Cho Hae-Joang examines managine and newspaper articles using discourse analysis to reveal three distinct perspectives in relation to the Korean wave. . . . Read more at Public Circulation!
2PM, a six-member male group from JYP Entertainment, may be the model for K-pop’s beast-like masculinity, which primarily depends on appearance, but they also participate in the black male soul tradition, which uses vocal ability to inform a different kind of masculinity.