1st Edition

North Koreans In Japan
Language, Ideology, And Identity

ISBN 9780813330501
Published January 10, 1997 by Routledge
271 Pages

USD $56.95

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Book Description

This book considers the language, ideology, and identity of three generations of North Koreans in Japan organized around Chongryun. It explores how, over three generations, individuals and the community reconcile cope with changing attitudes and approaches toward Japanese society and Korean culture.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Note to the Reader -- Introduction -- The School -- The Performative and Its Effects -- From Performative to Performance -- The History -- The Rise of Legitimate Identity -- The Structure of Coexistence -- The Search -- Hesitation and Transition -- Diaspora and Beyond -- Conclusion -- About the Book and Author

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