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  1. Political Protest and Labor Solidarity in Korea

    White-Collar Labor Movements after Democratization (1987-1995)

    By Doowon Suh

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    East Asia has undergone an intense period of economic development and accompanying social change in recent years and among the unforeseen social phenomena that have emerged are new forms of trade unions. This book analyzes the importance of such a new union movement in Korea by focusing on the...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Capitalist Development in Korea

    Labour, Capital and the Myth of the Developmental State

    By Dae-oup Chang

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    Contrary to the widely-held view that the East Asian "developmental state" is neutral in terms of the relationship between capital and labour – a benign co-operation between state officials and businessmen to organise economic development – this book argues that in fact the developmental state...

    Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Korean Labour Market after the 1997 Economic Crisis

    Edited by Joonmo Cho, Richard B. Freeman, Jaeho Keum, Sunwoong Kim

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    For economists, policy-makers, and historians who want to learn how the Korean labor market dealt with the 1997 financial crisis and how this informed future policies, this volume provides a succinct summary of what Korean experts know and how they view the problems the country must overcome to...

    Published February 16th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Korean War at Sixty

    New Approaches to the Study of the Korean War

    Edited by Steven Casey

    Korea used to be the ‘forgotten war.’ Now, however, experts widely view it as a pivotal moment in the history of the Cold War, while its legacy still scars contemporary East Asian politics. The sixtieth anniversary of the Korean War is a fitting time both to assess the current state of...

    Published January 15th 2012 by Routledge

  5. IT Development in Korea

    A Broadband Nirvana?

    By Kwang-Suk Lee

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    This book investigates the contextual factors that led to Korean society becoming ‘broadband heaven’ — the most wired nation in the world — by scrutinizing the historical contexts surrounding the Korean Information Infrastructure (KII) project (1995–2005), which aimed to establish a nationwide...

    Published November 27th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Foreign Direct Investment in Post-Crisis Korea

    European Investors and 'Mismatched Globalization'

    By Judith Cherry

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    In this book Judith Cherry analyses the impact of economic and cultural globalization on efforts to promote inward foreign direct investment (IFDI) in South Korea over the past four decades. The book traces the development of Korean IFDI policy from one of restriction and control to one of...

    Published October 11th 2011 by Routledge

  7. South Korea under Compressed Modernity

    Familial Political Economy in Transition

    By Kyung-Sup Chang

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    The condensed social change and complex social order governing South Koreans’ life cannot be satisfactorily delineated by relying on West-derived social theories or culturalist arguments. Nor can various globally eye-catching traits of this society in industrial work, education, popular culture,...

    Published September 6th 2011 by Routledge

  8. The New Global Politics of the Asia Pacific

    2nd Edition

    By Michael K. Connors, Rémy Davison, Jörn Dosch

    The new, fully updated second edition of The New Global Politics of the Asia Pacific builds on its coherent framework for understanding the complex international and global politics of the Asia Pacific. The textbook provides an introductory guide for the main frameworks needed to understand the...

    Published July 12th 2011 by Routledge

  9. No Exit

    North Korea, Nuclear Weapons, and International Security

    By Jonathan D. Pollack

    Series: Adelphi series

    This book chronicles the political-military development of the Korean Peninsula since 1945, with particular attention to North Korea’s pursuit of nuclear technology and nuclear weapons, and how it has shaped Northeast Asian security and non-proliferation policy and influenced the strategic choices...

    Published May 16th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Changing Governance and Public Policy in East Asia

    Edited by Ka Ho Mok, Ray Forrest

    Series: Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

    The search for good governance has become an increasingly important element of public policy and public management and is high on the political agenda of East Asian countries. The need for robust governance structures and institutions was brought into sharp focus by the Asian Financial Crisis which...

    Published May 16th 2011 by Routledge