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Author Kim, Eleana Jean, 1971-

Title Adopted territory : transnational Korean adoptees and the politics of belonging / Eleana J. Kim
Published Durham [NC] : Duke University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 320 pages) : illustrations
Series e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Contents Introduction: understanding transnational Korean adoption -- "Waifs" and "orphans" : the origins of Korean adoption -- Adoptee kinship -- Adoptee cultural citizenship -- Public intimacies and private politics -- Our adoptee, our alien : adoptees as specters of family and foreignness in global Korea -- Made in Korea : adopted Koreans and native Koreans in the motherland -- Beyond good and evil : the moral economies of children and their best interests in a global age
Summary An ethnography documenting the experience of South Koreans adopted by American parents
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Adoptees -- Korea (South)
Adoptees -- United States
Intercountry adoption -- Korea (South)
Intercountry adoption -- United States.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Abuse -- Child Abuse.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Adoption & Fostering.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Parenting -- General.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Parenting -- Parent & Adult Child.
Intercountry adoption.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
Korea (South)
United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0822392666