Korean Studies Products

  • The International Politics of the Asia Pacific

    Fourth and Revised Edition

    By Michael Yahuda

    This fully revised fourth edition of Michael Yahuda's extremely successful textbook brings the region fully up-to-date, introducing students to the international politics of the Asia-Pacific region since 1945. As well as assessing the post-cold War uncertainties that challenged balance and power…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Megacity Seoul

    Urbanization and the Development of Modern South Korea

    By Yu-Min Joo

    In Asia, there are a growing number of gigantic megalopolises, accompanied by a series of speculative and extravagant megaprojects. Amid the fast-paced urban and development challenges, many Asian developing countries have started to search for successful Asian development models. South Korea and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • Translingual Words

    An East Asian Lexical Encounter with English

    By Jieun Kiaer

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Development Goals in the Republic of Korea

    Edited by Tae Yong Jung

    This book explores the attempts of South Korea in its to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. It addresses 6 of the 17 goals – clean water, affordable and clean energy, decent work and economic growth, sustainable cities and communities, climate action, and partnership –…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

  • Social Work and Sustainability in Asia

    Facing the Challenges of Global Environmental Changes

    Edited by Alice Ming Lin Chong, Iris Chi

    The rapid trend of globalization has brought a variety of sustainability challenges, including global climate change, biodiversity loss, poverty, and social inequalities, which are problems with unclear boundaries, complicated interrelated components, undefined parameters, contradictory values, and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • Innovation, Investment and Intellectual Property in South Korea

    Park to Park

    By Ruth Taplin

    South Korea known as the hermit kingdom was wrenched from its isolation in the mid-seventies with the forced industialisation of its economy by Park Chung-hee during his dictatorial regime. This led South Korea to becoming the most rapidly industialised country in the world with world class…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Korean National Identity under Japanese Colonial Rule

    Yi Gwangsu and the March First Movement of 1919

    By Michael Shin

    Nationalism in Korea emerged within a relatively short space of time, and over the course of the twentieth century, during which Korea suffered colonial rule, civil war and division, nationalism has taken many forms. This book examines the emergence of the nation as the hegemonic form of collective…

    Hardback – 2018-04-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Green Asia

    Ecocultures, Sustainable Lifestyles, and Ethical Consumption

    Edited by Tania Lewis

    Economic development in Asia is associated with expanding urbanism, overconsumption, and a steep growth in living standards. At the same time, rapid urbanisation, changing class consciousness, and a new rural–urban divide in the region have led to fundamental shifts in the way ecological concerns…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • Eurocentrism and Development in Korea

    By Jongtae Kim

    Under the global hegemony of the West, societies have interpreted the world and defined their identities through the frameworks of Eurocentric discourses. Since the mid-twentieth century, Eurocentrism has tended to be associated with economic developmentalism. The discourse of seonjinguk (developed…

    Hardback – 2018-04-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Emerging Societies

  • Dynamics of Change in East Asia

    Historical Trajectories and Contemporary Development

    By P.W. Preston

    Over the past forty years, East Asia has been radically transformed from a war damaged sub-continent to a region of global pre-eminence. With new, highly developed scientific resources, great economic strengths, significant global trading links and equally powerful financial resources, East Asia is…

    Paperback – 2018-03-29 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Politics in Asia

    Edited by Shiping Hua

    The Routledge Handbook of Politics in Asia is designed to serve as a comprehensive reference guide to politics in Asia. Covering East, South, Southeast and Central Asia, this Handbook brings together the work of leading international academics to cover the political histories, institutions,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-23 
    Routledge

  • Archaeology of Psychotherapy in Korea

    A study of Korean therapeutic work and professional growth

    By Haeyoung Jeong

    This is the first English book dedicated solely to the historical development of psychotherapy in Korea. It is an archaeological research of literature relating to the care and treatment of mind in Korean history in dialogue with spiritual, philosophical, cultural, social, and medical perspectives.…

    Paperback – 2018-03-19 
    Routledge

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