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Overseas Koreans and New Governance Making in Korea (이진영)

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This article provides a comprehensive analysis of the recent issues surroundingoverseas Koreans in Korea and the governance construction efforts by the Koreangovernment through laws and institutions to address them. With up to approxi-mately 1 million overseas Koreans residing in Korea out of a total of 7.08 million,issues related to immigration to Korea are also pertinent. The burgeoning popula-tion of overseas Koreans and their demands not only affect the central govern-ment’s policies but also impact local communities. This article aims to explorehow the Korean society is legally and institutionally responding to the recent surgein the population of overseas Koreans within Korea. To achieve this goal, the arti-cle focuses on three aspects. First, it analyzes the increase in the population ofoverseas Koreans in Korean society over the past two decades along with the asso-ciated issues from the perspectives of immigration, ethnicity, overseas Koreans,laws and institutions, and central and local governments. Second, it examines thenew laws, institutions, and the interrelationship between the government and over-seas Koreans that have been developed to address the issues raised. Third, it eval-uates the characteristics of the newly established governance of overseas Koreansand identifies any associated problems. Additionally, it discusses the implicationsof the Korean case compared with other countries’ cases. In the era of globaliza-tion and increased human mobility, this article contributes to understandingKorean society’s perspective on and policies toward the group of overseasKoreans in the context of laws and institutions.
 
원문은 아래 링크(Wiley Online Library, Pacific Focus)에서 확인 가능합니다. 
 
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