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TitleDiasporic Returns to the Ethnic Homeland [electronic resource] : The Korean Diaspora in Comparative Perspective / edited by Takeyuki Tsuda, Changzoo Song
ImprintCham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019
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Descript XIII, 258 p. 2 illus. in color. online resource


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. 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


1. Chapter 1: Korean Diasporic Returns by Takeyuki Tsuda -- 2. Chapter 2: The Causes of Diasporic Return: A Comparative Perspective by Takeyuki Tsuda and Changzoo Song -- 3. 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 -- 4. Chapter 4: Joseonjok and Goryeo Saram Ethnic Return Migrants in South Korea: Hierarchy Among Co-ethnics and Ethno-National Identity by Changzoo -- Song 5. Chapter 5: Hierarchical Ethnic Nationhood, Formal Membership, and Beyond: Joseonjok and Formal and Substantive Citizenship in their Ethnic Homeland by Nora Hui-Jung Kim -- 6. Chapter 6: Ethnic Korean Returnees from Japan in South Korea: Experiences and Identities by Sug-In Kweon -- 7. Chapter 7: Ethnic Return Migration of Miguk Hanin (Korean Americans): Entanglement of Diaspora and Transnationalism by Christian Joon Park -- 8. Chapter 8: Uri Nara, Our Country: Korean American Adoptee Return to South Korea by Kim Park Nelson -- 9. Chapter 9: Here and there: Return visit experiences of Korean Health care workers in Germany by Yonson Ahn -- 10. Chapter 10: Ethnic Return Migration and Noncitizen Hierarchies in South Korea and Japan by Erin Aeran Chung -- 11. Chapter 11: Japanese American Ethnic Return Migration Across the Generations by Takeyuki Tsuda -- 12. Chapter 12: Alternatives to Diasporic Return: Temporary Visits and Imagining Homelands Among Hmong Americans by Sangmi Lee -- 13. Conclusion: Interrogating Return: Ambivalent Homecomings and Ethnic Hierarchies

Asia-Politics and government Migration Emigration and immigration Comparative politics Ethnicity Public policy Asian Politics. Migration. Diaspora. Comparative Politics. Ethnicity Studies. Public Policy.


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