This is the first book-length work in English dealing with the crucial and troubled relationship between Korea and the United States. Leading scholars in the field examine the various historical, political, cultural, and psychological aspects of Korean-American relations in the context of American global and East Asian relationships, especially with Japan.
Foreword, Robert L. Gallucci; Introduction; Anti-American Sentiment in the Korean Context, David I. Steinberg; Part I. Global, Regional, and Comparative Perspectives; 1. Anti-Americanism in the Age of American Unipolarity, G. John Ikenberry; 2. Pacific Co-Prosperity? The San Francisco System and Its Implications in Comparative Perspective, Kent E. Calder; 3. Anti-Americanism in Japan, Brad Glosserman; 4. A Japanese Perspective on Anti-Americanism, Yoichi Funabashi; 5. Unilateralism and Its Discontents: The Passing of the Cold War Alliance and Changing Public Opinion in the Republic of Korea, Meredith Woo-Cumings; 6. Anti-Americanism in Korea and Germany: Comparative Perspectives, Ronald Meinardus; Part II. Structural and Strategic Phenomena; 7. The Structural Basis of "Anti-Americanism" in the Republic of Korea, Bruce Cumings; 8. Anti-Americanism and the United States Role in Inter-Korean Relations, Victor D. Cha; 9. Between banmi (Anti-Americanism) and sungmi (Worship of the U.S.): Dynamics of Changing U.S. Images in South Korea, Chung-in Moon; Part III. Alliance Perspectives; 10. Revamping the Korean-American Alliance: New Political Forces, Paradigms, and Roles and Missions, Chung Min Lee; 11. Brothers vs. Friends: Inter-Korean Reconciliation and Emerging Anti-Americanism in South Korea, Kim Sung-han; 12. The U.S.-Korean Status of Forces Agreement as a Source of Continuing Korean Anti-American Attitudes, James V. Feinerman; 13. Anti-Americanism, Korean Style, Hahm Chaibong; IV. Civil Society Perspectives; 14. Citizen Power in Korean-American Relations, Katharine H.S. Moon; 15. Perception of American People, Society, and Influence: Psychological, Social, and Cultural Analysis of Anti-American Sentiments in South Korea, Uichol Kim with Young-Shin Park; 16. Changing Perceptions in U.S.-Korean Relations, and the Rise of Anti-Americanism, William Watts; 17. The Tipping Point: Kwangju, May 1980, William M. Drennan; 18. Anti-Americanism or Anti-Baseism: U.S.-South Korean Relations Through Changing Generations, Brent (won-ki) Choi; 19. Industry and National Identity: Globalizing Korean Auto Manufacture, Dennis L. McNamara; Conclusion; Anti-American Sentiment in Korea and Its Importance: A Guide for the Perplexed? David I. Steinberg