Korean Studies Products

  • 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

  • Korean Workers and Neoliberal Globalization

    By Kevin Gray

    One of the most remarkable aspects of South Korea’s transition from impoverished post-colonial nation to fully-fledged industrialized democracy has been the growth of its independent and dynamic labour movement. Korean Workers and Neoliberal Globalisation examines current trends and transformations…

    Paperback – 2011-05-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • North Korea's Military-Diplomatic Campaigns, 1966-2008

    By Narushige Michishita

    This book examines North Korea’s nuclear diplomacy over a long time period from the early 1960s, setting its dangerous brinkmanship in the wider context of North Korea’s military and diplomatic campaigns to achieve its political goals. It argues that the last four decades of military adventurism…

    Paperback – 2011-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

  • Gender and Labour in Korea and Japan

    Sexing Class

    Edited by Ruth Barraclough, Elyssa Faison

    Bringing together for the first time sexual and industrial labour as the means to understand gender, work and class in modern Japan and Korea, this book shows that a key feature of the industrialisation of these countries was the associated development of a modern sex labour industry. Tying…

    Paperback – 2011-04-11
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Korea Confronts Globalization

    Edited by Yunshik Chang, Hyun-ho Seok, Donald Baker

    Korea Confronts Globalization looks at the way in which the phenomenon of globalization has impacted on Korean society in terms of national identity, corporate change, labour markets, democracy, tradition and social policy, and the implications for Korea's social cohesion in a continually…

    Paperback – 2011-03-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • Kim Jong-il's Leadership of North Korea

    By Jae-Cheon Lim

    Kim Jong Il came to power after the death of his father Kim Il Sung in 1994. Contrary to expectations, he has succeeded in maintaining enough political stability to remain in power. Kim Jong Il's Leadership of North Korea is an examination of how political power has been developed, transmitted from…

    Paperback – 2011-03-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Ageing in East Asia

    Challenges and Policies for the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Tsung-hsi Fu, Rhidian Hughes

    Ageing populations present considerable challenges to welfare states internationally, and East Asia is no exception. Demographics show that countries in East Asia either have the highest proportion of older people, or the speed at which their population is ageing is faster than anywhere else in the…

    Paperback – 2011-03-24
    Routledge
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

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