Korean Studies Products

  • Truth and Reconciliation in South Korea

    Between the Present and Future of the Korean Wars

    Edited by Jae-Jung Suh

    The Korean War is multiple wars. Not only is it a war that began on 25 June 1950, but it is also a conflict that is rooted in Korea's colonial experiences, postcolonial desires and frustrations, and interventions and partitions imposed by outside forces. In South Korea, the war is a site of…

    Hardback – 2012-07-18
    Routledge

  • Transforming Asian Governance

    Rethinking assumptions, challenging practices

    Edited by M Ramesh, Scott Fritzen

    There are a multitude of hazards that confront attempts to change institutional or political orders in pursuit of good governance. Even seemingly technical prescriptions run up against local political and social realities which make their adoption difficult and, if adopted, require significant…

    Paperback – 2012-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

  • Korea's Developmental Alliance

    State, capital and the politics of rapid development

    By David Hundt

    South Korea is often cited as a case of miraculous transformation from poverty to prosperity. Korea’s achievement of moving from one of the world’s poorest countries as recently as the early 1960s to the ranks of the ten biggest economies only four decades later has rightly attracted interest from…

    Paperback – 2012-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • The Global Korean Motor Industry

    The Hyundai Motor Company's Global Strategy

    By Russell D. Lansbury, Chung-Sok Suh, Seung-Ho Kwon

    This book examines the experiences of the globalizing Korean automobile industry, with particular focus on the Hyundai Motor Company (HMC), one of the most prominent of the new Korean multinational corporations. It provides an overview of the changing nature of the global automobile industry,…

    Paperback – 2012-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • Political Protest and Labor Solidarity in Korea

    White-Collar Labor Movements after Democratization (1987-1995)

    By Doowon Suh

    East Asia has undergone an intense period of economic development and accompanying social change in recent years and among the unforeseen social phenomena that have emerged are new forms of trade unions. This book analyzes the importance of such a new union movement in Korea by focusing on the…

    Paperback – 2012-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • Capitalist Development in Korea

    Labour, Capital and the Myth of the Developmental State

    By Dae-oup Chang

    Contrary to the widely-held view that the East Asian "developmental state" is neutral in terms of the relationship between capital and labour – a benign co-operation between state officials and businessmen to organise economic development – this book argues that in fact the developmental state…

    Paperback – 2012-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • Foreign Direct Investment in Post-Crisis Korea

    European Investors and 'Mismatched Globalization'

    By Judith Cherry

    In this book Judith Cherry analyses the impact of economic and cultural globalization on efforts to promote inward foreign direct investment (IFDI) in South Korea over the past four decades. The book traces the development of Korean IFDI policy from one of restriction and control to one of…

    Paperback – 2011-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • South Korea under Compressed Modernity

    Familial Political Economy in Transition

    By Kyung-Sup Chang

    The condensed social change and complex social order governing South Koreans’ life cannot be satisfactorily delineated by relying on West-derived social theories or culturalist arguments. Nor can various globally eye-catching traits of this society in industrial work, education, popular culture,…

    Paperback – 2011-09-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • The New Global Politics of the Asia Pacific

    2nd Edition

    By Michael K. Connors, Rémy Davison, Jörn Dosch

    The new, fully updated second edition of The New Global Politics of the Asia Pacific builds on its coherent framework for understanding the complex international and global politics of the Asia Pacific. The textbook provides an introductory guide for the main frameworks needed to understand the…

    Paperback – 2011-07-13
    Routledge

  • No Exit

    North Korea, Nuclear Weapons, and International Security

    By Jonathan D. Pollack

    This book chronicles the political-military development of the Korean Peninsula since 1945, with particular attention to North Korea’s pursuit of nuclear technology and nuclear weapons, and how it has shaped Northeast Asian security and non-proliferation policy and influenced the strategic choices…

    Paperback – 2011-05-17
    Routledge
    Adelphi series

  • Changing Governance and Public Policy in East Asia

    Edited by Ka Ho Mok, Ray Forrest

    The search for good governance has become an increasingly important element of public policy and public management and is high on the political agenda of East Asian countries. The need for robust governance structures and institutions was brought into sharp focus by the Asian Financial Crisis which…

    Paperback – 2011-05-17
    Routledge
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

  • Legal Education in Asia

    Globalization, Change and Contexts

    Edited by Stacey Steele, Kathryn Taylor

    Legal education is undergoing rapid change throughout Asia. This book is a critique of the changing nature of legal education in major Asian jurisdictions as diverse as Afghanistan, Australia, Cambodia, the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Singapore,…

    Paperback – 2011-05-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

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