Choosing Ethnicity, Negotiating Race: Korean Adoptees in America

Choosing Ethnicity, Negotiating Race: Korean Adoptees in America

Nadia Y. Kim, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Loyola Marymount University, reviews Choosing Ethnicity, Negotiating Race: Korean Adoptees in America. The book examines adult Korean adoptees and the formation of their racial and ethnic identity in the US. The authors detail the historical context of the adoptions, the family situations, and provide a comparison of Korean adoptees and non-adopted Asian Americans. The also look into the roles of generation, mixed-race ancestry and gender with regard to identity and development.

Publication Part Of International Migration Review
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Book by Mia Tuan, University of Oregon; and Jiannbin Lee Shiao, University of Oregon
Edited by Nadia Y. Kim, Loyola Marymount University

Journal International Migration Review
Date of Publication Fall 2013
Pages 775-776
DOI DOI: 10.1111/imre.12043
Volume 47
Issue Number 3

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