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Yoo, Theodore Jun

Overview
Works: 2 works in 11 publications in 1 language and 1,066 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HQ1765.5.Y644 2008, 305.4889570904
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Most widely held works by Theodore Jun Yoo
The Politics of Gender in Colonial Korea Education, Labor, and Health, 19101945 by Theodore Jun Yoo( )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This study examines how the concept of "Korean woman" underwent a radical transformation in Korea's public discourse during the years of Japanese colonialism. Theodore Jun Yoo shows that as women moved out of traditional spheres to occupy new positions outside the home, they encountered the pervasive control of the colonial state, which sought to impose modernity on them. While some Korean women conformed to the dictates of colonial hegemony, others took deliberate pains to distinguish between what was "modern" (e.g., Western outfits) and thus legitimate, and what was & quot
The politics of gender in colonial Korea : education, labor, and health, 1910-1945 by Theodore Jun Yoo( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This study examines how the concept of "Korean woman" underwent a radical transformation in Korea's public discourse during the years of Japanese colonialism. Theodore Jun Yoo shows that as women moved out of traditional spheres to occupy new positions outside the home, they encountered the pervasive control of the colonial state, which sought to impose modernity on them. While some Korean women conformed to the dictates of colonial hegemony, others took deliberate pains to distinguish between what was "modern" (e.g., Western outfits) and thus legitimate, and what was "Japanese," and thus illegitimate. Yoo argues that what made the experience of these women unique was the dual confrontation with modernity itself and with Japan as a colonial power." -- Publisher description
 
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Alternative Names
Theodore Jun Yoo.
Yoo, Theodore Jun 1972-
Languages
English (11)
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