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 Kŭn, 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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