Feminist Theory Website

Feminism in South Korea

South Korea

Individual Feminists:

Chunghee Sarah Soh

Internet Sites

The Utopia site contains a list of women's resources for China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand. You can access this site here.


      Chung, Sei-wha, ed. Challenges for Women: Women's Studies in Korea. (Trans. Shin Chang-hyun) 1986.

      Gelb, Joyce and Marian Lief Palley, ed. Women of Japan and Korea: Continuity and Change. Temple Univ. Press, 1994.

      Kendall, Laurel, ed. Korean Women: View from the Inner Room. East Rock Press, 1983.

      Kim, Elaine and Chungmoo Choi, ed. Dangerous Women: Gender and Korean Nationalism. Routledge, 1997.

      Kim, Heejin. "Practice of Feminism Presented by Korean Mass Media."

      Kim, Seung-Kyung. Class Struggle or Family Struggle? The Lives of Women Factory Workers in South Korea. Cambridge Univ. Press, 1997.

      Moon, Katharine H.S. Sex Among Allies: Military Prostitution in U.S.-Korea Relations. 1997.

      Soh, Chunghee. The Chosen Women in Korean Politics. Praeger Pub., 1991.

      Soh, Chunghee Sara. Women in Korean Politics. Boulder: Westview, 1993. [You can read a summary of this book here.]

      Yu, Eui-Young and Earl H. Phillips, ed. Korean Women in Transition: At Home and Abroad. California State Univ. Press, Los Angeles, 1987.

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