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International Women in South Korea's Sex Industry: A New Commodity Frontier

Joon K. Kim and May Fu
Asian Survey
Vol. 48, No. 3 (May/June 2008), pp. 492-513
DOI: 10.1525/as.2008.48.3.492
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/as.2008.48.3.492
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International Women in South Korea's Sex Industry: A New Commodity Frontier
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Abstract

Abstract The influx of Russian entertainers and sex workers to South Korea exemplifies complex intersections of cultural and economic factors that fuel international migration of women. This article discusses the role of race and nationalism in constructing the ideal type of Western women that serves as a new commodity frontier.

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