Why a generation of adoptees is returning to South Korea
- January 14, 2015
- Eleana Kim, anthropology associate professor, is quoted in The New York Times Jan. 14, 2015
From The New York Times:
Eleana Kim, associate professor of anthropology at the University of California, Irvine, and author of “Adopted Territory: Transnational Korean Adoptees and the Politics of Belonging,” explained that though most women weren’t directly paid, adoption agencies set up homes for unwed pregnant women and took care of medical expenses with the expectation that the women would agree to have their babies sent overseas.
For the full story, please visit http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/18/magazine/why-a-generation-of-adoptees-is-returning-to-south-korea.html.