Korean Immigrant Women in the Dallas-Area Apparel Industry: Looking for Feminist Threads in Patriarchal Cloth
By: Shin Ja Um (author)Hardback
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Korean Immigrant Women in the Dallas-Area Apparel Industry shows how gender, capitalism, race and ethnic minority status, and patriarchal social structure lead to the formation of new roles for Korean working women in the U.S. In addition, this book explains the hardships of many working immigrant women who are trying to adapt to a new life in the U.S. The author also examines how immigrant women's work experiences in a new society affect their perception of gender roles.
Shin Ja Um is Lecturer at Soong Sil University in Seoul, Korea.
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