By Grace J. Yoo,Barbara W. Kim

More than 1.3 million Korean americans live
in the USA, the vast majority of them foreign-born immigrants and their
children, the so-called 1.5 and moment generations. whereas many sons and
daughters of Korean immigrants outwardly agree to the stereotyped picture of
the upwardly cellular, hugely proficient super-achiever, the realities and
challenges that the youngsters of Korean immigrants face of their grownup lives as
their immigrant mom and dad get older and confront
health concerns which are way more complicated. In Caring
Across Generations
, Grace J. Yoo and Barbara W. Kim discover how earlier
experiences supporting immigrant mom and dad navigate American society have ready Korean
American teenagers for negotiating and redefining the conventional gender norms,
close familial relationships, and cultural practices that their mom and dad expect
them to stick to as they achieve maturity. Drawing on in-depth interviews with
137 moment and 1.5 iteration Korean americans, Yoo & Kim discover issues
such as their formative years studies, their interpreted cultural traditions and
values with reference to care and appreciate for the aged, their attitudes and
values concerning deal with getting older mom and dad, their observations of oldsters facing
retirement and lifestyles adjustments, and their reports with offering care when
parents face ailment or the clients of death. a distinct research at the
intersection of immigration and getting older, Caring
Across Generations
offers a brand new examine the associated lives of immigrants
and their households, and the struggles and triumphs that they face over many
generations.

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