Asian Studies: Korean Studies

  • The Far East and Australasia 2019 book cover

    The Far East and Australasia 2019

    50th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    This comprehensive survey of the countries of East and South-East Asia, Australia and New Zealand, along with 22 Pacific islands, fully revised to reflect current economic and political developments, is an essential resource for the Asia-Pacific region. Calendar of Political Events A calendar of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-08 
    Routledge
    The Far East and Australasia

  • The Routledge Course in Business Korean book cover

    The Routledge Course in Business Korean

    By Young-Key Kim-Renaud, Miok Pak

    The Routledge Course in Business Korean is a textbook to teach Korean to mid-intermediate to low-advanced students learning the language used in a business context in every-day life in Korea. The authors’ intuitive approach makes it easy for students to follow the units, while the relevant and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-21 
    Routledge

  • Eastern Philosophy: The Basics book cover

    Eastern Philosophy: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Victoria S. Harrison

    Eastern Philosophy: The Basics is an essential introduction to major Indian and Chinese philosophies, both past and present. Exploring familiar metaphysical and ethical questions from the perspectives offered by a range of Eastern philosophies, including Confucianism, Daoism, the main Buddhist and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Public Management in Korea: Performance Evaluation and Public Institutions book cover

    Public Management in Korea

    Performance Evaluation and Public Institutions

    Edited by Soonae Park

    Many books on performance management or evaluation are about the public sector in general or specifically about some programs or organizations. Only a few of them target the public institutions. This book addresses what types of challenges that performance evaluation of public institutions actually…

    Hardback – 2018-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • The Political Economy of New Regionalism in Northeast Asia: Dynamics and Contradictions book cover

    The Political Economy of New Regionalism in Northeast Asia

    Dynamics and Contradictions

    By Chang Jae Lee, You-il Lee, John Benson, Ying Zhu, Yoon-Jong Jang

    The book is the first attempt to offer a holistic and integrated exploration of the political-economic framework underpinning economic regionalism. In doing so it provides a much-needed contribution to the literature on international political economy, international relations and Asian political…

    Hardback – 2018-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Political Economy

  • North Korea's Foreign Policy: The DPRK Part on the International Scene and Its Audiences book cover

    North Korea's Foreign Policy

    The DPRK Part on the International Scene and Its Audiences

    By Lenka Caisova

    This book analyses North Korean foreign policy since 1994, aiming to better understand how the DPRK perceives the part it plays in international politics. Applying the role theoretical approach to North Korea for the first time, this book charts the continuities and changes in North Korean foreign…

    Hardback – 2018-08-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • North Korean Graphic Novels: Seduction of the Innocent book cover

    North Korean Graphic Novels

    Seduction of the Innocent

    By Martin Petersen

    Graphic novels (kurimchaek) are a major art form in North Korea, produced by agents of the regime to set out its vision in a range of important areas. This book provides an analysis of North Korean graphic novels, discussing the ideals they promote and the tensions within those ideals, and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • Cultural Policy in South Korea: Making a New Patron State book cover

    Cultural Policy in South Korea

    Making a New Patron State

    By Hye-Kyung Lee

    This is the first English-language book on cultural policy in Korea, which critically historicises and analyses the contentious and dynamic development of the policy. It highlights that the evolution of Korean cultural policy has been bound up with the complicated political, economic and social…

    Hardback – 2018-07-20 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • Made in Korea: Studies in Popular Music book cover

    Made in Korea

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Hyunjoon Shin, Seung-Ah Lee

    Made in Korea: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary Korean popular music. Each essay covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of pop music in Korea, first presenting a general…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • The Changing Face of Korean Cinema: 1960 to 2015 book cover

    The Changing Face of Korean Cinema

    1960 to 2015

    By Brian Yecies, Aegyung Shim

    The rapid development of Korean cinema during the decades of the 1960s and 2000s reveals a dynamic cinematic history which runs parallel to the nation’s political, social, economic and cultural transformation during these formative periods. This book examines the ways in which South Korean cinema…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Korean Public Administration: Lessons learned from practice book cover

    Understanding Korean Public Administration

    Lessons learned from practice

    Edited by Kwang-Kook Park, Wonhee Lee, Seok-Hwan Lee

    Although much has been written about the Korean public administration, the international academic community has little knowledge about it as most of the literature has been written in Korean. This book aims to provide more accessible knowledge internationally by filling that gap, covering both the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Asia Struggles with Democracy: Evidence from Indonesia, Korea and Thailand book cover

    Asia Struggles with Democracy

    Evidence from Indonesia, Korea and Thailand

    By Giovanna Maria Dora Dore

    Since 1974, when the current wave of democratisation began, the movement towards democracy in Asia has remained limited. Many countries in Asia, in fact, are not making a decisive move towards democracy, and find themselves struggling with the challenges of democratic consolidation and governance.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

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