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Author Park, Kyeyoung, 1956-

Title The Korean American dream : immigrants and small business in New York City / Kyeyoung Park.

Publication Info. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1997.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  338.6422 P235K    Check Shelf
Description xvii, 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Anthropology of contemporary issues
Anthropology of contemporary issues.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Korean Migration to America: Dependent Development and American Fever -- 3. The Gravitation to Small Business -- 4. Establishment and the Domestic Cycle -- 5. The Rise of Sisters in Korean America: The Shift to Women-Centered Kin Organization -- 6. Women's Changing Viewpoints: The Pursuit of Human Dignity -- 7. Conceptions of Race and Ethnicity: Workplace Encounters -- 8. Political Processes -- 9. The Comforts of Christianity for Korean Immigrants: Religion and Reproduction of Small Business Activity -- 10. Conclusion.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-223) and index.
Subject Korean American business enterprises -- New York (State) -- New York.
Korean American businesspeople -- New York (State) -- New York.
Small business -- New York (State) -- New York.
Queens (New York, N.Y.) -- Economic conditions.
Queens (New York, N.Y.) -- Social conditions.
Korea (South) -- Emigration and immigration.
United States -- Emigration and immigration.
Added Title Immigrants and small business in New York City
ISBN 0801433436 cloth alkaline paper
0801483913 paperback alkaline paper
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