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positions (2020) 28 (3): 575–602.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Katri Kauhanen The Korean National Council of Women, a women’s organization established in 1959, has received criticism in Korean literature for its collaboration with the authoritarian regimes that ruled South Korea for decades. This article, however, argues for a different kind of interpretation...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 219–255.
Published: 01 February 1997
... women obscures their real situation. Yoshimi Yoshiaki argues for “war slave Kang Man-gil opts for “sex slave.”12 The Korean Council and the United Nations adopted military sexual slavery and I will use that term hereafter throughout...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 51–72.
Published: 01 February 1997
... Since the late 1980s, feminist groups in South Korea have played a critical role in breaking the fifty years’ silence on the comfort women issue. In 1990, the Korean Council for the Women Drafted for Military Sexual Slavery by Japan...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 73–108.
Published: 01 February 1997
...., Dangerous Women: Gender and Korean Nationalism (forthcoming). See also Yi Sun-in, “I1 jepi- hae (chongsindae) ch’ijngwiinsimsa chilmun,” in Chcngsindae munje charyojip, vol. 2 (Seoul: Korea Council, 1992),27-32. 34 The first edition...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): v–xiv.
Published: 01 February 1997
..., the Korean Council’s allegation of Impe- rial Japan’s genocidal intent is valid at least on the discursive level when nationalism constructs the comfort women as an abstracted trope of a colo- nized nation. The troping...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 501–516.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of conservative groups like the Korean National Council of Women who regarded themselves, and were regarded by others, as apolitical, Kauhanen poses the important question: What are the parameters and practices of feminism and the political? Wendy Matsumura presents one potential answer to this question...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 107–136.
Published: 01 February 1997
... At the same time, the Korean Council for the Women Drafted for Military Sexual Slavery by Japan (hereafter Korean Council), the most active group in the campaign to compensate the comfort women, has made a series of demands that bear a striking...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 171–219.
Published: 01 February 1997
... prostitutes, whom they could employ cheaply. Evi- dently, economic principles took priority over any feelings of national soli- darity. Sadly, Korean managers seem to have been less than ideal employers. Some managers even recruited women from...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 363–387.
Published: 01 May 2020
...- nese embassy, where they are requesting Japanese officials redress comfort women issues. Starting first in 1992, it has been organized by the nongov- ernmental civic group Hangug jeongsindae munjedaechaeg hyeobuihoe (Korean Council for the Women Drafted for Military Sexual Slavery by Japan [KCWD...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 689–690.
Published: 01 August 2020
... dissertation titled The Korean National Council of Women in the Cold War South Korea and beyond, 1959 1989. positions 28:3 doi 10.1215/10679847-8315205 Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press positions 28:3 August 2020 690 Suzy Kim is an associate professor of Korean history at Rutgers University. She...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 481–495.
Published: 01 May 2020
... weapon states of the United States, Russia, the United Kingdom, France, and China. 3. The guarantee of full and equal participation of women in the Korean peace process as stated in UN Security Council Resolution 1325. 4. The DMZ to be converted into a truly demilitarized zone of peace by removing...
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positions (2001) 9 (3): 611–620.
Published: 01 August 2001
... nettowaku); Yun Chung Ok, corepresentative of the Korean Council for the Women Drafted for Military Sexual Slavery by Japan; and Indai Sajor, representative of the Asian Centre for Women’s Human Rights (ASCENT). 2 On 11 December...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 677–688.
Published: 01 August 2020
... but in the anarchist feminist movement and the iconic work of He- Yin Zhen. But ideological chasms belong to all history of women and feminism in Cold War Asia. In From Seoul to Paris: Transnational Character in the Work of the Korean National Council of Women in Authoritarian South Korea, Katri Kauhanen credits...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 659–675.
Published: 01 August 2020
... the two nations. The measures included addressing the controversial presence of the Girl Statue for Peace in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul erected by positions 28:3 doi 10.1215/10679847-8315179 Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press positions 28:3 August 2020 660 the Council for the Women...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 1–51.
Published: 01 February 1997
... the demands made by comfort women organiza- tions. The Korean Council for the Women Drafted for Military Sexual Ser- vice by Japan (known in Japan by the acronym of Teitaikyij) had early defined the steps to be taken by the Japanese government...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 79–107.
Published: 01 February 2008
...). 30 Sang Wha Yi, “Ilponkun wianpu ui kwikuk hu salme kyungho˘m” (“Life Experiences of Former Korean Comfort Women after Return in Ilponkun wianpu munje ui jinsang (Real- ity of Japanese Military Comfort Women), ed. Korean Council (Seoul...
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positions (2003) 11 (1): 183–215.
Published: 01 February 2003
..., Hashimoto Fukuo, translator of Richard Wright’s Native Son, juxtaposed a contemporary Japanese incident—a murder of two Japanese women by a Korean teenager—with this work’s plot and encouraged readers to reexamine the horrendous nature of Japanese...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 431–456.
Published: 01 May 2004
... Comfort Women: Testimonies Compiled by the Korean Council for Women Drafted for Military Sexual Slavery by Japan and the Research Association on the Women Drafted for Mil- itary Sexual Slavery by Japan, ed. K. Howard, trans. Young Joo Lee (London: Cassell...
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positions (2023) 31 (4): 803–838.
Published: 01 November 2023
..., as evidenced by the recent controversy over Pak Yu-ha's book Cheguk ŭi wianbu ( Comfort Women of the Empire ) (Chŏng H. 2019 ). To counter nationalist narratives of victimization, Pak selectively collected evidence for her hypothesis from testimonies compiled by her antipode, the Korean Council for Women...
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positions (1995) 3 (1): 192–223.
Published: 01 February 1995
... 197 and informally described a person from north Korea. She was surprised to read the familiar term of address for women of one’s mother’s generation, Ajuma, seldom used by north or south Korean writers to refer to north...