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Homing : an affective topography of ethnic Korean return migration

Author: Ji-Yeon O Jo
Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaiʻi : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Millions of ethnic Koreans have been driven from the Korean Peninsula over the course of the region's modern history. Emigration was often the personal choice of migrants hoping to escape economic and political hardship, but it was also enforced or encouraged by governmental relocation and migration projects in both colonial and postcolonial times. The turning point in South Korea's overall migration trajectory  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jo, Ji-Yeon O., 1968-
Homing.
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2017017760
(OCoLC)978285510
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ji-Yeon O Jo
ISBN: 9780824872502 0824872509 9780824872519 0824872517
OCLC Number: 1002418495
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Acknowledgments --
Notes to the Reader --
Introduction: Legacy Migration, Transborder Belongings, and Korean Peoplehood --
Part I. Histories and Memories --
Chapter 1. Koreans in China --
Chapter 2. Koreans in the Commonwealth of Independent States --
Chapter 3. Koreans in the United States --
Part II. The Odyssey of Homing --
Chapter 4. Contouring Social Spaces Legacy Migrants and South Korean Society --
Chapter 5. Enterprising State and Entrepreneurial Self Contested Citizenship in Neoliberal South Korea --
Chapter 6. Shifting Affective Linguascapes: Languages, Nations, and Migration --
Chapter 7. Negotiating Transborder Kinship: Family, Market, And Migration --
Conclusion: The Politics of Affect and Transborder Belongings --
Appendix --
Notes --
References --
Index --
About the Author
Responsibility: Ji-Yeon O. Jo.

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Addresses some of the most vexing and pressing issues of contemporary transnational migration - citizenship, cultural belonging, language, and family relationships - and highlights their affective  Read more...

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