Bibliography of Sources on Gender, Korea and Korean Americans

Korea: Labour, economy Korea: Religion, society Korea: Politics Korea: Development Korea: Non-fiction, in Romanized Hangul

Korea: Fiction Korean American: Religion, society Korean American: Economy, labour Korean American: Development

Korean American: Non-fiction II Korean American: Non-fiction, in Romanized Hangul Korean American: Fiction


Cho, Hyoung and Chang, Pil-wha, eds. 
Gender division of Labour (in) Korea.
Seoul: Ehwa Women's University Press, 1994.

Cho, Uhn. 
"Economic Growth and Poverty in Korea: A Gender Perspective."
Gender, Economic Growth, and Poverty: 
Market Growth and State Planning in Asia and the Pacific. 
Edited by Noeleen Heyzer and Gita Sen. New Delhi: Kali for Women, 1994.

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

Kim, Seung-kyung. 
"Foreign Investment or Foreign Exploitation: 
Women Workers and Unionisation in the Korean Free Export Zone."
Culture and Economy: The Shaping of Capitalism in East Asia.
Edited by Timothy Brook.
Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, c1997. 

Madrigal, Moon J. 
The Role of Women in Korean Society with Emphasis on the Economic System.
San Francisco: R and E Research Associates, 1979.

Religion / society

Chung, Hyun Kyung. "Opium or the Seed for Revolution?: Women-centred Religiosity in Korea." The Power of Naming: A Concilium reader in Feminist and Liberation Theology. Edited by Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza. New York: Orbis Books, c1996. Harvey Youngsook Kim. Six Korean Women: the Socialization of Shamans. St. Paul: West Publishing Co., c1979. Huh, Dong Hwa and Park, Young-sook. Crafts of the Inner Court: The Artistry of Korean Women. Seoul: Museum of Korean Embroidery, 1988. Kendall, Laurel. Getting Married in Korea: Of Gender, Morality, and Modernity. Berkeley: University of California Press, c1996. Kendall, Laurel. Shamans, Housewives, and Other Restless Spirits: Women in Korean Ritual Life. Honolulu, University of Hawaii Press, c1985. Kendall, Laurel. The Life and Hard Times of a Korean Shaman: Of Tales and the Telling of Tales. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1988. Kendall, Laurel and Peterson, Mark, eds. Korean Women: View from the Inner Room. Maine: East Rock Press, c1983. Kim, Yea Sun Eum. Korean Families and Family Therapy: Projection a Therapeutic Paradigm for Korean Urban Middle-class Families. New York: P. Lang, 1987. Koo, Sung-Yeal.The Policy Utilisation of WFS Research in Korea. Survey Analysis for the Guidance of Family Planning Programs. Edited by John A. Ross. Liege, Belgium: Ordina Editions, 1984. Kwon, Ho Youn, ed. Korean Cultural Roots: Religion and Social Thoughts. Chicago: Integrated Technical Resources, c1995. Lee, Hae Young. "Modernisation of the Family Structure in an Urban Setting." International Conference on the Problems of Modernisation in Asia. Seoul: Asiatic Research Centre, 1965. Matielli, Sandra, ed. Virtues in Conflict: Tradition and the Korean Woman Today. Seoul: Samhwa Publishing Co., c1977. North American Coalition for Human Rights in Korea. The Women of Korea. Perspectives on Korea. Washington, D.C.: North American Coalition for Human Rights in Korea, 1984. Slote, Walter H. and DeVos, George A., eds. Confucianism and the Family. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, c1998. The Korea Society. Christianity in Korea: An Exploration of its Unique Development. New York: Union Theological Seminary, 1997. Walraven, Boudewijn. Songs of the Shaman: The Ritual Chants of the Korean Mudang. New York: Kegan Paul International, 1994.


Gelb, Joyce. Lief Palley, Marian and Gelb, Joyce, eds. Women of Japan and Korea: Continuity and Change (Women in the Political Economy). New York: Temple University Press, 1994. Soh, Chunghee. The Chosen Women in Korean Politics: An Anthropological Study. New York: Praeger, 1991. Soh, Chunghee. Women in Korean Politics. San Francisco: Westview Press, 1993. Tetreault, Mary Ann, ed. Women and Revolution in Africa, Asia, and the New World. Columbia, South Carolina: University of South Carolina Press, c1994.


Chung, Sei-wha, ed. Shin, Chang Hyun, et al., trans. Challenges for Korean Women: Women's Studies in Korea. Seoul: Ewha University Press, 1997.

Kim, Yung-Chung, ed., trans. Women of Korea: A History from Ancient Times to 1945. Seoul: Ehwa Women's University Press, 1979.

Koh, Hesung Chun. Korean and Japanese Women: An Analytic Bibliographical Guide. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1982.

Oh, Bonnie B.C. and Kim Iryop. Pioneer Writer/Reformer in Colonial Korea. Transactions, 71 (1996): 9-30.

Kang, Connie K. Home was the Land of the Morning Calm: A Saga of a Korean-American Family. New York: Addison-Wesley Publishing, 1995.

