Offering a broad overview of the Asian American experience, Asian Americans provides an accessible resource for all students interested in the expanding and important Asian American population. While historical information is provided for each group, the main focus is on the variables and issues that impact Asian American life today. The scholars who author the chapters look at topics such as labor force participation and economic status, educational achievements, intermarriage, intergroup relations, and settlement patterns. Photo essays help to enhance the presentations.
Chapter 10: Korean Americans
Korean Americans constitute one of the newly emerging Asian ethnic groups in the post-1965 era. Strong military, political, and economic linkages between the United States and South Korea (Republic of Korea) since the Korean War (1950–1953) have helped many Koreans annually immigrate to the United States. As ...