E-books: Korean Studies

  • Transmedia Storytelling in East Asia: The Age of Digital Media book cover

    Transmedia Storytelling in East Asia

    The Age of Digital Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dal Yong Jin

    This book offers a thorough investigation of the recent surge of webtoons and manga/animation as the sources of transmedia storytelling for popular culture, not only in East Asia but in the wider global context. An international team of experts employ a unique theoretical framework of media…

    eBook – 2020-04-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Digital Media and Culture in Asia

  • The Cultural Politics of Urban Development in South Korea: Art, Memory and Urban Boosterism in Gwangju book cover

    The Cultural Politics of Urban Development in South Korea

    Art, Memory and Urban Boosterism in Gwangju, 1st Edition

    By HaeRan Shin

    This book analyses the cultural politics of urban development in Gwangju, South Korea, and illustrates the implementation of state-led arts-based urban boosterism efforts in the context of political trauma and the desire for economic growth. The book explores urban development that is complicated…

    eBook – 2020-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

  • Routledge Handbook of Modern Korean Literature book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Modern Korean Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yoon Sun Yang

    The Routledge Handbook of Modern Korean Literature provides a comprehensive overview of a Korean literary tradition, which is understood as a multifaceted nexus of practices, both homegrown and transnational. The handbook discusses the perspectives from which modern Korean literature has thus far…

    eBook – 2020-03-26
    Routledge

  • What Made Korea’s Rapid Growth Possible? book cover

    What Made Korea’s Rapid Growth Possible?

    1st Edition

    By Jungho Yoo

    Korea’s experience of rapid economic growth represents both hope and a challenge to many developing countries. The conventional wisdom inside and outside Korea has been that the government’s policies such as export promotion, industrial targeting, and so on, made the rapid growth…

    eBook – 2020-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Routledge Handbook of Korean Politics and Public Administration book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Korean Politics and Public Administration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chung-in Moon, M. Jae Moon

    The Routledge Handbook of Korean Politics and Public Administration gathers the expertise of leading international scholars to survey the full spectrum of contemporary South Korean international relations, public management, and public policies. Divided into four parts, the handbook covers a range…

    eBook – 2020-01-29
    Routledge

  • Chaoxianzu Entrepreneurs in Korea: Searching for Citizenship in the Ethnic Homeland book cover

    Chaoxianzu Entrepreneurs in Korea

    Searching for Citizenship in the Ethnic Homeland, 1st Edition

    By Park Woo

    This book explores the nature of the state-citizen societal relationship in Korea during the transition to neoliberalism, through the lenses of class and nationalism. Examining the process by which a new class, Korean Chinese entrepreneurs, emerged from Korean Chinese enclaves in South Korea and…

    eBook – 2020-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Asia

  • A Representation of Nationhood in the Museum book cover

    A Representation of Nationhood in the Museum

    1st Edition

    By Sang-hoon Jang

    A Representation of Nationhood in the Museum examines how the National Museum of Korea, as a national repository of material culture and the state’s premier exhibition facility, has shaped and been shaped by Korean nationalism. Exploring the processes by which the museum has discovered and…

    eBook – 2020-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Museums and Heritage in Asia

  • Geopolitics and the Indo-Pacific Region book cover

    Geopolitics and the Indo-Pacific Region

    1st Edition

    By Ashok Kapur

    Exploring the geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific region, a major hub of global economic/commercial, military, diplomatic and cultural activities in the 21st century, this textbook provides students with an introduction to the existing debates, frameworks and issues surrounding the Indo-Pacific. The…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • The Cold War and Asian Cinemas book cover

    The Cold War and Asian Cinemas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Poshek Fu, Man-Fung Yip

    This book offers an interdisciplinary, historically grounded study of Asian cinemas’ complex responses to the Cold War conflict.  It situates the global ideological rivalry within regional and local political, social, and cultural processes, while offering a transnational and cross-regional focus.…

    eBook – 2019-11-28
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of East Asian Gender Studies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of East Asian Gender Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jieyu Liu, Junko Yamashita

    The Routledge Handbook of East Asian Gender Studies presents up-to-date theoretical and conceptual developments in key areas of the field, taking a multi-disciplinary and comparative approach. Featuring contributions by leading scholars of Gender Studies to provide a cutting-edge overview of the…

    eBook – 2019-11-26
    Routledge

  • Asia-Pacific Film Co-productions: Theory, Industry and Aesthetics book cover

    Asia-Pacific Film Co-productions

    Theory, Industry and Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dal Yong Jin, Wendy Su

    This book examines cross-regional film collaboration within the Asia-Pacific region. Through a mixed methods approach of political economy, industry and market, as well as textual analysis, the book contributes to the understanding of the global fusion of cultural products and the reconfiguration…

    eBook – 2019-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Media and Cultural Industries

  • Digital Mediascapes of Transnational Korean Youth Culture book cover

    Digital Mediascapes of Transnational Korean Youth Culture

    1st Edition

    By Kyong Yoon

    Drawing on vivid ethnographic field studies of youth on the transnational move, across Seoul, Toronto, and Vancouver, this book examines transnational flows of Korean youth and their digital media practices. This book explores how digital media are integrated into various forms of transnational…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Digital Media and Culture in Asia

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