[KS] multiracialism/some random statistics
samueljhenderson at gmail.com
Sat Apr 29 21:35:06 EDT 2006
These may be the statistics you're looking for, concerning international
marriage in South Korea from 2000 to 2005:
The international marriage stats are in section 5; there are also stats for
international divorce further down the page.
Some very interesting trends there, but I'll leave it to the more learned
members of this list to guess what they may signify.
On 4/30/06, jrpking <jrpking at interchange.ubc.ca> wrote:
> Hi Stephen:
> > Conversely, in our first-year Korean course at my university here in
> > Wellington, New Zealand we have 41 students, of whom 31 are Chinese
> At UBC for the past 3-4 years now, Korean 102 (the intro-level Korean
> class for non-heritage learners) has filled up at 30 students (plus a
> waiting list) of whom approximately 25 are ethnically Chinese. Korean 104,
> the entry-level Korean class for heritage learners, is usually lucky to
> attract 10 Korean Canadian students.
> (In the days before we instituted heritage vs. non-heritage first-year
> Korean, Korean 102 -- the only intro course -- attracted 30 students, of
> whom all but 2 or 3 were Korean Canadian).
> And the motivation reported by the Chinese students is definitely pop
> culture, not business/IR, etc.
> Ross King
> Associate Professor of Korean, University of British Columbia
> Dean, Korean Language Village, Concordia Language Villages
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