The Difference of Perceived Experiences and Sub-cultural Identity between Overseas Korean' Generations through the Participation in the Korean National Sports Festival

전국체육대회에 참가하는 재외동포들의 이주세대 간 지각된 참가 경험 및 하위문화정체성의 차이

  • Yi, Eun Surk (Dept. of Exercise Rehabilitation Welfare, Gachon University)
  • 이은석 (가천대학교 운동재활복지학과)
  • Received : 2017.06.04
  • Accepted : 2017.07.20
  • Published : 2017.07.28


This research aims to examine the difference of perceived experiences and sub-cultural identity between the overseas Korean' generations through the participation in the Korean National Sports Festival(NSF). Data were 360 overseas Koreans from 14 countries who participated in the 2015 NSF. The results were as follows; First, there was a difference in perceived experiences between overseas Korean' generations. More specifically, 1st generation among overseas Koreans has more positive participation experiences and less negative participation experiences than other generations. Second, there was a difference in sub-cultural identity between overseas Korean' generations. Particularly, 1.5 generation has much closer Korean identity than other generations.


Korean National Sports Festival;overseas Koreans;overseas Koreans;perceived experiences;sub-cultural identity


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