Korean, Non-fiction, in Korean

Ewha Yoja Taehakkyo. Hankook yosong munhwa nonchong [Korean women's cultural studies]. Seoul: Ewha Yoja Taehakkyo Kinyom Nonmunjip Pyonjip Wiwonhoe, 1958.

Ewha Yoja Taehakkyo Hanguk Yosong Yonguso. Hanguk yosong gwangye charyojip [Reference book on Korean women
s relations]. Seoul: Ewha Yoja Taehakkyo Chulpanbu, 1983-1986.

Ho, Chong-suk. Segye minju yosong undong gwa Chosun minju yosong undong [World democratic women movement and Korean democratic women movement]. Pyongyang: chosun Munhwa Hyuphoe Chungang Bonbu, 1947.

Hyondae yosong saenghwal chonso [Handbook of Women's Life]. Seoul: Yowonsa Chulpanbu, 1958-1960.

Kim, Mi-hyon. Hanguk yosong sosol gwa peminijum [Korean women's novels and feminism]. Seoul: Singu Munhwasa, 1996.

Kim, Yong-suk. Chosonjo yoryu munhakui yongu [Study of Korean women's literature]. Seoul: Sungmyong Yoja Taehakkyo Chulpanbu, 1979.

Pak, Young-hye, ed. Hanguk kundae yosong yongu [Study of modern Korean women]. Seoul: Sungmyong Yoja Taehakkyo, 1987.

Pak, Young-ok. Hanguk kundae yosong undongsa yongu [Study of modern Korean womens movement]. Seoul: Hanguk Chongsin Munhwa Yonguwon, 1984.

Song, Yu-jae, Yosong chapchi e natanan Hanguk yosongsang punsok yongu [A detailed study of Korean womens values as presented in Korean womens magazines]. Edited by U-chol Kang. Seoul: Ewha Yoja Taehakkyo Hanguk Munhwa Yonguwon, 1985.

Sungmyong Yoja Taehakkyo. Asia yosong yongu [The Journal of Asian Women], Seoul: Sungmyong Yoja Taehakkyo Asia Munjae Yonguso, 1962.

Yi, Kyu-gap. Kunyok kogum punyo midamjip [Collection of admirable examples of Korean women]. Seoul: Kyongchun Aeinssa, 1962.

Yosong chollima kisu tul [The chivalrous women]. Pyongyang: Chosun Yosongsa, 1960.

Korean, Fiction, in English

Fulton, Bruce and Fulton, Ju Chan, eds., trans. Wayfarer: New Fiction by Korean Women. Seattle: Women in Translation, 1997.

Kang, Sok-kyong. The Valley Nearby. Translated by Choi Kyong-do. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1997.

Korean National Commission for UNESCO. Hospital Room 205 and Other Korean Short Stories. Seoul: Sisayongosa, 1983.

Pak, Wan-so. The Naked Tree. Translated by Yu Young Nan. New York: Cornell University East Asia Program, 1995.

Korean American, Non-fiction, in English (categorised)

Religion /society

Abelmann, Nancy and Lie, John. Blue Dreams: Korean Americans and the Los Angeles Riots. Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1995.

Givens, Helen Lewis. The Korean Community in Los Angeles County. San Francisco: R and E Research Associates, 1974.

Hurh, Won Moo. Comparative Study of Korean Immigrants in the United States: A Typological Approach. San Francisco: R and E Research Associates, 1977.

Hurh, Won Moo. The Korean Americans. Connecticut: The Greenwood Press, 1998.

Hurh, Won Moo and Kim, Kwang Chung. Korean-Americans in America: A Structural Analysis of Ethnic Confinement and Adhesive Adaptation. Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, c1984.

Kim, Jung Ha. Bridge-makers and Cross-bearers: Korean American Women and the Church. Atlanta: Scholars Press, c1997.

Lee, Hwain Chang. Confucius, Christ, and Co-partnership: Competing Liturgies for the Soul of Korean American Women. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, c1993.

Pang, Keum Young Chung. Korean Elderly Women in America: Everyday Life, Health, and Illness. New York: AMS Press, c1991.

Song, Young In and Moon, Ailee, eds. Korean American Women Living in Two Cultures.

California: Academia Koreana, Keimyung-Baylo University, c1997.

Song, Young In. Battered Women in Korean Immigrant Families: the Silent Scream. New York: Garland Publishers, 1996.

Economy /labour

Kwon, Victoria Hyonchu. Entrepreneurship and Religion: Korean Immigrants in Houston Texas. New York: Garland Publishing Inc., c1997.

Um, Shin Ja. Korean Immigrant Women in the Dallas-area Apparel Industry: Looking for Feminists Threads in Patriarchal Cloth. Maryland: University Press of America, c1996.


Cha, Theresa Hak Yung and Kang, Hyun Yi. Alarcon, Norman and Kim, Elaine H., eds. Writing Self, Writing Nation: A Collection of Essays on Dictee. Berkeley: Third Woman Press, 1994.

