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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


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


Giving Back

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/9780814768976.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explores how adult children of Korean immigrants in their twenties, thirties, and forties are navigating and remembering their parents' traumatic, war-inflected pre-migration histories. ... 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


What Brings Korean Immigrants to Japantown?: Commodifying Racial Differences in the Age of Globalization

Sachiko Kawakami

in Trans-Pacific Japanese American Studies: Conversations on Race and Racializations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824847586
eISBN:
9780824873066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847586.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the invisible nature of today's racism by drawing attention to the "silent affinity" of Korean immigrants in San Francisco's Japantown (Nihonmachi). Nihonmachi has functioned as ... More


Linked Lives: Where Do We Go from Here?

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/9780814768976.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on the intergenerational costs and benefits of linked lives, and especially how adult children of aging Korean immigrants find meaning through caring across lifetimes, while ... More


Introduction: Caring across a Lifetime

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/9780814768976.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book explores the experiences of adult children of Korean immigrants in the United States who have supported their parents working long hours while trying to navigate language issues, racism and ... More


Caring Across Generations: The Linked Lives of Korean American Families

Grace J. Yoo and Barbara W. Kim

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814768976
eISBN:
9780814771983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814768976.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

More than 1.3 million Korean Americans live in the United States, the majority of them foreign-born immigrants and their children, the so-called 1.5 and second generations. While many sons and ... More


Black Surplus in the Pacific Century: Ownership and Dispossession in the Hood Film

Helen Heran Jun

in Race for Citizenship: Black Orientalism and Asian Uplift from Pre-Emancipation to Neoliberal America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814742976
eISBN:
9780814743324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814742976.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter looks at two seminal black films: Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing (1988) and John Singleton's Boyz n the Hood (1991). Lee's film marks a convergence of historical processes by which the ... More


Brokering Dreams

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/9780814768976.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on the childhoods of adult children of Korean immigrants, with particular emphasis on the pressures and challenges they experienced growing up as their parents pursued the ... More


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