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Title: Bridge-Makers and Cross-Bearers: Korean-American Women and the Church
Author: Kim, Jung Ha
Publisher: Oxford University Press; Publication Date: 1996
Paperback; ISBN: 9780788501661
Volumes: 1; Pages: 176
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This volume considers what it is to be a women in the context of the Korean-American church. Drawing on participant observation, interviews, and a review of historical documents, Jun Ha Kim focuses on four major issues: the role of religious institutions within ethnic communities, the role of Christian churches as patriarchal institutions, issues of status inconsistency and role conflict in marginalized communities, and the relative importance of gender and race-ethnicity in shaping the identities of women of color.