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Book – ‘Whose Comfort?’ By Professor Yonson Ahn

‘Whose Comfort?’ By Professor Yonson Ahn

Body, sexuality and identities of Korean ‘Comfort Women’ and Japanese soldiers during WW11

Professor Yonson Ahn addressing attendees at the launch of ‘Whose Comfort?’ Photo: Courtesy World Scientific Publishing Company

This insightful and thoroughly-researched work sheds new light on the issue of sexual violence against civilian ‘comfort women’ during World War II, examining body politics, femininity, and military masculinity to analyse the impact on both comfort women and Japanese soldiers.

The issue of sexual violence against civilian ‘comfort women’ during World War II has drawn widespread attention in recent years, debated not only among in Asian countries but also in numerous international forums.

“Whose Comfort?’ was launched  at KCCUK London, Feb 21.

Published by World Scientific Publishing Company

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