Latest Volume of Korean Studies Now On Line

The on-line ver­sion of the lat­est vol­ume (32) of Kore­an Stud­ies, the jour­nal of the Uni­ver­si­ty of Hawai’i Cen­ter for Kore­an Stud­ies, is now avail­able through Project MUSE, the on-line repos­i­to­ry of human­i­ties and social sci­ences jour­nals.

Access to the table of con­tents and arti­cle abstracts is open to all at Access to the full text is restrict­ed to those at par­tic­i­pat­ing insti­tu­tions. UH fac­ul­ty and stu­dents can get access through the UH library sys­tem (see

Arti­cles in Vol­ume 32 include:

  • Between Defec­tor and Migrant: Iden­ti­ties and Strate­gies of North Kore­ans in South Korea” by Byung-Ho Chung (pp. 1–27)
  • Will South Korea Fol­low the Ger­man Expe­ri­ence?: Democ­ra­cy, the Migra­to­ry Process, and the Prospects for Per­ma­nent Immi­gra­tion in Korea” by Tim­o­thy C. Lim (pp. 28–55)
  • Mixed Race Peo­ples in the Kore­an Nation­al Imag­i­nary and Fam­i­ly” by Mary Lee (pp. 56–85)
  • The Gay Rights Move­ment in Democ­ra­tiz­ing Korea” by Young­shik D. Bong (pp. 86–103)
  • Emper­or and Emis­sary: The Hong­wu Emper­or, Kwŏn KÅ­n, and the Poet­ry of Late Four­teenth Cen­tu­ry Diplo­ma­cy” by Dane Alston (pp. 104–147)
  • On the Seman­tic Dero­ga­tion of Terms for Women in Kore­an, with Par­al­lel Devel­op­ments in Chi­nese and Japan­ese” by Min­ju Kim (pp. 148–176)

The issue also con­tains reviews of thir­teen books.

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