Korean Studies Products

  • 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 – 2018-08-26 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-07-26 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • 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

    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

  • 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
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • 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

  • 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

  • Strategic, Policy and Social Innovation for a Post-Industrial Korea

    Beyond the Miracle

    Edited by Joon Nak Choi, Yong Suk Lee, Gi-Wook Shin

    Export-oriented industrialization has transformed the Korean economy so profoundly that it has become known as the "Miracle on the Han". Yet, this industrial model has become fragile, as Korea’s chaebols are being challenged by Chinese competitors. Attempts to seek out new engines of economic…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • 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 – 2018-05-21 
    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 – 2018-05-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

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