Chicago Korean-Americans: Identity and Politics in a Transnational Community, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Chicago Korean-Americans

Identity and Politics in a Transnational Community, 1st Edition

By Jung-Sun Park

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208 pages

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Hardback: 9780415948814
pub: 2007-12-15
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Based on a Chicago Korean-American case, this dissertation examines the transformation of identity and politics in a transnational immigrant community in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Korean-Americans in Chicago - History and Diversity 3. Community Leadership and Power Relations 4. Inter-Ethnic/Inter-racial Relations 5. Between Worlds 6. The Los Angeles "Riots" 7. Changing Intergroup Relations and Community Power Relations 8. Conclusion

About the Author

Jung-Sun Park is Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Asian Pacific Studies Program, California State University at Dominguez Hills, Carson, California

About the Series

Studies in Asian Americans

Reconceptualizing Culture, History, Politics

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC007000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Emigration & Immigration
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General