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Author Moon, Seungsook, 1963-

Title Militarized modernity and gendered citizenship in South Korea / Seungsook Moon.

Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306.27095195 MOON    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 254 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Politics, history, and culture.
Politics, history, and culture.
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [213]-237) and index.
Contents Introduction: The gender politics of nation building and citizenship in South Korea -- The historical roots and the rise of militarized modernity -- Mobilized to be martial and productive : men's subjection to the nation and the masculine subjectivity of family provider -- Marginalized in production and mobilized to be domestic : women's incorporation into the nation -- The decline of militarized modernity and the rise of the discourse of democratization -- The trajectory of men's citizenship as shaped by military and economic mobilization -- The trajectory of women's citizenship as shaped by their economic marginalization as reproducers -- Conclusion: Modernity, gender, and citizenship.
Summary "This book is a postcolonial feminist study of the politics of membership in the modern Korean nation." --introd.
Subject Feminism -- Political aspects -- Korea (South)
Sex role -- Korea (South)
Citizenship -- Korea (South)
Militarism -- Korea (South)
Korea (South) -- Politics and government -- 1988-2002.
Korea (South) -- Social conditions.
Korea (South) -- Economic conditions -- 1960-
Korea (South) -- Politics and government -- 1960-1988.
Korea (South) -- Politics and government -- 1988-
Standard Number 2211310
ISBN 0822336278 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822336162 (paperback: alk. paper)