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Koreans in America: History, Identity, and Community carefully documents and examines the shifts within the Korean American communities over the past 100+ years. Using cutting-edge, original essays from U.S. scholars and activists in a variety of fields, this collection covers a wide range of topics relevant to the study of Korean Americans. In addition to providing a historical background, this text also explores changing demographics, immigration patterns, identity, family, arts and culture, and community and activism. Study questions are incorporated throughout the text to encourage critical thinking and discussion among students. Informational sidebars and cartoons are also used to create an engaging reading experience. Koreans in America brings "voice" to the histories, experiences, and changes happening among Koreans in America today.Grace J. Yoo is a professor of Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University. For the last 15 years, she has been teaching, researching, and writing about issues within the Korean American community. Her work has appeared in publications such as Journal of Cross Cultural Gerontology, Ethnicity and Health, Peace Review, and Asian American Policy Review. She is the co-editor of The Encyclopedia of Asian American Issues Today and Handbook of Asian American Health. Professor Yoo made her debut in documentary filmmaking with Stories Untold: Memories of Korean War Survivors.