Korean Studies Products

  • Match-Fixing in Sport

    Comparative Studies from Australia, Japan, Korea and Beyond

    Edited by Stacey Steele, Hayden Opie

    Match-fixing represents a greater potential threat to the integrity of sport than doping. It has been linked to organised crime, illegal drugs and money-laundering. Law enforcement and sporting authorities are struggling to establish legal and regulatory responses to this emerging threat,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Corruption

  • Politics in North and South Korea

    Political Development, Economy, and Foreign Relations

    By Yangmo Ku, Inyeop Lee, Jongseok Woo

    Politics in North and South Korea provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the political dynamics of the two Koreas. Giving equal weight to North and South Korea, the authors trace the history of political and economic development and international relations of the Korean peninsula,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Energy Transition in East Asia

    A Social Science Perspective

    Edited by Kuei-Tien Chou

    The Fukushima disaster of 2011 shook the globe, arousing warm debate and new research within the academic fields of countries in both the West and the East on issues related to nuclear security, public trust, government governance, risk governance and risk perception along with technological and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Danger, Development and Legitimacy in East Asian Maritime Politics

    Securing the Seas Securing the State

    By Christian Wirth

    Grounded in extensive empirical research, Danger, Development and Legitimacy in East Asian Maritime Politics addresses the major issues of geopolitics in the region that have been and will continue to shape the international politics of the Asia-Pacific for years to come. Covering the nation-states…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • The Failure of Socialism in South Korea

    1945-2007

    By Yunjong Kim

    Despite the fact that socialist parties have proved to be a major political force across the world, this has not been the case in Asian countries. Socialism in South Korea is a quintessential example of this failure. Despite the existence of a socialist party and what would seem to be the right…

    Paperback – 2017-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • The Personalist Ethic and the Rise of Urban Korea

    By Yunshik Chang

    This book reviews South Korea’s experiences of kŭndaehwa (modernization), or catching up with the West, with a focus on three major historical projects, namely, expansion of new (Western) education, industrialization and democratization. The kŭndaehwa efforts that began in the last quarter of the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • The Far East and Australasia 2018

    49th 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 – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge
    The Far East and Australasia

  • The US Versus the North Korean Nuclear Threat

    Mitigating the Nuclear Security Dilemma

    By Er-Win Tan

    Although the current world order is still dominated by the US, there is increasing international concern over the possibility of regional security dilemmas arising from smaller powers’ attempts to develop Weapons of Mass Destruction. A study of US-North Korean interaction using the security dilemma…

    Paperback – 2017-11-04 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Practicing Feminism in South Korea

    The women’s movement against sexual violence

    By Kyungja Jung

    The Korean women’s movement, which is seen in both Western and non-Western countries as being exemplary in terms of women’s activism, experienced a dramatic change in its direction and strategy in the early 1990s. At the heart of the new approach was an increasing focus on sexual violence, which…

    Paperback – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • The New Global Politics of the Asia-Pacific

    Conflict and Cooperation in the Asian Century, 3rd Edition

    By Michael K. Connors, Rémy Davison, Jörn Dosch

    Now in its new and fully updated third edition, The New Global Politics of the Asia-Pacific continues to provide a compelling analysis of a region undergoing dramatic changes. Based on new research and offering fresh interpretation, this edition evaluates the prospects for continuing US dominance…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • North Korea, 2009-2012

    A Guide to Economic and Political Developments

    By Ian Jeffries

    North Korea continues to be a country of great concern internationally, where future developments are uncertain, especially as a result of the succession to the leadership of Kim Jong-un following the death of Kim Jong-il. It is also a country which is relatively unknown and relatively little…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Guides to Economic and Political Developments in Asia

  • The Evolution of Tiger Management

    Korean Companies in Global Competition, 2nd Edition

    By Martin Hemmert

    Throughout the last several decades, Korean companies have become strong global competitors in a wide range of manufacturing industries. How did they achieve this exceptional performance? The Evolution of Tiger Management uncovers the secret of their success through a comprehensive analysis of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge

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