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Description - Dangerous Women by Elaine H. Kim

This anthology is a collection of essays on the politics of Korean and Korean-American gender and sexuality. The essays address the theme of Korean nationalism and gender construction, issues related to colonialization and decolonialization processes including Korea as imaginary nation, national woman, and gendered nation. Together, the essays problematize the troubled category of women, in the imaginings of a national community under colonialism, neo-colonialism, and marginalization in the metropolitan centre. The essays in the anthology chart the sites of construction/deployment and attempt feminist intervention, in order to recuperate womanhood. Some of them critique national feminism, which is another hegemonic discourse.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415915069
ISBN-10: 0415915066
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 250
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Dec-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Elaine H. Kim

Elaine Kim is Professor of Asian American Studies and Chair of Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Chungmoo Choi is Professor of East Asian Studies at the University of California, Irvine.

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