INQ is a group of undergraduates and graduate students, aiming to understand the inequality issue in Korea. We read and discuss recent researches that approach inequality from multiple angles. In this page, we would like to introduce the articles we’ve read, and share ideas.

The Division of Housework within Married Couples in South Korea: What’s the Problem?
Recent Studies

The Division of Housework within Married Couples in South Korea: What’s the Problem?

Joo, Ikhyun and Seongsoo Choi. 2019. “When a Man ‘Helps’ a Woman: The Importance of Time Overlap in the Division of...
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Now are Korean women happier than in the past?
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Now are Korean women happier than in the past?

Kim, Ee Sun and Keong Suk Park. 2019. “Life Course of Korean Women: Conflictual Gender Differentiation and Enforced Classification.” ECONOMY...
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‘Dys-like-phoria’
Recent Studies

‘Dys-like-phoria’

Kim, Soo-ah and Sae-Eun Kim. 2016. “‘Dys-like-phoria’: Representation and Re-characterisation of ‘Misogyny’ through Facebook.” Media, Gender & Culture 31(2): 5-44....
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What is it like to be a woman in South Korea?
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What is it like to be a woman in South Korea?

Most Korean research on gender divisions of housework focuses on married couples. This article extends this literature to examine gender...
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