1st Edition

Chicago Korean-Americans
Identity and Politics in a Transnational Community

ISBN 9780415948814
Published December 15, 2007 by Routledge
208 Pages

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Book Description

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

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