Clark Sorensen presents a description of the ecomic and ecological organization of rural Korean domestic groups and an analysis of their adaption to the changes brought about by Korea's rapid industrialization. Still one of the only book-length studies of rural, peasant Korean households, Over the Mountains Are Mountains shows how the industrialization of Korea led neither to the proletarianization of the peasants r to a fundamental change in the structure of rural families, but rather to strategic changes in patterns of migration, labor allocation, and residence.
Clark W. Sorensen is director of the Korea Studies Program and Center for Korea Studies at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington.
Clark W. Sorensen
University of Washington Press
Date of Publication
Sociology & Anthropology: Professional
Korean Studies of the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies