Diaspora without Homeland
Being Korean in Japan
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Diaspora without Homeland by Sonia Ryang
Book DescriptionMore than one-half million people of Korean descent reside in Japan today - the largest ethnic minority in a country often assumed to be homogeneous. This timely, interdisciplinary volume blends original empirical research with the vibrant field of diaspora studies to understand the complicated history, identity, and status of the Korean minority in Japan. An international group of scholars explores commonalities and contradictions in the Korean diasporic experience, touching on such issues as citizenship and belonging, the personal and the political, and homeland and hostland.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780520098633
(229mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Sonia Ryang
Reading North Korea, Hardback (May 2012)
Sonia Ryang casts new light on the study of North Korean culture and society by reading literary texts as sources of ethnographic data. Ryang focuses critical attention on three central themes--love, war, and self--that reflect the nearly complete overlap of the personal, social, and political realms in North Korean society.
Japan and National Anthropology, Hardback (May 2004)» View all books by Sonia Ryang
Challenging the conventional view of Japanese studies in general and the Anglophone anthropological writings on Japan in particular, this text explores the process by which the postwar anthropology of Japan has come to be dominated by certain conceptual and methodological and exposes the extent to which this process has occluded our view of Japan.
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Author Biography - Sonia Ryang
Sonya Ryang is Associate Professor of Anthropology and International Studies, C. Maxwell & Elizabeth M. Stanley Family and Korea Foundation Scholar of Korean Studies, and Director of the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies at the University of Iowa. John Lie is Class of 1959 Professor of Sociology and Dean of International and Area Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Contributors: Mark E. Caprio, Erin Aeran Chung, Chikako Kashiwazaki, Ichiro Kuraishi, John Lie,Youngmi Lim, Tessa Morris-Suzuki, Sonia Ryang, Yu Jia
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