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Constructing Ethnic Identity through Discourse: Self‐Categorization among Korean American Camp Counselors

M. Agnes Kang

in Beyond Yellow English: Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195327359
eISBN:
9780199870639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327359.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter demonstrates how Korean American camp counselors locally construct ethnic identity through the practice of self‐categorization in discourse. Self‐categorization, or the identification of ... More


Bilingual Creativity and Self‐Negotiation: Korean American Children's Language Socialization into Korean Address Terms

Juyoung Song

in Beyond Yellow English: Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195327359
eISBN:
9780199870639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327359.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores Korean‐American children's language socialization into Korean address terms and their creative uses of these terms in a Korean‐English bilingual context. The data revealed that, ... More


Modern Warfare: Theresa Hak Kyung Cha and Myung Mi Kim

Josephine Nock-Hee Park

in Apparitions of Asia: Modernist Form and Asian American Politics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195332735
eISBN:
9780199868148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332735.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines the legacy of high modernism in the work of avant‐garde Asian American artists at the end of the 20th century. Returning to a history of transpacific alliances in their work, ... More


“In Due Course”: Diasporic Nationalism, the United Korean Committee in America, and U.S. Sovereignty

Richard S. Kim

in The Quest for Statehood: Korean Immigrant Nationalism and U.S. Sovereignty, 1905-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195369991
eISBN:
9780199918263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369991.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Asian History

Soon after the U.S. entry into World War II, Korean nationalist organizations once again took to lobbying intensively for the official recognition of the exiled Korean Provisional Government in ... More


Ideologies of Legitimate Mockery: Margaret Cho's Revoicings of Mock Asian

Elaine W. Chun

in Beyond Yellow English: Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195327359
eISBN:
9780199870639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327359.003.0016
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This article examines Margaret Cho's use of Mock Asian, a parodic language style that indexes a stereotypical Asian identity. Although this Korean American comedian's use of Mock Asian necessarily ... More


The Minority Challenge

Larry A. Witham

in Who Shall Lead Them?: The Future of Ministry in America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195315936
eISBN:
9780199851089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315936.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the clergy of minority groups in the United States. It suggests that while the majority of churches are hardly multicultural, minority congregations may still be the most ... More


Constructing New Intergenerational Ties, Cultures, and Identities among Korean American Christians: A Congregational Case Study

Peter T. Cha

in This Side of Heaven: Race, Ethnicity, and Christian Faith

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195310566
eISBN:
9780199851072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310566.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the experiences of an immigrant Christian community, a Korean American congregation. Particularly, the study examines how this congregation employs various cultural and ... More


Koreans in the United States

Ji-Yeon O. Jo

in Homing: An Affective Topography of Ethnic Korean Return Migration

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824867751
eISBN:
9780824876968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867751.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Unlike Korean Chinese and CIS Koreans, who migrated to their diaspora countries before 1945, the majority of Korean Americans migrated to the United States between the 1970s and the 1990s. This ... More


Caring about Culture

Grace J. Yoo and Barbara W. Kim

in Caring Across Generations: The Linked Lives of Korean American Families

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814768976
eISBN:
9780814771983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814768976.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explores how adult children of Korean immigrants view their cultural identity and practice cultural traditions while also reclaiming and re-making their culture and interpreting it in ... More


Younger Generations’ Preservation of Ethnicity through Participation in Religious Institutions

Pyong Gap Min

in Preserving Ethnicity through Religion in America: Korean Protestants and Indian Hindus across Generations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795859
eISBN:
9780814759585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795859.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how second-generation Korean Protestants and Indian Hindus have retained their ethnicity by participating in a religious institution. Many younger-generation Korean Protestants ... More


The Forgotten War: Korean America’s Conditions of Possibility

Jodi Kim

in Ends of Empire: Asian American Critique and the Cold War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816655915
eISBN:
9781452946221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816655915.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter begins with a discussion of “Fragments of the Forgotten War” and “Still Present Pasts,” which demonstrate how Korean American cultural producers suggest the link between America’s ... More


Racial Insularity and Ethnic Faith: The Emerging Korean American Religious Elite

Jerry Z. Park

in Sustaining Faith Traditions: Race, Ethnicity, and Religion among the Latino and Asian American Second Generation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717356
eISBN:
9780814772898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717356.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter talks about how Korean American Protestant students at elite universities are more likely to maintain ethnic solidarity and group identity because of hybridized ethnoreligion. In the ... More


Second-Generation Korean American Christians’ Communities: Congregational Hybridity

Sharon Kim and Rebecca Y. Kim

in Sustaining Faith Traditions: Race, Ethnicity, and Religion among the Latino and Asian American Second Generation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717356
eISBN:
9780814772898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717356.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter narrates how second-generation Korean American ministers make use of both Korean American spirituality and contemporary evangelical worship styles and organizational structures. It ... More


Korean and Indian Immigrants’ Religious Affiliations and Participation in Religious Institutions

Pyong Gap Min

in Preserving Ethnicity through Religion in America: Korean Protestants and Indian Hindus across Generations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795859
eISBN:
9780814759585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795859.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Leading a religious life is important to Korean and Indian immigrants in New York City. In fact, Koreans and Asian Indians are the two Asian immigrant groups most active in religious practices. This ... More


Diasporic Korean Christianity in the United States, 1922–1941

David K. Yoo

in Encountering Modernity: Christianity in East Asia and Asian America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839475
eISBN:
9780824869731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839475.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the transnational relationship between nationalism and Christianity by focusing on diasporic Korean Christianity in the earlier decades of the twentieth century. It looks at a ... More


In Pursuit of Diplomatic Recognition during the Pacific War

Young Ick Lew

in The Making of the First Korean President: Syngman Rhee's Quest for Independence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831684
eISBN:
9780824871000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831684.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter details events in Syngman Rhee’s life in the 1940s. Topics covered include his diplomatic efforts in Washington, D.C.; lobbying of the State Department by the Korean–American Council; ... More


Model Family Values and Sentimentalizing the Crisis

Lynn Mie Itagaki

in Civil Racism: The 1992 Los Angeles Rebellion and the Crisis of Racial Burnout

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816699209
eISBN:
9781452954257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699209.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter scrutinizes the family narrative—foundational to civility—that shapes constructions of Korean Americans and positions them relative to other racial groups so that the Asian American ... More


Ethnographic Research on the Shin Kwang Korean Church

Pyong Gap Min

in Preserving Ethnicity through Religion in America: Korean Protestants and Indian Hindus across Generations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795859
eISBN:
9780814759585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795859.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the cultural and fellowship functions of Korean immigrant churches and other related topics in New York City based on the results of ethnographic research on the Shin Kwang ... More


A Summary of Major Findings and Their Theoretical Implications

Pyong Gap Min

in Preserving Ethnicity through Religion in America: Korean Protestants and Indian Hindus across Generations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795859
eISBN:
9780814759585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795859.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter summarizes this work's major findings. The preceding analysis showed that the frequent participation of Korean immigrant Protestants in the church has helped them preserve their ... More


Making Change: Interracial Conflict, Cross-Racial Performance

Ju Yon Kim

in The Racial Mundane: Asian American Performance and the Embodied Everyday

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479897896
eISBN:
9781479837519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897896.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores cross-racial performances of the mundane by focusing on the cultural conflict between African Americans and Korean Americans that came to the fore during the so-called ... More


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