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For those of you interested in finding out more about the topics discussed in this paper - find below the full reading list submitted alongside the original thesis.

Please be aware that these have only been sorted chronologically - if you are looking for additional papers relevant to particular dramas, idols or wider issues, it might be an idea to use the original paper as a guide. Earlier chapters focus more on gender relations and masculinity, whilst the later case studies talk a lot more about the two particular dramas

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