Forming capital: Emblematizing discourses of mobility in South Korea

@article{Lo2017FormingCE,
  title={Forming capital: Emblematizing discourses of mobility in South Korea},
  author={A. Lo and Lee Jin Choi},
  journal={Language in Society},
  year={2017},
  volume={46},
  pages={77 - 93}
}
Abstract This article examines how listening subjects (Inoue 2006) mediate understandings of mobility in South Korea. Focusing on a cybercampaign to discredit the hip-hop star Tablo, it traces the ways that a listening public regimented signs relating to educational credentials, language, citizenship, and demeanor into forms of institutionalized, embodied, or objectified capital (Bourdieu 1986). Through the crafting of certain signs as icons that pointed to Tablo's ‘true’ character, and others… Expand
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