Essays Tagged: "Korean American"

Korea Movies Reaction Paper - Movie1: Arirang; Movie2: Tae Guk Gi - Brotherhood of War. Mainly focused on personal reactions, such as why you like/dislike the movies.

Movie 1: ArirangThe documentary has two parts, "The Korean American Journey," which covers the community's history from 1903 to about 1960, and "The Kor ... film begins the story of how and why, in less than three years in the early 1900s, more than 7,000 Koreans left their strife-torn homeland for new lives on the sugar plantations of Hawaii. The film i ... irst wave of migration, Korea was taken over and annexed by Japan, which attempted to stamp out the Korean language and culture and reduce Koreans to second-class Japanese. In this strange circumstanc ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

I Am Such A Gook

Asians, especially when used in contempt. Gook has a couple of origins, but it's used today towards Koreans, Vietnamese and Filipinos. The word gook is targeted towards those of Asian decent, especial ... "The Oxford English Dictionary"). The origin of the term "gook" was in Korea during the Korean-American War. Koreans would go up to American GI's and ask "Mi guk?" asking if they wer ...

(4 pages) 16 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Book Report - Tock Tock By Dean Koontz

Tick Tock is the story of a young Korean-American dime-store novel writer, Phan Tran Tuong (or Tommy Phan as he likes to be called), w ...

(3 pages) 469 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

1.5 Generation

at shaped me into who I am today. > Before coming to America, I had never really considered myself Korean or > American. I was just me. This is because Korea has a homogenous culture > where the majo ... s just me. This is because Korea has a homogenous culture > where the majority of the population is Korean. When I mean majority, I > mean that the percent of the population of other cultures is about ...

(5 pages) 21 0 4.5 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Organization Analysis with Social Systems Theory

nizations by social systems theory. In this paper, I will analyze Adult Day Care Services Center in Korean Health, Education, Information and Research (KHEIR) Center by social systems theory.Mission S ... agency, was established in 1986 in response to a United Way inquiry of the healthcare needs of the Korean American community in Los Angeles. KHEIR Center supports and promotes the well-being of the K ...

(4 pages) 104 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Korean Americans in Multicultural Education

Korean Americans � PAGE �1� A Definition and Description of the TopicKorea is d ... ea, but its national name is Taehan Min'guk. The following information and statistics came from the Korean Statistical Information Service.Land area: 37,911 sq mi (98,189 sq km)Population (2007 est.): ... 04,900; Inchon, 2,479,600 (part of Seoul metro. area); Taegu, 2,369,800Monetary unit: wonLanguages: Korean, English widely taughtEthnicity/race: homogeneous (except for about 20,000 Chinese)Religions: ...

(13 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

North Korea Government

sion in 1945 along the 38 parallel was a temporary partition to facilitate Japanese's forces on the Korean Peninsula at the end of World War II. Andrea Matles Savada explains that before the division ... e of control demarcated along the 38th parallel. The purpose of this trusteeship was to establish a Korean provisional government which would become "free and independent in due course". Korea was one ...

(7 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II