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The Resource The melodrama of mobility : women, talk, and class in contemporary South Korea, Nancy Abelmann

The melodrama of mobility : women, talk, and class in contemporary South Korea, Nancy Abelmann

Label
The melodrama of mobility : women, talk, and class in contemporary South Korea
Title
The melodrama of mobility
Title remainder
women, talk, and class in contemporary South Korea
Statement of responsibility
Nancy Abelmann
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
How do people make sense of their world in the face of the breakneck speed of contemporary social change? Through the lives and narratives of eight women, The Melodrama of Mobility chronicles South Korea's experience of just such dizzyingly rapid development. Abelmann captures the mood, feeling, and language of a generation and an era while providing a rare window on the personal and social struggles of South Korean modernity. Drawing also from television soap operas and films, she argues that a melodramatic sensibility speaks to South Korea's transformation because it preserves the tension and ambivalence of daily life in unsettled times. The melodramatic mode helps people to wonder: Can individuals be blamed for their social fates? How should we live? Who can say who is good or bad? By combining the ethnographic tools of anthropology, an engagement with prevailing sociological questions, and a literary approach to personal narratives, The Melodrama of Mobility offers a rich portrait of the experience of compressed modernity in the non-West
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Abelmann, Nancy
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Language note
In English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Middle-aged women
  • Middle-aged women
  • Middle-aged women
  • Social mobility
  • Social classes
  • Korea (South)
  • Korea (South)
  • Korea
  • Femmes d'âge moyen
  • Femmes d'âge moyen
  • Femmes d'âge moyen
  • Mobilité sociale
  • Classes sociales
  • Corée du Sud
  • Corée du Sud
  • Corée
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Middle-aged women
  • Middle-aged women
  • Middle-aged women
  • Social classes
  • Social conditions
  • Social mobility
  • Korea
  • Korea (South)
  • Vrouwen
  • Sociale situatie
  • Sociale mobiliteit
  • HISTORY
  • Asia / Korea
  • middle-aged women
Label
The melodrama of mobility : women, talk, and class in contemporary South Korea, Nancy Abelmann
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • When It's All Said and Done ...
  • Conclusion: Living Through Compressed Modernity
  • Introduction: The Melodrama of Mobility
  • The Eight Women
  • Key Words
  • Class Work: Education Stories
  • Social Mobility: "Facts" and "Fictions"
  • Personality Speaking
  • Gendering Displacement: Men, Masculinity, and the Nation
  • All in the Family: Class Distances and Divides
Control code
ocn875895299
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 325 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780824864859
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.21313/9780824864859
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt62p8cx
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)875895299
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The melodrama of mobility : women, talk, and class in contemporary South Korea, Nancy Abelmann
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • When It's All Said and Done ...
  • Conclusion: Living Through Compressed Modernity
  • Introduction: The Melodrama of Mobility
  • The Eight Women
  • Key Words
  • Class Work: Education Stories
  • Social Mobility: "Facts" and "Fictions"
  • Personality Speaking
  • Gendering Displacement: Men, Masculinity, and the Nation
  • All in the Family: Class Distances and Divides
Control code
ocn875895299
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 325 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780824864859
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.21313/9780824864859
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt62p8cx
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)875895299
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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