Studies of militarism, military empire, military service

Transnational Militarism & ethnic nationalism in SK

Special Issue: “Legacies of Militarism in the Korean Peninsula in the twenty-first century”: I selected three articles from open reviews of multiple submissions and worked with them closely to bring them together under the theme; wrote a substantial introduction, “On the Topic,” to the special issue, Korea Journal 58:3(Autumn 2018): 5-14.

“Militarized Modernity and Gendered Mass Mobilization” (chapter 2) in Routledge Handbook of Korean Culture and Society, edited by Youna Kim (New York and London: Routledge, 2017), pp. 48-62.

“JAS Mini-Forum: Culture around the Bases”: I edited three articles and wrote a substantial introduction to “Culture around the Bases: A Forum on the U.S. Military Presence in Northeast Asia,” Journal of Asian Studies 75:1(Feb. 2016): 31-39. 

“Sexual Labor and the U.S. Military Empire: Comparative Analysis of Europe and East Asia” (chapter 5) in Making the Empire Work: Labor and United States Imperialism, edited by Daniel E. Bender and Jana K. Lipmann (New York University Press, 2015), pp. 137-160.

“Rest and Recreation (R & R)” in The International Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality, edited by Patricia Whelehan and Anne Bolin. Malden, Oxford: John Wiley and Sons, Ltd. (2015), pp. 1059-1114.

“Protesting the Expansion of U.S. Military Bases in Pyeongtaek: A Local Movement in South Korea,” South Atlantic Quarterly 111:4 (Fall 2012): 856-867.

“Introduction: The Politics of Gender, Sexuality, Race, and Class in the U.S. Military Empire” (co-authored with Maria Hoehn) in “Over There”: Living with the U.S. Military Empire (Duke University Press, December 2010), pp. 1-36.

“Regulating Desire, Managing the Empire: the U.S. Military Prostitution in South Korea, 1945-1970” in “Over There” (Chapter 1), pp. 39-77.

“In the U.S. Army but not quite of It: Contesting the Imperial Power in a Discourse of KATUSAs (Korean Augmentation Troops to the United States Army)” in “Over There” (Chapter 7), pp. 231-257.

“Camptown Prostitution and Imperial SOFA (Status of Forces Agreement): Abuse and Violence against Transnational Camptown Women in South Korea” in “Over There” (Chapter 11), pp. 337-365.

“Conclusion: The Empire at the Crossroad?” (co-authored with Maria Hoehn) in “Over There”, pp. 397-408.

“Trouble with Conscription, Entertaining Soldiers: Popular Culture and the Politics of Militarized Masculinity in South Korea” Men and Masculinities 8:1 (July 2005): 64-92.

“Imagining a Nation through Differences: Reading the Controversy concerning the Military Service Extra Points System in South Korea,” The Review of Korean Studies 5:2(December 2002): 73-109.

 “Beyond Equality Versus Difference: Professional Women Soldiers in the South Korean Army,” Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State and Society 9:2(Summer 2002): 212-247.

“Gender, Militarization, and Universal Male Conscription in South Korea,” in The Women and War Reader, eds. Lois Lorentzen and Jennifer Turpin (New York: New York University Press, 1998), pp. 90-100.