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Author Yoo, Theodore Jun, 1972-
Title The politics of gender in colonial Korea : education, labor, and health, 1910-1945 / Theodore Jun Yoo.
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, 2008.

Author Yoo, Theodore Jun, 1972-
Series Asia Pacific modern ; 3
Asia Pacific modern ; 3.
Subject Women -- Korea -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Sex role -- Korea -- History -- 20th century.
Korea -- History -- Japanese occupation, 1910-1945.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 316 pages) : illustrations
Note Online resource; title from e-book title screen (viewed December 21, 2009).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-301) and index.
Summary This study examines how the concept of 'Korean woman' underwent a radical transformation during the years of Japanese colonialism. The author shows that as women began to occupy positions outside the home, they encountered the pervasive control of the colonial state, which sought to impose modernity on them.
Contents Women in Choson Korea -- The "new woman" and the politics of love, marriage, and divorce in colonial Korea -- The female worker : from home to the factory -- Discoursing in numbers : the female worker and the politics of gender -- The colonized body : Korean women's sexuality and health.
ISBN 9780520934153 (electronic bk.)
0520934156 (electronic bk.)
0520252888 (cloth)
9780520252882 (cloth)
OCLC # 499452287
Additional Format Print version: Yoo, Theodore Jun, 1972- Politics of gender in colonial Korea. Berkeley : University of California Press, 2008 9780520252882 (DLC) 2007040017 (OCoLC)174112634

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