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  1. The Making of Modern Korea

    2nd Edition

    By Adrian Buzo

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    This fully updated second edition of The Making of Modern Korea provides a thorough, balanced and engaging history of Korea from 1910 to the present day. The text is unique in placing emphasis on Korea’s regional and geographical context, through which Buzo analyzes the influence of bigger and more...

    Published December 20th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Chicago Korean-Americans

    Identity and Politics in a Transnational Community

    By Jung-Sun Park

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    Based on a Chicago Korean-American case, this dissertation examines the transformation of identity and politics in a transnational immigrant community in the late 1980s and early 1990s....

    Published December 15th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Support for Victims of Crime in Asia

    Edited by Wing-Cheong Chan

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    Giving victims of crime a greater role in the criminal justice system is a relatively recent development, a trend likely to continue and increase in the foreseeable future. In many jurisdictions it has led to compensation schemes funded by the state, support for victims of crime to help them...

    Published September 4th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Civil Life, Globalization and Political Change in Asia

    Organizing between Family and State

    Edited by Robert P Weller

    Academics and policy makers have grown increasingly interested in the ways that non-governmental organizations (NGOs) may encourage better governance, democratic politics, and perhaps ultimately a global civil society. In Civil Life, Globalization and Political Change in Asia, Robert Weller...

    Published September 1st 2007 by Routledge

  5. Korean Society

    Civil Society, Democracy and the State, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Charles K. Armstrong

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    While most analyses of Korean politics have looked to elites to explain political change, this new and revised edition of Korean Society examines the role of ordinary people in this dramatic transformation. Taking the innovative theme of 'civil society' - voluntary organizations outside the role of...

    Published November 14th 2006 by Routledge

  6. South Korean Democracy

    Legacy of the Gwangju Uprising

    Edited by Georgy Katsiaficas, Na Kahn-chae

    Series: New Political Science

    This new book offers a retrospective appraisal of the Gwangju Uprising by academics, activists and artists from Gwangju, Korea. In 1980, South Koreans took to the streets to demand democracy. When the military threatened brutal suppression of the popular movement, only in Gwangju did people...

    Published September 21st 2006 by Routledge

  7. North Korean Reform

    Politics, Economics and Security

    By Robert L. Carlin, Joel Wit

    Series: Adelphi series

    In the past, foreign policy and security concerns have trumped any efforts to reform the North Korean economy. Today, the linkage between security and economic policies is being reconsidered as part of a larger debate in the North Korean leadership that has already transformed the country in...

    Published July 11th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Cultural Governance and Resistance in Pacific Asia

    By William A. Callahan

    This text examines the politics of culture and the culture of politics in Pacific Asia through case studies on the South Pacific, China, South Korea, Thailand and Southeast Asia. The contexts and cultures of the chapters are wide-ranging and Callahan skilfully ties them together with the...

    Published May 10th 2006 by Routledge

  9. The Future of US-Korean Relations

    The Imbalance of Power

    Edited by John Feffer

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    US relations with North and South Korea have been characterized by profound asymmetries of power and perception which in recent years have led to increased tensions among the three countries. Bringing together twelve prominent experts on US-Korean and US-Pacific relations, this book explores the...

    Published May 4th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Empire and Neoliberalism in Asia

    Edited by Vedi R. Hadiz

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This book analyzes the overall effect of American primacy on social and political conflicts in Asia, discussing how the post-Cold War American agenda does not promote democratization in the region, in contradiction to one of the major proclaimed aims of the proponents of the Pax Americana. This...

    Published April 18th 2006 by Routledge