Choosing Ethnicity, Negotiating Race: Korean Adoptees in America
Book by Mia Tuan, University of Oregon; and Jiannbin Lee Shiao, University of Oregon
Edited by Nadia Y. Kim, Loyola Marymount University
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.
Read the book review at https://doi.org/10.1111/imre.12043.