Jung 2014 Women

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Author: Soo-Hyun Jung

Title: Comfort Women

Subtitle: Understanding a WWII Tragedy outside the Nationalistic Lens

Journal: The Concord Review: A Quarterly Review of Essays by Students of History

Volume: 25

Issue: 1

Year: Fall 2014

Pages: 1-57

ISSN: 0895-0539 – Find a Library: WordCat

Language: English

Keywords: 20th Century | Japanese History, Korean History | Types: "Comfort Women", Wartime Rape / Asia-Pacific War

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  I. Introduction (p. 1)
  II. Historical Background (p. 4)
  III. "Comfort women" and realities at the "comfort stations" (p. 7)
  IV. Life after the "comfort stations" and early controversy (p. 11)
  V. Denial and Sweeping Revisionism (p. 17)
  VI. Hyper-masculinity and patriarchy in political and civic indifference toward the "comfort women" (p. 22)
  VII. Progress and Setbacks in the Comfort Women's Activism (p. 27)
  VIII. Failure of International and Domestic Justice (p. 31)
  IX. The UN's Accomplishments and Indiscretions in Women's Rights (p. 35)
  X. Suggestions for Resolution and Education (p. 40)
  Endnotes (p. 46)
    Bibliography (p. 53)

Wikipedia: Wartime sexual violence: Comfort women, Japanese war crimes, Pacific War

Added: October 4, 2014 – Last updated: October 4, 2014