Survival Patterns: Marriage Migration of Women from the CIS in South Korea

Natalya Yem

Al-Farabi Kazakh National University


The paper is based on the theoretical assumption that the use of the word ‘survival’in the context of international migration can characterize the main problems associated withsettling and adapting to life in Korea. The author pursues the goal to reveal social representations,processes of psychological nature, the changed states of consciousness of women who aremarriage migrants from the countries of the post-Soviet space to South Korea. To realize thisgoal, the author conducted an analysis of the content of the Internet forum of Russian-speakingwomen. The information blocks which predetermine the perception of the surrounding realityand cultivated stereotypes were identified. The research was carried out within the frameworkof interdisciplinary analysis using historical-cultural and comparative-typological methods, aswell as methods of cognitive linguistics, semiotics and statistical analysis.

Słowa kluczowe:

marriage     migration     intercultural     Russian-speaking     content, Forum     survival

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Yem, N. (2018). Survival Patterns: Marriage Migration of Women from the CIS in South Korea. Przegląd Wschodnioeuropejski, 9(1), 143–152.

Natalya Yem 
Al-Farabi Kazakh National University