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  1. New Women in Colonial Korea

    A Sourcebook

    By Hyaeweol Choi

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book provides the first English translation of some of the central archival material concerning the development of New Woman (sin yosong) in Korea during the late nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century. It includes selected writings of both women and men who put forward...

    Published September 24th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Visual Politics and North Korea

    Seeing is Believing

    By David Shim

    Series: Interventions

    In the realm of international relations, there are seemingly few states like North Korea. Whether it is the country’s human rights situation, its precarious everyday life or its so-called foreign policy of coercion and nuclear brinkmanship, no matter what this ‘pariah’ nation says and does it...

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Economic Fundamentals of Power Plant Performance

    By Almas Heshmati

    Stability of the electricity industry is crucial for economic growth of all nations. Sustainable economic growth cannot be accomplished without secured energy supply. The book underlines how management of the electricity industry should be conducted and the efficient form of electricity market...

    Published September 12th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Practicing Feminism in South Korea

    The women’s movement against sexual violence

    By Kyungja Jung

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    The Korean women’s movement, which is seen in both Western and non-Western countries as being exemplary in terms of women’s activism, experienced a dramatic change in its direction and strategy in the early 1990s. At the heart of the new approach was an increasing focus on sexual violence, which...

    Published September 4th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Koreas

    2nd Edition

    By Charles K. Armstrong

    Presenting a succinct, historically informed introduction to North and South Korea, the second edition of The Koreas considers the radically different ways these countries have dealt with the growing challenges of globalization. Since the first edition’s publication, the economic, political, and...

    Published August 25th 2013 by Routledge

  6. South Korea in Transition

    Politics and Culture of Citizenship

    Edited by Kyung-Sup Chang

    South Korea has continued to impress the world in the way it has harnessed social modernization, economic development, political democratization and, most recently, multi-faceted globalization. Relying on both established and inventive citizenship perspectives, the authors in this volume...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Korea's Retirement Predicament

    The Ageing Tiger

    Edited by Thomas R. Klassen, Yunjeong Yang

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    The distinguishing feature for many workers in South Korea is contractual – and often involuntary – retirement at a young age (mid-50s for most workers) followed by precarious and low-paying self-employment or contract work. In the past this practice, which is also found in other East Asian nations...

    Published July 24th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Negotiating with North Korea

    The Six Party Talks and the Nuclear Issue

    By Leszek Buszynski

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    North Korea’s nuclear weapons program has provoked much apprehension in the international community in recent years. The Six Party Talks were convened in 2003 to prevent North Korea from developing nuclear weapons. They brought together the US, China, Russia, Japan as well as North and South Korea...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Asian Perspectives on Teacher Education

    Edited by Shin'ichi Suzuki, Edward R. Howe

    Research into teacher education is dominated by Anglophone literature, with the inevitable result that teacher education in non-English speaking regions of the world largely remains unexamined. This book fills the gap in the existing literature and comprises twelve invited contributions from an...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Changing Power Relations in Northeast Asia

    Implications for Relations between Japan and South Korea

    Edited by Marie Soderberg

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

    This book analyses the Japanese-South Korean relationship from various angles including politics, security, economics, culture and immigration. In a sense the two countries are natural partners. Both are democratic societies, they are economically strong and are the only two Asian countries that...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge