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Diasporic Returns to the Ethnic Homeland: The Korean Diaspora in Comparative Perspective

Editors:
Tsuda, Takeyuki
Song, Changzoo

ISBN:
978 3 319 90762 8
Format:
Hardback
Pages:
258
List price(s):
99.99 USD
69.99 GBP
79.99 EUR

Publication date:
17 August 2018

Short description: 

This book examines Korean cases of return migrations and diasporic engagement policy. The project's primary audience includes academics and policy makers with an interest in regional politics, migration, diaspora, citizenship, and Korean studies.

Full description: 

This book examines Korean cases of return migrations and diasporic engagement policy. The study concentrates on the effects of this migration on citizens who have returned to their ancestral homeland for the first time and examines how these experiences vary based on nationality, social class, and generational status. The project's primary audience includes academics and policy makers with an interest in regional politics, migration, diaspora, citizenship, and Korean studies.

Table of contents: 

Introduction Chapter 1: Korean Diasporic Returns by Takeyuki Tsuda Chapter 2: The Causes of Diasporic Return: A Comparative Perspective by Takeyuki Tsuda and Changzoo Song Chapter 3: Neither Fish nor Fowl : An Examination of South Korea's Diaspora Engagement Policies by Timothy C. Lim, Dong-Hoon Seol, and Atsuko Sato Part 1: Korean Ethnic Return Migration Chapter 4: Joseonjok and Goryeo Saram Ethnic Return Migrants in South Korea: Hierarchy Among Co-ethnics and Ethno-National Identity by Changzoo Song Chapter 5: Hierarchical Ethnic Nationhood, Formal Membership, and Beyond: Joseonjok and Formal and Substantive Citizenship in their Ethnic Homeland by Nora Hui-Jung Kim Chapter 6: Ethnic Korean Returnees from Japan in South Korea: Experiences and Identities by Sug-In Kweon Part 2: First and 1.5 Generation Korean Return Migration Chapter 7: Ethnic Return Migration of Miguk Hanin (Korean Americans): Entanglement of Diaspora and Transnationalism by Christian Joon Park Chapter 8: Uri Nara, Our Country: Korean American Adoptee Return to South Korea by Kim Park Nelson Chapter 9: Here and there: Return visit experiences of Korean Health care workers in Germany by Yonson Ahn Part 3: Comparative Perspectives: Ethnic Return Migration in the Asian Diaspora Chapter 10: Ethnic Return Migration and Noncitizen Hierarchies in South Korea and Japan by Erin Aeran Chung Chapter 11: Japanese American Ethnic Return Migration Across the Generations by Takeyuki Tsuda Chapter 12: Alternatives to Diasporic Return: Temporary Visits and Imagining Homelands Among Hmong Americans by Sangmi Lee Conclusion: Interrogating Return: Ambivalent Homecomings and Ethnic Hierarchies

Biography: 

Takeyuki Tsuda is Professor of Anthropology, Arizona State University, USA. Changzoo Song is Senior Lecturer in Korean and Asian Studies, University of Auckland, New Zealand.

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