Charr, Easurk Emsen. Patterson, Wayne, ed. The Golden Mountain: The Autobiography of a Korean Immigrant, 1895-1960. Illinois: University of Illinois Press, 1996.

Kim, Ai Ra. Women struggling for a New Life. Albany: State University of New York Press, c1996.

Kim, Elaine H. Asian American Literature: An Introduction to the Writings and their Social Context. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1982.

Kim, Elaine H. and Choi, Chungmoo, eds. Dangerous Women: Gender and Korean Nationalism. New York: Routledge, 1998.

Kim, Elaine H., Villanueva, Lilia V., and Asian Women United of California, eds. Making More Waves: New writing by Asian American Women. Boston: Beacon Press, 1997.

Kim, Elaine H. and Yu, Eui-Young, eds. East to America: Korean American Life Stories. New York: New Press, c1996.

Koh, Hesung Chun, ed. Korean and Japanese Women: An Analytic Biographical Guide. Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1982.

Koh, Howard Kyungju, ed. Hesung Chun Koh: Essays in Honor of Her Hwegap, 1989. New Haven, CT: East rock Press Inc., 1992.

Lee, Mary Paik. Quiet Odessy: A Pioneer Korean Woman in America. Edited by Sucheng Chan. Seattle: University of Washington Press, c1990.

Pai, Margaret K. The Dreams of Two Yimin. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1989.

Song, Young In and Moon, Ailee, eds. Korean-American Women: from Tradition to Modern Feminism. Connecticut: Praeger, 1998.

Song, Young J., Moon, Ailee, and Song, Young I., eds. Korean-American Women. New York: Praeger, ____.

Yu, Diana. The Winds of Change. Maryland: Womens Institute Press, c 1991.

Yu, Eui-Young and Phillips, Earl H., eds. Korean Women in Transition: at Home and Abroad. California: California State University, c1987.

Korean American, Non-fiction, in English II

Dong, Won-mo and Sunoo, Harold Hakwon, eds. Whither Korea?: Views of Korean Christian Scholars in North America. Texas: Association of Korean-American Scholars in North America, c1975.

Kim, Hyung-chan, ed. The Korean Diaspora: Historical and Sociological Studies of Korean Immigration and Assimilation in North America. California: ABC-Clio, c1977.

Kwak, Tae-Hwan and Lee, Seong Hyong, eds. The Korean American Community: Present and Future. Seoul: Kyungnam University Press, c1991.

Lee, Don Chang. Acculturation of Korean Residents in Georgia. San Francisco: R and E Research Associates, 1975.

Light, Ivan Hubert. Immigrant Entrepreneurs: Koreans in Los-Angeles, 1965-1982. Berkeley: University of California Press, c 1988.

Mangiafico, Luciano. Contemporary American Immigrants: Patterns of Filipino, Korean, and Chinese Settlement in the United States. New York: Praeger, 1988.

Melendy, H. Brett. Asians in America: Filipinos, Koreans, and East Indians. Boston: Twayne Publishers, c1977.

Min, Pyong Gap. Caught in the Middle: Korean Communities in New York and Los Angeles. Berkeley: University of California Press, c1996.

Shim, Steve S. Korean Immigrant Churches Today in Southern California. San Francisco: R and E Research Associates, 1977.

Song, Young In. Kim, Eugene C., ed. American Mosaic: Selected Readings on America's Multi-cultural Heritage. New York: Prentice Hall, 1993.

Totten III, George O. and Schockman, H. Eric, eds. Community in Crisis: The Korean American Community after the Los Angeles Civil Unrest of April 1992. Los Angeles: Center for Multi-ethnic and Transnational Studies, University of Southern California, c1994.

Yu, Eui Young. Korean Community Profile: Life and Consumer Patterns. Los Angeles: Korea Times/Hankook Ilbo, c1990.

Yu, Eui Young, Phillips, Earl H., and Yang, Eun Sik, eds. Koreans in Los Angeles: Prospects and Promises. Los Angeles: Center for Korean-American and Korean Studies, California State University, c1982.

Korean-American, Non-Fiction, in Korean

Edwards, Chon S. Na To Hanguk Ui Ttal. [I am also a daughter of Korea.] Seoul: Mirae Munhwasa, 1988.

Korean-American, Fiction, in English

Hong, Maria, ed. Growing Up Asian American. New York: Avon Books, 1995.

Kim, Myung Mi. Under Flag. Berkeley: Kelsey St. Press, c1989.

Kim, Patti. A Cab Called Reliable: A Novel. New York: St. Martin's Press, c1997.

Kim, Ron Young. Clay Walls: A Novel. Sag Harbor, New York: The Permanent Press, c1987.

Lee, Helie. Still-life with Rice: A Young American Woman Discovers the Life and Legacy of her Korean Grandmother. New York: Scribner, c1996.

Lee, Marie G. Finding My Voice. New York: Bentam Doubleday Dell, 1992.

Wong, Elizabeth. Kimchee and Chitlins: A Serious Comedy About Getting Along. Woodstock, Illinois: Dramatic Publishing, c1996.

Yun, Mia. House of the Winds. New York: Interlink Publishing, 1998.