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melodrama of mobility

Nancy Abelmann

melodrama of mobility

women, talk, and class in contemporary South Korea

by Nancy Abelmann

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Published by University of Hawaii Press in Honolulu, HI .
Written in English


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StatementNancy Abelmann.
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LC ClassificationsHQ
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 325 p. ;
Number of Pages325
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22558733M
ISBN 10082482749X

We will make targeted investments and broker partnerships to integrate new technology and ensure seamless connections to and between shared mobility modes. New services should be attentive to the needs of people of color, low-­income, immigrant, refugee and aging populations, women, families, youth, LGBTQ, and people with disabilities. of Victorian melodrama. "Reverent Victorians shunned theatricality as the ultimate, deceitful mobility. It connotes not only lies, but a fluid ity of character that decomposes the uniform integrity of the self (Auerbach 4). Itself a forum for conventional gestures made spectacular by virtuosic performances, melodrama's blatant.


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Book Description: 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.

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Nancy Abelmann (Ap – January, 6, ) was an American anthropologist and Harry E. Preble Professor of anthropology, Asian American studies, and East Asian languages and cultures at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. At UIUC, she served as the Associate Vice Chancellor for Research fromand she served as the Director of the Center for East Asian and.

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