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On the Move for Love: Migrant Entertainers and the U.S. Military in South Korea–Now Available

On the Move for Love: Migrant Entertainers and the U.S. Military in South Korea

Sealing Cheng

312 pages | 6 x 9 | 8 illus.

Cloth 2010 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4217-1 | $55.00 | £36.00

A volume in the Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights series

On the Move for Love"Cheng has struck the perfect balance between depicting the exploitation, pain, frustration, and sorrow experienced by the women in gijichon and the experiences that illustrate women's choices, hopes, strategies, good humor, and overall humanity."–Nicole Constable, University of Pittsburgh

Following the lives of a group of migrant Filipinas who worked as entertainers in South Korea and then journeyed to other parts of Asia, Europe, and the U.S., this ethnography provides a look at how work, sex, love, and ambition in migrants' lives intersect with larger issues of transnationalism, identity, and global hierarchies of inequality.

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