Gender, Ethnicity, Market Forces, And College Choices

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Table of Contents

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Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Ch. 2 Review of Literature 11
College Choice Research 12
Ethnic Identity/Ethnic Relations Research 16
Research on the Influence of Generational Change 21
Research on Overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia and Chinese Ethnic Identity 22
The Koreans in China, Japan, U.S., and the former Soviet Union 25
Research on Citizenship/National Policy/Geopolitics 26
Research on the Influence of Market Pressures and Rewards 28
Ch. 3 Methodology 29
Purpose of the Study 29
Case Study 30
Qualitative Approach 30
Quantitative Approach 33
Pilot Study 34
Methods of Analysis 34
Validity and Reliability 34
Ethical Considerations 36
Limitations of the Study 36
Ch. 4 Definition of Overseas-Chinese, the Korean Nationality Law and the Demography of the Korean-Chinese 39
Definition of Overseas-Chinese and Korean-Chinese 39
Immigration, Naturalization and Citizenship Policies 41
Demographic Background 51
Ch. 5 Chinese Immigration to Korea and the Social and Economic History of the Korean-Huaqiaos 57
The End of the Chosun Period (1882-1910) 58
The Japanese Colonial Period (1910-1945) 59
Post-Korean Independence (1945-Present) 64
Economic Arena 68
Ch. 6 Huaqiao Education in Korea 73
Educational Policies 73
Ch. 7 Gender and Ethnicity in College Choices 91
Korean-Huaqiao Students in Taiwanese Universities 92
Trends in the Selection of Higher Education Among Korean-Chinese Students 93
College Choices and the Effects on the Huaqiao Population 98
Ethnic Identity and College Choice 98
The Effect of Gender on College Choice 102
Social Needs for Korean Universities 103
The Influence of Ethnic Education on College Choice 104
Gender Effect 106
Institutional Accommodations 112
Ch. 8 Findings and Conclusion 115
Background 115
Theoretical Framework and Summary of Findings 116
Limitation 127
Implications for Further Study 127
References 131
Index 145
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