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Volume 10, Issue 2
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Abstract

This article provides insight into the notion of betweenship as a state experienced by transracial Korean adoptees and the artistic expression of betweenship when mediated in illustration. It criticizes the transactional economy of international adoption, with a focus on adoptions between Europe and South Korea and exemplifies how Korean adoptees have both been portrayed and how they are themselves portraying decolonizing themes in the narratives of adoption by voicing sociopolitical aspects of gender, race and class through their autobiographical images and stories.

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Keyword(s): adoption; betweenship; decolonization; graphic novels; home; race; representation; Sweden
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