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Forthcoming Korean Culture & Society Books

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  1. Globalization and Popular Music in South Korea

    Sounding Out K-Pop

    By Michael Fuhr

    Series: Routledge Studies in Popular Music

    This book offers an in-depth study of the globalization of contemporary South Korean idol pop music, or K-Pop, visiting K-Pop and its multiple intersections with political, economic, and cultural formations and transformations. It provides detailed insights into the transformative process in and...

    To Be Published June 19th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Nouveau-riche Nationalism and Multiculturalism in Korea

    A media narrative analysis

    By Gil-Soo Han

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    The unprecedented economic success of South Korea since the 1990s has led in turn to a large increase in the number of immigrants and foreign workers in Korean industries. This book describes and explains the experiences of discrimination and racism that foreigners and ‘new’ Koreans have faced in a...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Changing Face of Korean Cinema

    Planet Hallyuwood

    By Brian Yecies, Ae-Gyung Shim

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    This book examines the ways in which South Korean cinema has undergone a transformation from an antiquated local industry in the 1960s into a thriving international cinema in the 21st century. Yecies and Shim propose the notion of a 'cinema of perseverance', paying attention to the...

    To Be Published November 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Green Asia

    Ecocultures, Sustainable Lifestyles and Ethical Consumption

    Edited by Tania Lewis, Tripta Chandola

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    Economic development in Asia is associated with expanding urbanism, overconsumption, and a steep growth in living standards. At the same time rapid urbanisation, changing class consciousness, and a new rural-urban divide in the region have led to fundamental shifts in the way ecological concerns...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

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