Theological Reflections on “Gangnam Style”: A Racial, Sexual, and Cultural Critique

  • Joseph Cheah
  • Grace Ji-Sun Kim

Part of the Asian Christianity in the Diaspora book series (ACID)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Joseph Cheah, Grace Ji-Sun Kim
    Pages 1-7
  3. Joseph Cheah, Grace Ji-Sun Kim
    Pages 8-34
  4. Joseph Cheah, Grace Ji-Sun Kim
    Pages 35-62
  5. Joseph Cheah, Grace Ji-Sun Kim
    Pages 63-82
  6. Joseph Cheah, Grace Ji-Sun Kim
    Pages 83-90
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 91-99

About this book


As we listen to Psy's music are we laughing at him or with him? This book responds to this question from historical and theological perspectives and tackles the pressing issues concerning racial stereotypes, imposed masculinity, and imitating another in order to ridicule him/her.


Asian American Theology racism Psy Gangnam Style theology sexism cultural studies racial stereotypes masculinity bibliography critique knowledge music style

Authors and affiliations

  • Joseph Cheah
    • 1
  • Grace Ji-Sun Kim
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Saint JosephUSA
  2. 2.Georgetown UniversityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Pivot, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Religion & Philosophy Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-47658-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-37033-4
  • About this book