Attachment of Korean Americans to their Homeland Essay by The Research Group

Attachment of Korean Americans to their Homeland
An examination of the reasons why many Korean Americans maintain a strong attachement to Korea and the Korean way of life.
# 24426 | 1,575 words | 3 sources | 2002 | US
Published on Apr 12, 2003 in Asian Studies (Asian American)


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Examines reasons why many Korean Americans maintain a strong attachment to Korea and the Korean way of life. Loyalty to homeland vs. assisimilation into U.S. society. Immigrants belief in the Ameican dream and its material benefits. Problems of learning English, communiction and discrimination. Small business ownership and impact on family life. Lack of deep roots in American society. Growth of Koreatowns.

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"Korean-Americans maintain a strong attachment to their homeland for a number of reasons, although all of them provide the same benefit--a cohesive Korean-American community in a society which has not yet fully accepted Koreans or Asians without discrimination.
Like other Asians in the United States, Koreans are seen as hard-working, industrious, thrifty individuals who live and work together. All of this is true, although it is often said as if it were a negative set of qualities. The hard-working part of that equation is important in establishing lives in the United States, but it is also a sign of the Korean way of life which has been maintained by Korean-Americans. One aspect of life which Korean-Americans do not miss is low-pay for very hard work at long hours. While the discipline and selflessness which comes from..."

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