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Forthcoming Korean Culture & Society Books

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  1. 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

  2. The Changing Face of Korean Cinema

    1960 to 2015

    By Brian Yecies, Ae-Gyung Shim

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    The rapid development of Korean cinema during the decades of the 1960s and 2000s reveals a dynamic cinematic history which runs parallel to the nation’s political, social, economic and cultural transformation during these formative periods. This book examines the ways in which South Korean cinema...

    To Be Published December 18th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Green Asia

    Ecocultures, Sustainable Lifestyles and Ethical Consumption

    Edited by Tania Lewis

    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 March 31st 2016 by Routledge

  4. Asian Pop Music in Cosmopolitan Europe

    K-Pop Fandom in the Age of Globalization

    By Haekyung Um

    This book explores in detail how the extraordinary global success of Korean pop music – K-Pop – has been received in Europe. Focusing on the United Kingdom, Germany and Austria, it discusses the motivations and characteristics of K-Pop fans, examines the role of new media, cultural polices and...

    To Be Published June 29th 2016 by Routledge

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