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Forthcoming Korean Culture & Society Books

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Forthcoming Books

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  1. K Pop – The International Rise of the Korean Music Industry

    Edited by Jung-Bong Choi, Roald Maliangkay

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    K Pop, described by Time Magazine in 2012 as "South Korea’s greatest export", has rapidly achieved a large worldwide audience of devoted fans largely through distribution over the internet. This book examines the phenomenon, and discusses the reasons for its success. It considers the national and...

    To Be Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Trafficking Women in Korea

    By Sallie Yea

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    Based on in-depth ethnographic work, this book presents a study of Filipinas trafficked to South Korea, focusing on women who entered South Korea as migrant entertainers and subsequently became deployed in exploitative work environments around US military bases there. It contributes to the...

    To Be Published November 29th 2014 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 December 30th 2014 by Routledge

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