By Gil-Soo Han
The exceptional financial good fortune of South Korea because the Nineteen Nineties has led in flip to a wide raise within the variety of immigrants and international staff in Korean industries. This booklet describes and explains the stories of discrimination and racism that foreigners and ‘new’ Koreans have confronted in a multicultural South Korea. It appears to be like at how society has taken care of the foreigners and what their stories were on condition that universal discourse approximately race in Korea surrounds problems with Korean heterogeneity and natural blood nationalism.
Starting with reviews of Korean scholarship and coverage framework on multiculturalism, this e-book argues for the necessity to revisit the main primary point of multiculturalism: the host population’s skill to appreciate new comers instead of discriminate opposed to them. the writer employs a severe realist knowing of racism and makes an attempt to spot long-lasting institutional elements which make Korean society below welcoming ‘new’ or transitority Koreans. various new reportages are pointed out and systematically analysed in response to the foundations of grounded idea technique. The findings convey that nouveau-riche nationalism and pure-blood nationalism are greatly practised while Koreans care for ‘foreigners’. As a newly industrialised and hugely profitable country, Korean society continues to be in transition and treats foreigners in accordance with monetary general in their nations of starting place.
As one of many first actual books in English approximately foreigners’ reviews of Korean nationalism, multiculturalism and discrimination, it will likely be of significant curiosity to scholars and students of Sociology, Ethnic experiences, Asian reports, Korean stories, Media experiences and Cultural studies.