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Invisible Asians: Korean American Adoptees, Asian American Experiences, and Racial Exceptionalism

Kim Park Nelson
Format
Book
Published
New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, [2016]
Language
English
Series
Asian American Studies Today
ISBN
9780813570679, 0813570670, 9780813570662, 0813570662, 9780813570686, 9780813573731
Contents
  • Introduction: a history of Korean American adoption in print
  • A Korean American adoption ethnography: method, theory, and experience
  • "Eligible alien orphan": the Cold War Korean adoptee
  • Adoption research discourse and the rise of transnational adoption, 1974-1987
  • An adoptee for every lake: multiculturalism, Minnesota, and the Korean transracial adoptee
  • Adoptees as white Koreans: identity, racial visibility and the politics of passing among Korean American adoptees
  • Uri nara, our country: Korean American adoptees in the global age
  • Conclusion: the ends of Korean adoption.
Description
xiii, 230 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-223) and index.
Technical Details
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