Elusive belonging : marriage immigrants and "multiculturalism" in rural South Korea (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Elusive belonging : marriage immigrants and "multiculturalism" in rural South Korea

Author: Minjeong Kim
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on ethnographic fieldwork, Elusive Belonging examines Filipinas who married rural South Korean bachelors in the first decade of the twenty-first century. Turning away from the common stereotype of Filipinas as victims of domestic violence at the mercy of husbands and in-laws, Minjeong Kim provides a nuanced understanding of both the conflicts and emotional attachments of their relationships with marital  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kim, Minjeong.
Elusive belonging.
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2017038678
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Minjeong Kim
ISBN: 9780824869816 0824869818
OCLC Number: 1000527065
Description: xi, 204 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Marrying into South Korean rural towns --
Loving strangers --
Clashing at home --
Making multiculturalism --
Challenging and transforming the community --
Searching for Filipina sisterhood --
Afterword.
Other Titles: Marriage immigrants and "multiculturalism" in rural South Korea
Responsibility: Minjeong Kim.

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Examines the post-migration experiences of Filipina marriage immigrants in rural South Korea. Turning away from the common stereotype of Filipinas as victims of domestic violence at the mercy of  Read more...

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