Essays Tagged: "Korean"

why koreans came to usa

students between 1890 and 1905 to purse further education in the USA. Between 1902 and 1905, 7,000 Korean immigrants arrived in Hawaii. (Thernstrom) From 1903 to 1905, 65 ships carrying 7,226 Koreans ... they settled on a sugar plantation. (Bandon 18) In 1907 the US government refused to recognize the Korean passport. From that point on, any Korean entering the US had to have a Japanese passport. (Ba ...

(2 pages) 75 0 4.7 Sep/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


ind this humorous, while others find it extremely offensive. Asians are stereotyped, especially the Koreans. In my lifetime, I've always heard "Koreans are this and Koreans are that." But of course, t ... people of the world only see the color of each other's skin, they will never be united.For example, Koreans are known to have bad tempers. A few years ago, ex-boyfriend and I got into a huge argument. ...

(4 pages) 204 5 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Women's Movement in Korea and China

ed. The women's movements of the 1950s have given back the long awaited freedom to the women in the Korean and Chinese societies.FamilyFamily ties have and will always be the most essential thing in a ... 00s to the late 1900s, women where greatly looked down on and were treated unjustly. Traditionally, Korean and Chinese women have been devoted to performing roles of child bearing, child rearing and h ...

(13 pages) 126 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Ethnic Stereotyping

was afraid of North Korea more than Iraq because, and I quote, "Don't take this the wrong way, but Koreans are cruel ruthless killers." I was completely shocked and speechless. My Korean blood was bo ... s I mentioned earlier about my friends rude comment, perhaps she should learn and explore about the Korean culture first rather than making a negative assumption on something she does not know anythin ...

(3 pages) 161 3 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Koreans Facing Discrimination in America

In the early 19th century, Koreans came to the United States seeking freedom from Japanese rule and to maintain their Korean cu ... edom from Japanese rule and to maintain their Korean cultural identity. Like many other minorities, Korean immigrants experienced racial discrimination in the past and they also experience discriminat ... o experience discrimination today. The Alien Land Act of 1913 was passed to prevent non-naturalized Koreans from owning property and limited leases in California. They were often turned away by Caucas ...

(4 pages) 60 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Comparison essay - Hangul and English

ishThe Republic of Korea is a country located in East Asia. It occupies the southern portion of the Korean peninsula, and is only bordered by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to the north; th ... was not until the fourteenth century during king Sejong's time that a group of scholars created the Korean characters or Hankuk as is pronounced in Korean, giving birth to an official language for the ...

(2 pages) 23 0 4.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Challenge situation.

le. The rest of my school year went by very smoothly, and my self-confidence grew. Now I help other Korean people with language difficulties, helping them to understand English and American customs.Pr ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Discrimination by Gender

n not smoke cigarette on the street, but men can. Women are not considered equal to men. Therefore, Korean culture has a different standard for women than men. Because Korea has a chauvinistic culture ... e male children and the males have more rights than females.One of the aspects of discrimination in Korean culture is that people want to have male babies rather than females babies. Our culture is pr ...

(4 pages) 47 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Perceptual Maps in Marketing Simulation Paper

d listening comprehension as third and writing ability as fourth. Reading is not emphasized because Koreans read daily. These are what most parents want from a teacher and in this order. Customs, worl ...

(2 pages) 264 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

No Sense in Dividing Borders Between Love: An essay about international marriages

other culture, and during the process we can become more open to other cultures. For example, if a Korean male and a Chinese woman marry, they can share the culture of Korea and China. They can share ... d amidst the wave of youth unemployment.As the number of international marriages is increasing, the Korean government has decided to end discrimination and improve the living conditions for Koreans bo ...

(2 pages) 16 0 4.3 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

South Korean Business Etiquette - WIU

war and controversy since its' early history. This conflict has served to strengthen and unify the Korean people and has given them a strong cultural identity. This strength and unity is embodied in ... important role in their business dealings. Although they are a country of 48 million people, South Koreans consider themselves one ethnic family.EconomyThe economy of South Korea has experienced rapi ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Managing Diversity Literature Review

much face was lost.For example, a US team and Latin American buyers was negotiating with a team of Korean buyers where discussions were conducted in English. Often, the Korean would caucus in Korean, ... the buyers, who responded by caucusing in Spanish. This approach proved effective, conveying to the Koreans in an indirect manner that the caucus in Korean was frustrating to the other side. Therefore ...

(7 pages) 394 0 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Korean English

Konglish : Ways that Korean English Speakers have changed EnglishI think the term 'Konglish' is not unfamiliar even to th ... peakers have changed EnglishI think the term 'Konglish' is not unfamiliar even to those who are not Korean English speakers because it seems to have been a particular term to designate a kind of langu ... stand the Konglish expressions appropriately, and so it will be meaningful to look at the ways that Korean people have changed English since it will provide us self-awakening in order not to abuse Eng ...

(10 pages) 30 0 4.3 Mar/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

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

Korean Feastival

The concert I attended was the Korean Festival, which was held at the Pacific Asia Museum. The setting was very traditional they ha ... , which was really good. They had a section where they teach you how to play Yut - nori, which is a Korean game you play at festivals or just a family gathering. There was also a section were kids and ... a section were kids and adults can make masks to wear .As you walk along they have tables that have Korean books, Korean Dolls, and a table that had booklet's on Korea. They actually didn't have a Kor ...

(2 pages) 673 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Immigration In 1970's

Before the Immigration Act of 1965, Koreans are spread out in America. Practically, Koreans are actually a very visible group in America ... ractically, Koreans are actually a very visible group in America. In Los Angeles, there are 150,000 Koreans, and because of this large amount of Koreans, a new Korean community is created on Olympic B ... xcl;¨What used to be Mexican-American, Japanese and Jewish stores and businesses are now mostly Korean, with giant Oriental letters spread across their low-slung storefronts.¡¨ And the m ...

(3 pages) 14 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

A wish

only idea that might better the situation was to think of how I would get to experience my mother's Korean culture firsthand. Even optimism could not save me. To think of having to go to a new land wh ... irst year or two as I lived in Seoul, I was made to feel unwelcome by the people I could relate to. Koreans near my home did not recognize me as a fellow Korean but as an American outsider. Groups of ...

(5 pages) 16 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

South Korea Socio-cultural Report

It is important to understand the Korean Culture in order to successfullyconduct business in this country. There are many differences ... try. There are many differences in the way thatAmericans behave and conduct business versus the way Koreans do business.Korean cultureIt is important to understand the Korean culture. Koreans strive t ... This term is best described in terms of pride, face, mood, or state ofmind. In order to maintain a Korean's sense of Kibun, especially in a businesscontext, one must show the proper respect and avoid ...

(4 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

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