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Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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Class Struggle or Family Struggle?: The Lives of Women Factory Workers in South Korea

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Publisher Comments:

This study considers South Korean economic development from the perspective of young female factory workers, who grapple with defining their roles in respect to marriage and motherhood. Kim explores the women's individual and collective struggles to improve their positions and examines their links with other political forces within the labor movement. She analyzes how female workers envision their place in society, how they cope with economic and social marginalization in their daily lives, and how they develop strategies for a better future.

Synopsis:

This ethnography examines the lives of young female factory workers in the Masan Free Export Zone of South Korea.

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures; Preface: field, subject, author; Acknowledgements; Language Note; 1. Women caught between global capitalism and South Korean patriarchy; 2. The process of production in the Masan Free Export Zone; 3. The myth of social mobility: its creation and reproduction among women workers; 4. Labor militancy and collective action; 5. The making of working class identity: students' theories and workers' lives; 6. Conclusion; References; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521114653
Author:
Kim, Seung-kyung
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
Kim, Seung-Kyung
Location:
New York
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Women & Business
Subject:
anthropology;cultural anthropology
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20090231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
3 b/w illus.
Pages:
236
Dimensions:
9.00x6.00x.54 in. .77 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Anthropology » Cultural Anthropology
History and Social Science » Economics » General

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