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  1. The Korean Language

    Structure, Use and Context

    By Jae Jung Song

    Suitable for students of all levels, this book provides a general description of the Korean language by highlighting important structural aspects whilst keeping technical details to a minimum. By examining the Korean language in its geographical, historical, social and cultural context the reader...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  2. The Ethics of War in Asian Civilizations

    A Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Torkel Brekke

    This book explores how issues of ethics in war and warfare have been treated by major ethical traditions of Asia. It opens a discussion about whether there are universal standards in the ideologies of warfare between the major religious traditions of the world. While the chapters are written by...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Corruption and Good Governance in Asia

    Edited by Nicholas Tarling

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    Bringing together contributions on the nature of corruption in East and Southeast Asia, this edited volume examines the means of limiting and ultimately eliminating corruption at a national and international level. Taking a country by country approach the text explores: the concept of corruption,...

    Published April 15th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Women, Television and Everyday Life in Korea

    Journeys of Hope

    By Youna Kim

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    Fusing audience research and ethnography, the book presents a compelling account of women’s changing lives and identities in relation to the impact of the most popular media culture in everyday life: television. Within the historically-specific social conditions of Korean modernity, Youna Kim...

    Published April 15th 2009 by Routledge

  5. South Korean Engagement Policies and North Korea

    Identities, Norms and the Sunshine Policy

    By Key-young Son

    Series: Politics in Asia

    A fresh historical and theoretical exploration of the much-debated, but still elusive, question of the Korean divide. In contrast to much of the literature on the divide, which deals with state-building on the two sides of the Demilitarized Zone, this book sheds light on the slow, but steady...

    Published April 15th 2009 by Routledge

  6. North Korea Policy

    Japan and the Great Powers

    Edited by Linus Hagström, Marie Söderberg

    Series: European Institute of Japanese Studies East Asian Economics and Business Series

    North Korea features highly on the agenda of the main actors in East Asia and around the globe, and many large foreign policy initiatives have been undertaken since the structural constraints of the Cold War started to loosen in the early 1990s. The centrality of North Korea has been particularly...

    Published April 15th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Transformations in Twentieth Century Korea

    Edited by Yun-shik Chang, Steven Hugh Lee

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    This edited collection traces the social, economic, political, and cultural dimensions of Korea’s dramatic transformation since the late nineteenth century. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, the chapters examine the internal and external forces which facilitated the transition towards...

    Published April 15th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Korea in the New Asia

    East Asian Integration and the China Factor

    Edited by Francoise Nicolas

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    Since the late 1970s a number of regional developments have impacted upon South Korea’s political and economic standing in Asia. China’s spectacular growth and closer integration with its neighbouring economies, along with a tendency toward more assertive political and diplomatic activity, have...

    Published April 15th 2009 by Routledge

  9. The Korean Developmental State

    From dirigisme to neo-liberalism

    By Iain Pirie

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The Korean Developmental State is a comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of processes of state and economic restructuring in South Korea since the 1997 crisis. The book distinguishes itself from previous studies by consistently arguing that structural changes in the global political economy have...

    Published April 15th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Women and Labour Organizing in Asia

    Diversity, Autonomy and Activism

    Edited by Kaye Broadbent, Michele Ford

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book investigates the role of women and labour activism in Asia, demonstrating that women have been active in union and non union based campaigns throughout the region. Although focusing primarily on women, the contributions to this book address issues that affect all workers. Chapters on...

    Published April 3rd 2009 by Routledge