Sex Among Allies: Military Prostitution in U.S.-Korea Relations

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Columbia University Press, 1997 - 240 pàgines
Drawing on a vast array of data - archival materials, interviews with officials, social workers, and the candid revelations of sex industry workers - Moon explores the way in which the bodies of Korean prostitutes - where, when, and how they worked and lived - were used by the United States and the Korean governments in their security agreements. Weaving together issues of gender, race, sex, the relationship between individuals and the state, and foreign policy, she shows how women such as the Korean prostitutes are marginalized and made invisible in militarily dependent societies both because of the degradation of their work and because of their importance for national security.

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Katherine H. S. Moon is assistant professor of political science at Wellesley College.

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