Migrant and immigrant labor

By kim-kyung hoon

A chapter detailing South Korea's transition into a subempire that has transformed other Asians into a transnationalized labor force for South Korean capital.

Submitted by wojtek on April 29, 2020

Service Economies: Militarism, Sex Work, and Migrant Labor in South Korea (2010)
Lee, Jin-Kyung



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Submitted by wojtek on May 15, 2020

“We are just angry to be discriminated against at such a critical moment,” said Rai, a Nepalese who has been in Korea for 20 years and leads Korea’s first labor union for foreign workers.

“We live in the same society and anybody can get the illness. We are working in difficult situations. We are paying taxes and contributing to local economy,” he said. “We should not be discriminated against in the cash relief.”

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