TITLE

Expanded Spaces and New Relations: The Evolution of New Women in East Asia Commentary

AUTHOR(S)
Leong, Karen J.
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Intersections: Gender & Sexuality in Asia & the Pacific;May2012, Issue 29, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses women's roles in late 19th- and early 20th-century Japan and Korea. It responds to articles by scholars Jan Bardsley, and Hyaweweol Choi and Ruth Barraclough which appear elsewhere in the issue. Particular focus is given to the relationship between women reformers and female entertainers and sex workers. Topics discussed include the Korean entertainers known as kisaeng and Korean women who traveled abroad for educational or professional purposes.
ACCESSION #
76422630

 

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