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From orphan to adoptee : U.S. empire and genealogies of Korean adoption

Author: SooJin Pate
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2014]
Series: Difference incorporated.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since the 1950s, more than 100,000 Korean children have been adopted by predominantly white Americans; they were orphans of the Korean War, or so the story went. But begin the story earlier, as SooJin Pate does, and what has long been viewed as humanitarian rescue reveals itself as an exercise in expanding American empire during the Cold War.
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: SooJin Pate
ISBN: 9780816683055 0816683050 9780816683079 0816683077
OCLC Number: 854980348
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 210 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: challenging the "official" story of Korean adoption --
Militarized humanitarianism: rethinking the emergence of Korean adoption --
Gender and the militaristic gaze --
Marketing the social orphan --
Normalizing the adopted child --
"I want my head to be removed": the limits of normativity --
Epilogue: tracing other genealogies of Korean adoption.
Series Title: Difference incorporated.
Responsibility: SooJin Pate.

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SooJin Pate explores the ways Korean children were employed by the U.S. nation-state to promote the myth of American exceptionalism, to expand U.S. empire during the Cold War, and to solidify notions  Read more...

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"Pate's work is wide-ranging, highly compelling and certainly an incisive addition to American studies, transnational studies, and orphan/adoptee studies."-Asian American Literature Fans"Pate Read more...

 
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