Nutritional Status A study looking at the nutritional status of senior housing residents in Chicago found that the nutritional quality of the Korean American elders’ diets was poorer than the other two groups, the Chinese and Japanese Americans:
Koreans, as with other immigrant populations, have difficulties accessing the US health system. The healthcare system is difficult to navigate and lack of English proficiency compounds the problems. In addition many Korean immigrants lack health insurance
This study explores Korean-immigrant parents’ language ideologies and practices with respect to their American-born children’s language development. Participants were seven ethnic Korean families composed of immigrant parents and their American-born children, aged between five and seven
The Korean performance technique p'ansori (from p'an, meaning "performance," "performance space," or "event," and sori, meaning "sound," "voice," or "singing") features solo story-singing (sori) alternated with spoken passages (aniri).
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Bee-Bim Bop! by Linda Sue Park; Ho Baek Lee (Illustrator)
Call Number: E PAR Curriculum Collection - Juvenile - 3rd Floor
Publication Date: 2005-09-12
The title refers to a dish of rice, egg strips, vegetables and meat that's a staple of Korean family life-and it's a lot of fun to eat, too, because diners get to mix the parts together themselves right at the table. This is a children's book, but it is a good recipe and a glimpse of family life.
Korean Americans (KAs) have low screening rates for cancer and are often not well informed about their chronic diseases. Reduced access to health-related information is one reason for gaps in knowledge and the widening health disparities among minority populations
Objective We have limited knowledge on ways to improve oral health-related behaviors for caregivers of minority preschoolers. Our objective was to evaluate the effectiveness of a bilingual educational flipchart.
1932), Korean-born artist. Nam June Paik is recognized worldwide as the father of video art. He has produced a large number of video art works using television as a creative medium and diverting it from its conventional position and connotation
In this Emmy Award-nominated documentary, filmmaker Deann Borshay Liem explores themes of race, identity, assimilation, and birth family reunion. In 1966, Deann was adopted by an American family and was sent from Korea to her new home
Killing the Model Minority Stereotype by Nicholas D. Hartlep (Editor); Brad J. Porfilio (Editor)
Following three teenagers who chose to spend one school year living in Finland, South Korea, and Poland, a literary journalist recounts how attitudes, parenting, and rigorous teaching have revolutionized these countries' education results.
Korean immigration peaked in the mid-1980s, so that large cohorts of post-1965 immigrants are now approaching or entering retirement. As the baby boomer generation ages, few studies have examined how the lack of retirement savings and eldercare plans combined with cultural expectations such as filial piety may pose challenges for aging Korean immigrants and their adult children
This research examined the construct “sense of indebtedness toward parents” (SIP) as a concept that helps explain positive change in Korean American (KA) emerging adults’ views of their parents despite xperiencing a high level of parent-adolescent challenges
This article examines the production and negotiation of Korean American televisual images in U.S. reality and travel food programs. We explore two different representations of Korean Americanness, the first in CNN’s Parts Unknown and the second in Bravo TV’s Top Chef...