Volume 42 (2018) of Korean Studies, the annual journal of the University of Hawai’i Center for Korean Studies, is now available on line through Project MUSE and its participating institutions.
This issue of the journal, published in coöperation with the University of Hawai’i Press, contains four articles and five book reviews. The articles are:
- “Implicit Political and Economic Liberties in the Thought of Tasan Chŏng Yagyong” by Jongwoo Yi;
- “Young Barbara’s Devotion and Death: Reading Father Ch’oe’s Field Report of 1850” by Deberniere J. Torrey;
- “The Problem of Sovereign Succession in Confucian Ritual Discourse: Constitutional Thought of Reconciliation between Fact and Value” by Moowon Cho; and
- “Identities Surrounding a Cenotaph for Korean Atomic Bomb Victims” by Yuko Takahashi.
Books reviewed in this issue are:
- Decentering Citizenship: Gender, Labor and Migration Rights in South Korea by Hae Yeon Choo, reviewed by Robert York;
- North Korea’s Hidden Revolution: How the Information Underground is Transforming a Closed Society by Jieun Baek, reviewed by Tony Docan-Morgan;
- Igniting the Internet: Youth and Activism in Postauthoritarian South Korea by Jiyeon Kang, reviewed by Myungji Yang;
- Women and Buddhist Philosophy: Engaging Zen Master Kim Iryŏp by Jin Y. Park, reviewed by Jungshim Lee; and
- Curative Violence: Rehabilitating Disability, Gender, and Sexuality in Modern Korea by Eunjung Kim, reviewed by Sonja M. Kim.
In the Project MUSE system, the current issue of Korean Studies can be found at https://muse.jhu.edu/issue/38544. Printed copies of the journal can be obtained by subscription from the University of Hawaii Press Journals Department.
Korean Studies welcomes submission of original, scholarly articles related to Korea. Potential contributors should consult the guidelines for authors at http://www.hawaii.edu/korea/pages/Publications/guidelines.pdf. Queries regarding editorial matters can be directed to the editor, Prof. Christopher J. Bae, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Send questions regarding book reviews to the book-review editor, Prof. Ji Young Kim, at email@example.com.