The Resource Decentering citizenship : gender, labor, and migrant rights in South Korea, Hae Yeon Choo, (ebook)

Decentering citizenship : gender, labor, and migrant rights in South Korea, Hae Yeon Choo, (ebook)

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Decentering citizenship : gender, labor, and migrant rights in South Korea
Title
Decentering citizenship
Title remainder
gender, labor, and migrant rights in South Korea
Statement of responsibility
Hae Yeon Choo
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Decentering Citizenship follows three groups of Filipina migrants' struggles to belong in South Korea: factory workers claiming rights as workers, wives of South Korean men claiming rights as mothers, and hostesses at American military clubs who are excluded from claims-unless they claim to be victims of trafficking. Moving beyond laws and policies, Hae Yeon Choo examines how rights are enacted, translated, and challenged in daily life and ultimately interrogates the concept of citizenship. Choo reveals citizenship as a language of social and personal transformation within the pursuit of dignity, security, and mobility. Her vivid ethnography of both migrants and their South Korean advocates illuminates how social inequalities of gender, race, class, and nation operate in defining citizenship. Decentering Citizenship argues that citizenship emerges from negotiations about rights and belonging between South Koreans and migrants. As the promise of equal rights and full membership in a polity erodes in the face of global inequalities, this decentering illuminates important contestation at the margins of citizenship
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Choo, Hae Yeon
Dewey number
323.3/224
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Women foreign workers
  • Foreign workers, Filipino
  • Women foreign workers
  • Foreign workers, Filipino
  • Citizenship
  • Korea (South)
  • Philippines
Target audience
adult
Label
Decentering citizenship : gender, labor, and migrant rights in South Korea, Hae Yeon Choo, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780804799607
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891875
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remote
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11891875
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MWT11891875
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Decentering citizenship : gender, labor, and migrant rights in South Korea, Hae Yeon Choo, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780804799607
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891875
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891875
System control number
MWT11891875
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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