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This book focuses in particular on two forms of labour that have been crucial to understandings of gender, work and class throughout the twentieth century: sexual labour and industrial labour. Seller Inventory Condition: Brand New. In Stock. Book Description Routledge. Seller Inventory APC Publisher: Routledge , This specific ISBN edition is currently not available. View all copies of this ISBN edition:. Synopsis About this title Bringing together for the first time sexual and industrial labour as the means to understand gender, work and class in modern Japan and Korea, this book shows that a key feature of the industrialisation of these countries was the associated development of a modern sex labour industry.
Review : " This edited volume is a marvelous text in terms of understanding gendered labour in Japan and South Korea. The case studies provide specific examples of the way gender and work have operated across a variety of contexts, including Korean shipyard unions, Japanese hostess clubs employing Korean-Japanese 'passing' as Japanese, the poetry of female Japanese unionists and in the autobiographical proletarian literature of Korean female textile workers.
Overall, this book provides a compelling account of the relationship between gender and labour in Korea and Japan, both today and across the course of the twentieth century, and shows clearly how ideas about gender have contributed in fundamental ways to conceptions of class and worker identities. Buy New View Book. About AbeBooks. Other Popular Editions of the Same Title.
Search for all books with this author and title. Customers who bought this item also bought. Stock Image. New Hardcover Quantity Available: Book Depository hard to find London, United Kingdom. Seller Rating:. This book investigates the role of women and labour activism in Asia, demonstrating that women have been active in union and non union based campaigns throughout the region. Although focusing primarily on women, the contributions to this book address issues that affect all workers.
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