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Overseas Koreans' Return Visit and Transnational Identity Negotiation: A Case Study of the Korean National Sports Festival

재외동포의 모국방문 경험과 초국가주의적 정체성 교섭: 전국체육대회 사례를 중심으로

  • Received : 2016.08.25
  • Accepted : 2016.10.20
  • Published : 2016.10.28

Abstract

This research aims to examine the relationship between the overseas Koreans' return visit for the participation in the National Sports Festival(NSF) and transnational identity negotiation. The subjects for this study were 378 overseas Koreans who took part in the 96th NSF in 2015. The results are as follows; First, the higher the motivation for socializing with others, maintaining a national identity and self-realization, the more the positive experience in the NSF. However, the higher the motivation for releasing stress and helping business, the more the negative experience they have in the NSF. Second, while the higher the motivation for releasing stress and helping business, the stronger the identity with settlement. However, the higher the motivation for maintaining a national identity, the stronger the identity with origin. Third, while the more the negative experience in the NSF, the stronger the identity with settlement. However, the less the negative experience in the NSF, the stronger the identity with origin.

Keywords

overseas Koreans;National Sports Festival;participation motivation in the NSF;experience in the NSF;identity with origin;identity with settlement

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 한국연구재단

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