Document Type

Thesis or dissertation

Date of this Version

6-4-2013

Abstract

This study aims to examine the transformation of habitus through a case study of immigrant mothers who navigate a heated educational competition in South Korea. To illuminate the process of habitus change, this study investigates the ways in which immigrant mothers make sense of a unique educational cultural practice of Korean parents, which is heavy reliance on shadow education.

Keywords

habitus, Korea, immigrants, parenting, education, shadow education

 

Date Posted: 05 June 2013