TITLE

In Search of Knowledge and Selfhood: Korean Women Studying Overseas in Colonial Korea

AUTHOR(S)
Choi, Hyaeweol
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Intersections: Gender & Sexuality in Asia & the Pacific;May2012, Issue 29, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses Korean women who traveled overseas for educational or professional purposes during Korea's colonial period. According to the author, Korean women's experiences abroad helped them to challenge depictions of gender roles and the stereotype of the New Woman (sin yosong) in popular print media. It is suggested that these women travelers also sometimes reinforced patriarchal gender norms. Other topics include modernity, nation-building, and selfhood.
ACCESSION #
76422624

 

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