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Gender and labour in Korea and Japan : sexing class

Author: Ruth Barraclough; Elyssa Faison
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Series: ASAA women in Asia series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores gender, labour and class in Korea and Japan. This book focuses in particular on two forms of labour that have been crucial to understandings of gender, work and class throughout the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Barraclough; Elyssa Faison
ISBN: 9780415776639 0415776635 9780203874363 0203874366 9780415673587 0415673585
OCLC Number: 227922640
Description: ix, 152 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : the entanglement of sexual and industrial labour / Ruth Barraclough & Elyssa Faison --
Sexing class : "the prostitute" in Japanese proletarian literature / Heather Bowen-Struyk --
Gender and Korean labour in wartime japan / Elyssa Faison --
Military prostitution and women's sexual labour in Japan and Korea / Chunghee Sarah Soh --
Slum romance in Korean factory girl literature / Ruth Barraclough --
Shipyard women and the politics of gender : a case study of the KSEC yard in South Korea / Hwasook Nam --
The frailty of men : the redemption of masculinity in the Korean labour movement / Jong Bum Kwon --
Gender and ethnicity at work : Korean "hostess" club Rose in Japan / Haeng-ja Sachiko Chung.
Series Title: ASAA women in Asia series.
Responsibility: edited by Ruth Barraclough and Elyssa Faison.
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"This edited volume is a marvelous text in terms of understanding gendered labour in Japan and South Korea." - Jesook Song, Pacific Affairs: Volume 83, No. 4 - December 2010"Women are often divided Read more...

 
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