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Humanitarian sciences in Siberia

2012 year, number 2

The Republic of Korea's Strategy for Interaction with the Korean Diaspora

YE.V. Kim
Keywords: the Republic of Korea, Korean diaspora, repatriation
Pages: 117-126


The paper evaluates the Republic of Korea's strategy for interacting with Korean diaspora communities. The author defines diaspora as an institutionalized community of immigrants with high level of integration into the receiving society and collective memory of the historical homeland; offers general and specific characteristics of the most numerous groups of the Korean diaspora. The novelty of research is determined by the original sources allowing to trace evolution of the Republic of Korea's policy towards diaspora.