ERIC Number: EJ590679
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
"I Really Do Feel I'm 1.5": The Construction of Self and Community by Young Korean Americans.
Amerasia Journal, v25 n1 p139-63 1999
Focuses on the Korean-immigrant community's cultural conflict within the "1.5" generation, showing that the sociocultural characteristics and psychological experiences of the preadult immigrant (the "1.5" generation) are distinct from those of the first- or second-generation ethnic American. Interviews with 117 Korean Americans provide life-history information. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Psychosocial Factors
Note: Theme issue titled "Second Generation Asian Americans' Ethnic Identity." Version of a paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Asian Pacific American Community Research Roundtable (Los Angeles, CA, 12 April 1996).