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Between foreign and family : return migration and identity construction among Korean Americans and Korean Chinese

Author: Helene K Lee
Publisher: New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press, [2018]
Series: Asian American studies today.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the impact of inconsistent rules of ethnic inclusion and exclusion on the economic and social lives of Korean Americans and Korean Chinese living in Seoul. Lee highlights the ""logics of transnationalism"" that shape the relationships between these return migrants and their employers, co-workers, friends, family, and the South Korean state.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lee, Helene K., 1976-
Between foreign and family.
New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2017015536
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Helene K Lee
ISBN: 9780813586151 0813586151 9780813586168 081358616X
OCLC Number: 1018457531
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 180 pages).
Contents: Premigration condition --
Return migrants in the South Korean immigration system and labor market --
Of "Kings" and "Lepers" : the gendered logics of Koreanness in the social lives of Korean Americans --
"Aren't we all the people of Joseon?" : claiming ethnic inclusion through history and culture --
The logics of cosmopolitan Koreanness and global citizenship --
Conclusion : finding family among foreigners.
Series Title: Asian American studies today.
Responsibility: Helene K. Lee.
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This book explores the impact of inconsistent rules of ethnic inclusion and exclusion on the economic and social lives of Korean Americans and Korean Chinese living in Seoul. Lee highlights the ""logics of transnationalism"" that shape the relationships between these return migrants and their employers, co-workers, friends, family, and the South Korean state.

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