Negotiating the Boundaries of Nation, Christianity, and Gender: the Korean Women's Movement against Military Prostitution

  title={Negotiating the Boundaries of Nation, Christianity, and Gender: the Korean Women's Movement against Military Prostitution},
  author={Nakyoung Lee},
  journal={Asian Journal of Women's Studies},
  pages={34 - 66}
  • Nakyoung Lee
  • Published 1 January 2011
  • Political Science, Sociology
  • Asian Journal of Women's Studies
Abstract The 1980s in South Korea began with a military regime right after the explosive demise of the previous authoritarian regime. Korea's democratization movement was at its peak in the mid-1980s and confronted the military regime and eventually brought it down. This paper examines the Korean women's movement and military prostitution in the U.S. camp town (hereafter the kijich'on movement) during the democratic transition (the 1980s-1990s). It also looks at the ongoing negotiations that… 

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