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Ethno-Religious Perpetuity

Henry Kim

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128 pages. Dimensions: 8.8in. x 6.0in. x 0.5in.Whereas first-generation Korean-American immigrantsare noted for their high rates of Protestantism (andself-employment) there have been mixed findings withrespect to their progeny. Some state thatsecond-generation decline can be depicted as a silent exodus and others claim that the silentexodus is a reified concept. Via qualitative andquantitative analyses, this book attempts to explorewhy post-college second-generation Korean Americanswould (continue to) attend a co-ethnic church. Afundamental question that has not been asked is: Isreligious internalization a necessary pre-conditionfor second-generation Korean Americans to attend a(Korean) church This case study investigates thereligious and non-religious meanings of the onlyautonomous second-generation Korean-Americancongregation (at the time of the study) in aparticular mid-western state of America. Finally, this study should prove fruitful with respect toKorean Americans in particular, and for the field ofimmigration and religion in general. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783639088380

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Title: Ethno-Religious Perpetuity

Publisher: VDM Verlag

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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Whereas first-generation Korean-American immigrantsare noted for their high rates of Protestantism (andself-employment) there have been mixed findings withrespect to their progeny. Some state thatsecond-generation decline can be depicted as a "silent exodus" and others claim that the "silentexodus" is a reified concept. Via qualitative andquantitative analyses, this book attempts to explorewhy post-college second-generation Korean Americanswould (continue to) attend a co-ethnic church. Afundamental question that has not been asked is: "Isreligious internalization a necessary pre-conditionfor second-generation Korean Americans to attend a(Korean) church?" This case study investigates thereligious and non-religious meanings of the onlyautonomous second-generation Korean-Americancongregation (at the time of the study) in aparticular mid-western state of America. Finally,this study should prove fruitful with respect toKorean Americans in particular, and for the field ofimmigration and religion in general.

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Henry H. Kim is Assistant Professor of Sociology at WheatonCollege, IL. He has a Ph.D. in sociology and is currently workingon a Ph.D. in theology.

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