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  • North Korea and Economic Integration in East Asia

    1st Edition

    By Yeongseop Rhee, Patrick Messerlin

    Throughout North Korea’s history, it has regarded external relations with suspicion and as potential threat to its regime. With North Korea working towards denuclearizing, there is now hope for the economic opening of North Korea. This book looks at external economic strategies that North Korea…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Routledge Library Editions: Korean Studies

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This collection of out-of-print books brings together research on the key aspects of Korea: its business world; religious world; society; and language. It is an essential reference collection.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Korean Studies

  • Transcontinental Silk Road Strategies

    Comparing China, Japan and South Korea in Uzbekistan, 1st Edition

    By Timur Dadabaev

    This book analyses initiatives and concepts initiated by China, Japan and South Korea (the Republic of Korea) towards Central Asia to ascertain their impact on regionalism and regional cooperation in Central Asia. Using the case study of Uzbekistan, the book focuses on the formation of the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • The Personalist Ethic and the Rise of Urban Korea

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • South Korean Identity and Global Foreign Policy

    Dream of Autonomy, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Flamm

    In the 20th century, South Korea was usually seen as a "shrimp amongst whales", a minor player with limited agency in regional and global affairs. Korea’s risen status as a "middle power" today, however, begs the question about related changes in the South Korean identity or "sense of self" in the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-12 
    Routledge
    Role Theory and International Relations

  • The Korean Economy

    From Growth to Maturity, 1st Edition

    By You-il Lee, Richard Lee

    The Korean Economy: From Growth to Maturity takes an in-depth, amalgamated look at the evolution of Korea’s globalization drive from the early 2000s (Kim Dae-jung regime, 1998–2003) to the present period (Park Geun-hye, 2013–2017). The book discusses the role of foreign companies on the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • The Korean Paradox

    Domestic Political Divide and Foreign Policy in South Korea, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marco Milani, Antonio Fiori, Matteo Dian

    Bringing together an international line up of contributors, this book examines South Korea’s foreign policy strategies designed to cope with the challenges of the post-Cold War regional order. Caught between economic interdependence with China and a security alliance with the US, it thus analyses…

    Hardback – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • The Two Sides of Korean Administrative Culture

    Competitiveness or Collectivism?, 1st Edition

    By Tobin Im

    This book explores two contradictory aspects of the Korean culture: competitiveness and collectivism. These two major concepts describe the dynamics of Korean public organizations, which explain the Hangang River Economic Miracle and political democratization. However, not many studies have focused…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Public Governance in Asia

  • Danger, Development and Legitimacy in East Asian Maritime Politics

    Securing the Seas, Securing the State, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Japan’s Island Troubles with China and Korea

    Prospects and Challenges for Resolution, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victor Teo, Haruko Satoh

    This book examines the Senkaku/Diaoyu dispute between Japan and China and the Dokdo/Takeshima dispute between Japan and Korea, in order to offer new perspectives on the possible approaches towards amelioration and resolution of these conflicts. Japan’s Island Troubles with China and Korea…

    Hardback – 2018-11-08
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Regional Environmental Politics in Northeast Asia

    Conflict and Cooperation, 1st Edition

    By Jeongwon Bourdais Park

    The share of global CO2 emissions from the core Northeast Asian (NEA) countries in 2015 was estimated to be as high as 33.63 percent. Representing 28.21, 3.67, and 1.75 percent of total global emissions, China, Japan, and South Korea were ranked the first, fifth, and seventh largest…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Regional Cooperation for Peace and Development

    Japan and South Korea in Southeast Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brendan Howe

    Faced with significant security challenges, in recent years Japan and South Korea have both sought to raise their international profile through peacebuilding, development, humanitarian assistance, and human security. This book assesses the past, present, and future potential of these niche…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Asian Development

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