Sex Among Allies: Military Prostitution in U.S.-Korea Relations

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Columbia University Press, Nov 5, 1997 - History - 336 pages

This study examines and illuminates how the lives of Korean prostitutes in the 1970s served as the invisible underpinnings to US-Korean military policies at the highest level.

 

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I was the commanding officer of the 609th Ordnance in 1968/69. My understanding (although I have not read the book - mea culpa) is different from what is described

Contents

Partners in Prostitution
3
Interstate Relations and Women
34
USROK Security and CivilMilitary Relations The Camptown CleanUp Campaign
47
The Role of Women in the CleanUp Campaign Personal Ambassadors
70
The CleanUp Campaign as Public Relations and Private Diplomacy
90
The International Is Personal Effects of the CleanUp Campaign on Kijichon Women
113
The Impact of the Nixon Doctrine on Kijichon Women
135
Interviews
147
Tables
151
Notes
159
Bibliography
199
Index
217
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Katherine H. S. Moon is assistant professor of political science at Wellesley College.

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