Women and the media in Asia the precarious self by Youna Kim

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  • Mass media and women,
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies,
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women"s Studies,
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies,
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural

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Statementedited by Youna Kim
LC ClassificationsP94.5.W65 W659 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25347231M
ISBN 109780230292727
LC Control Number2012021455

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Youna Kim is Professor of Global Communications at the American University of Paris, France, joined from the London School of Economics and Political Science where she had taught sinceafter completing her PhD at the University of London, Goldsmiths College.

Her books are Women, Television and Everyday Life in Korea: Journeys of Hope (, Routledge); Media Consumption and Everyday Book Review: Women and the Media in Asia: The Precarious Self by Youna Kim, ed.

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