Unveiling the Socioculturally Constructed Multivoiced Self: Themes of Self Construction and Self Integration in the Narratives of Second-Generation Korean American Young Adults

Unveiling the Socioculturally Constructed Multivoiced Self: Themes of Self Construction and Self Integration in the Narratives of Second-Generation Korean American Young Adults

by Steve S. Kang
     
 

This study seeks to understand the multiplicity of internalized voices, authorities, and values operating in second-generation Korean America young adults' lives as they engage in the project of self. The research methodologies employed were primarily ethnographic interviews, literature reviews, and participant observation. Two research questions guided the study.

Overview

This study seeks to understand the multiplicity of internalized voices, authorities, and values operating in second-generation Korean America young adults' lives as they engage in the project of self. The research methodologies employed were primarily ethnographic interviews, literature reviews, and participant observation. Two research questions guided the study. First, what are the young adults' internalized voices, authorities, and values, and how is this internalized multiplicity manifested in their lives and in their narrations of self? Second, how does the church affect the self and function as an internalized theme?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761824503
Publisher:
UPA
Publication date:
12/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
5.42(w) x 8.58(h) x 0.74(d)

Meet the Author

S. Steven Kang is Assistant Professor of Christian Formation and Ministry, Wheaton College, Illinois.

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