, prostitute, and bride—figures produced ... More


Conclusion: Broken Family Frames

Susie Woo

in Framed by War: Korean Children and Women at the Crossroads of US Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479889914
eISBN:
9781479845712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889914.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The conclusion centers upon the legacies of US empire. The immigration of Korean adoptees and military brides to the United States, now numbering over 250,000 combined, evinces the paths of migration ... More


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