Borderline society and ‘rebellious mourning’: the case of South Korean feminist activism

  title={Borderline society and ‘rebellious mourning’: the case of South Korean feminist activism},
  author={Ye jin Hwang},
  journal={Studies in Theatre and Performance},
  pages={32 - 46}
  • Y. Hwang
  • Published 25 January 2021
  • Sociology
  • Studies in Theatre and Performance
ABSTRACT In this article I propose two concepts – a borderline society and ‘rebellious mourning’ – to present a conceptual framework for understanding contemporary Korean feminism. This article argues that borderline society is both a concept and a product of co-existing and contesting ways of Korean women’s speaking against the culture of gender-based violence to consider the (imagined) topography for their co-existence as one that requires the psychic conception of reality as a counterpart to… 



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