North Korea may be an extreme case where a modern state puts concerted efforts for the cult of its leaders and their family. Thus far, the sovereign family cult has succeeded in indoctrinating most societal members to be obedient to the leaders; moreover, the cult has also made it possible such...
To Be Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge
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...
Published March 24th 2011 by Routledge