"Koreans" Essays and Research Papers

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    Hallyu—the Korean Wave: The Past‚ Present and Future • Lecture Outline • 1. Hallyu: An Introduction • 2. Factors for the Popularity of Hallyu • 3. Perspectives on Hallyu a. nationalist perspective b. neoliberal perspective c. postcolonialist perspective • 4. A New Korean Wave I. HALLYU: AN INTRODUCTION • Hallyu‚ also known as the Korean Wave‚ refers to the spread and surge of South Korean popular culture‚ particularly its dramas and music‚ around the world. • The term was first

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  • A Korean

    understand my point. After the Korean War‚ South Korea was one of the poorest countries in the world. Koreans had to start from scratch because entire country was destroyed after the Korean War‚ and we had no natural resources. Koreans used to talk about the Philippines‚ for Filipinos were very rich in Asia. We envy Filipinos. Koreans really wanted to be well off like Filipinos. Many Koreans died of famine. My father and brother also died because of famine. Korean government was very corrupt and

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  • Korean History

    Korean schoolchildren in North and South learn that Japan invaded their fiercely patriotic country in 1905‚ spent forty years trying to destroy its language and culture‚ and withdrew without having made any signicant headway. This version of history is just as uncritically accepted by most foreigners who write about Korea. Yet the truth is more complex. For much of the country’s long history its northern border was fluid‚ and the national identities of literate Koreans and Chinese mutually indistinguishable

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  • zainichi korean

    thousand Koreans lived in the main Japanese islands.  This population largely consisted of students‚ merchants‚ and workers who entered Japan during the first four decades or so after the Meiji Restoration in 1868.  In the 1920s‚ the Japanese economy experienced a shortage of labor.  In response‚ Koreans seeking better educational and employment opportunities migrated to Japan.  Until the late 1920s‚ most were male migrant workers who frequently shifted occupations.  Most ethnic Koreans were farmers

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  • Korean Civilization

    Korea Calendar As in many Asian countries‚ Korea uses both the solar and lunar calendars‚ and celebrates holidays based on both. The country uses one time zone and is 9 hours ahead of GMT‚ the same as Japan. Most Koreans work Monday through Friday and then a half day on Saturday mornings. Usual business hours are 9:00-6:00 during the week and 9:00-1:00 on Saturday. During national holidays‚ government offices and most businesses are closed‚ although many private store keepers and large department

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  • Korean Immigrants

    care of children” (139). Initially‚ many migrant households aim to maintain traditional roles in the household and labor market. However‚ my parents soon realized my father’s single income could not sustain the family. Bretell highlights how “married Korean women [in the US] have much higher rates of labor force participation than do women in Korea” (138). Migration transforms gender roles‚ requiring migrant women to take on greater

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  • Korean Wave

    Independent Enquiry Study(IES) on the “Impacts of Korean Wave Stars on the Personal Development of Teenagers in Hong Kong”. Therefore‚ I would like to ask that you please help me fill out this questionnaire on the topic. All information obtained is for the enquiry’s purpose and will remain confidential. Thank you. Personal Information Sex: [] Female [] Male Age: [] 11-13 [] 14-16 [] 17-19 Part A 1. Do you describe yourself as a fan of Korean wave stars? [] Yes (go to question 2)

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  • Korean Immigration

    Korean Population in New York City New York City is the haven for so many poor‚ hopeful‚ confused people who have gathered up the courage to leave their homes in their native countries and try to start anew. America has been named the "land of the free" because immigrants from all times and all places have the opportunity‚ optimistically‚ to be able to create a new life for themselves and their families‚ to make money‚ to live free from dictatorship‚ and to practice any type of religion they

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  • Korean Wave

    Reflection On ‘The Korean Wave: The Seoul of Asia’ The main issue that was being discussed in this article is the effect of Korean wave for cultural influence on neighboring countries and how national identity impacts framing processes related to media coverage and public response. South Korea was known for its negative images such as the Korean wars‚ cycles of poverty and political instability. However‚ Korean wave has been successful in diminished the entire negative images due to trendy entertainers

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  • The Korean War

    The Korean War This July 27th marks the 60th anniversary of the armistice agreement that ended the combat phase of the Korean War‚ but the conflict did not end on July 27‚ 1953‚ it merely came to a temporary halt. Though the Korean War may been overshadowed by World War II and the Vietnam War in the minds of many Americans‚ it had a dramatic effect on social change in the United States ("Korean War had major impact on race relations..."). We have spent the past 60 years living not in a post-war

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