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North Koreans In Japan

Language, Ideology, And Identity, 1st Edition

By Sonia Ryang


272 pages

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Paperback: 9780813330501
pub: 1997-01-10
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pub: 2018-10-08
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This fascinating ethnography provides unique insights into the history, politics, ideology, and daily life of North Koreans living in Japan. Because Sonia was raised in this community, she was able to gain unprecedented access and to bring her personal knowledge to bear on this closed society. In addition to providing a valuable view of the experie

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Note to the Reader -- Introduction -- The School -- The Performative and Its Effects -- From Performative to Performance -- The History -- The Rise of Legitimate Identity -- The Structure of Coexistence -- The Search -- Hesitation and Transition -- Diaspora and Beyond -- Conclusion -- About the Book and Author

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Sonia Ryang

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