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Korean Women, Self-Esteem, and Practical Theology : Transformative Care - (Hardcover)

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This book offers a critical-constructive study of Korean women’s self-esteem from a feminist practical theological perspective. Jaeyeon Lucy Chung recognizes two different and yet related problems: the absence of scholarly work on women’s self-esteem from non-white, non-Western groups in the field of practical theology, and the lack of attention to the low self-esteem prevalent in Korean women’s sociocultural and religious context. Chung employs in-depth interview studies while drawing on theoretical resources of psychology, theology, and cultural studies to develop a relational-communal theory of self-esteem, and a systematic, communal understanding of pastoral care practice. The project offers insights into the life experience of Korean women, especially self-esteem, and it reveals some of the ways self-esteem can be fostered.

Number of Pages: 138
Genre: Religion + Beliefs, Social Science
Series Title: Asian Christianity in the Diaspora
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Jaeyeon Lucy Chung
Language: English
Street Date: November 17, 2017
TCIN: 53204375
UPC: 9783319695075
Item Number (DPCI): 248-56-5298
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