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HONJOK

SILVIA LAZZARIS, JADE JEONGSO AN

SKU: 9781922514264 GiftInspiration

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Up until a few years ago, the word honjok didn’t exist. The neologism, coined in South Korea as a combination of hon (alone) and jok (tribe), has become a symbol of a South Korean movement that challenges traditional notions of family and social roles. Choosing to live and spend time alone, young South Koreans have found a way to free themselves from social pressures and give new meaning to the concept of happiness. A silent revolution and an invitation to use the time we spend alone as a powerful antidote against norms and habits with which we don’t identify.

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