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  • The Korean Women's Movement and the State

    Bargaining for Change

    By Seung-kyung Kim, Kyounghee Kim

    This book asks what strategies women’s movements can employ to induce law and policy changes at the national level that will assist women’s equality without sacrificing their feminist energy, movement cohesiveness and core feminist commitments. The book takes up this question in order to emphasize…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia 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…

    Hardback – 2016-07-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • North Korea - US Relations under Kim Jong II

    The Quest for Normalization?

    By Ramon Pacheco Pardo

    This book analyses North Korea’s foreign policy towards the United States during the Kim Jong Il era. Throughout these years, North Korea sought but failed to normalise diplomatic relations with the United States. Making use of theories of bargaining and learning in International Relations, the…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • East Asian Regionalism

    2nd Edition

    By Christopher M. Dent

    East Asia is one of the world's most dynamic and diverse regions and is also becoming an increasingly coherent region through the inter-play of various integrative economic, political and socio-cultural processes. Fully updated and revised throughout, this new edition explores the various ways in…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge

  • Contemporary North Korea

    A guide to economic and political developments

    By Ian Jeffries

    This book provides full details of contemporary economic and political developments in North Korea since late 2005, continuing the overview of developments which were covered in the author’s North Korea: A Guide to Economic and Political Developments (Routledge 2006).  Key topics covered…

    Paperback – 2016-05-26
    Routledge
    Guides to Economic and Political Developments in Asia

  • The Reflexive Nature of Awareness

    A Tibetan Madhyamaka Defence

    By Paul Williams

    Places the controversy initiated by the Tibetan Tsong kha pa - who elaborated on one of the eight difficult points in understanding Madhyamaka philosophy - in its Indian and Tibetan context.…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • The Global Financial Crisis and the Korean Economy

    By Jang-Sup Shin

    The world economy fell into a global financial crisis in 2008/9 and is still jittered by its aftershocks. Like other financial crises happened in the world economy, it came as a surprise. In historical perspective, financial crises should be understood as a natural fact of life in the world economy…

    Paperback – 2016-05-10
    Routledge

  • Diplomatic Style and Foreign Policy

    A Case Study of South Korea

    By Jeffrey Robertson

    The book explores diplomatic style and its use as a means to provide analytical insight into a state’s foreign policy, with a specific focus on South Korea. Diplomatic style attracts scant attention from scholars. It is dismissed as irrelevant in the context of diplomacy’s universalism;…

    Hardback – 2016-04-29
    Routledge
    Routledge New Diplomacy Studies

  • Democratization and Social Movements in South Korea

    Defiant Institutionalization

    By Sun-Chul Kim

    South Korea provides an intellectual challenge in the fields of social movements and democracy in that intense mobilization and the strong influence of social movements have accompanied steady democratization for more than two decades, despite major theories having predicted otherwise. This book…

    Hardback – 2016-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Modern Korea

  • Routledge Handbook of Modern Korean History

    Edited by Michael J Seth

    Beginning in the mid-nineteenth century when Korea became entangled in the world of modern imperialism and the old social, economic and political order began to change; this handbook brings together cutting edge scholarship on major themes in Korean History. Contributions by experts in the field…

    Hardback – 2016-01-28
    Routledge

  • India and the Republic of Korea

    Engaged Democracies

    By Skand R. Tayal

    Examining the underlying logic of the strategic and economic partnership between the Republic of Korea and India, this book is the first detailed study of the numerous facets — cultural, economic, people-to-people, and strategic — of blossoming relations between two major Asian democracies. This…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • Target Markets

    North Korea’s Military Customers

    By Andrea Berger

    A UN arms embargo has been in place against North Korea for nearly a decade, as part of a broader sanctions regime designed to deny it the goods and funds needed to fuel its nuclear weapons and ballistic-missile programmes. Yet despite these sanctions, a host of state and non-state actors continue…

    Paperback – 2016-01-04
    Routledge
    Whitehall Papers

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