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Korean Food Acculturation Phenomena of Married Immigrant Women and Their Children's Eating Habits
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Korean Food Acculturation Phenomena of Married Immigrant Women and Their Children's Eating Habits
Lee, Jisun; Lee, Solji; Ryu, Bokyung; Chung, Lana;
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 Abstract
This study was carried out in order to investigate Korean food acculturation by married immigrant women and how it affects their children's eating habits. Using an in-depth interview method, 26 domestically residing married immigrant Chinese, Vietnamese, and Indonesian women in Korea were surveyed to investigate adaption to Korean food at the time of their immigration, their current dietary life, their preferred Korean food, major factors in managing their children's eating habits, etc. The results reveal that depending on the married immigrant women's country of birth, which plays an important role in a family's dietary life and health, acculturation phenomena occurred in which the specific eating habits of each country were grafted into Korean food. Furthermore, due to their school-age children's display of acceptance of both their homeland's and Korea's food culture, we believe that this can become a pivot point for non-governmental diplomacy where Korean food can be understood along with the mothers' countries.
 Keywords
Korean food;acculturation;married immigrant women;eating habit;
 Language
Korean
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