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Forthcoming Korean Politics Books

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  1. East Asia's Demand for Energy, Minerals and Food

    The International Politics of Resources

    Edited by Kate Barclay, Graeme Smith

    China Japan and South Korea’s international relations are shaped by the fact that all three countries are significant importers of resources. This book brings together work on specific aspects of the politics of resources for each of these countries, regionally and internationally. There are some...

    To Be Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Patriotism in East Asia

    Edited by Jun-Hyeok Kwak, Koichiro Matsuda

    Series: Political Theories in East Asian Context

    Current territorial disputes between the Northeast Asian countries have stimulated a resurgence of bellicose nationalism, and threaten to upset recent efforts to achieve regional cooperation and economic integration in East Asia. Alongside this, debates over pre-1945 Japanese wartime atrocities,...

    To Be Published September 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. North Korea and Northeast Asian Regional Security

    Edited by Simon Xu-Hui Shen

    With its unstable and intermittent nuclear weapon project, and the recent leadership succession issue, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has been a source of insecurity for the past decade in this region, in addition to the delicate international relations among the powerful China,...

    To Be Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. East Asian Development Model

    21st Century Perspectives

    Edited by Shiping Hua, Ruihua Hu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Given the impressive growth in East Asia after World War II, initially led by Japan, the region's development models have been scrutinized since the 1980s. The shared Confucian cultural heritage, strong government guidance, and export led economies were often cited as contributors to the impressive...

    To Be Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Leader Symbols and Personality Cult in North Korea

    The Leader State

    By Jae-Cheon Lim

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    The legitimacy of the North Korean state is based solely on the leaders’ personal legitimacy, and is maintained by the indoctrination of people with leader symbols and the enactment of leadership cults in daily life. It can thus be dubbed a "leader state". The frequency of leader symbols and the...

    To Be Published February 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. North Korea, International Law and the Dual Crises

    Rightlessness in a Nuclear State

    By Morse Tan

    This utilizes a unique international law perspective to examine the actions and inactions of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in regard to international security and human rights concerns in North Korea. The book will demonstrate how the two issues of nuclear weapons and the human...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Economy-Security Nexus in Northeast Asia

    Edited by T.J. Pempel

    Series: Politics in Asia

    The dynamics of Northeast Asia have traditionally been considered primarily in military and hard security terms or alternatively along their economic dimensions. This book argues that relations among the states of Northeast Asia are far more comprehensible when the mutually shaping interactions...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  8. De-Bordering Korea

    Tangible and Intangible Legacies of the Sunshine Policy

    Edited by Valérie Gelézeau, Koen De Ceuster, Alain Delissen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    As tensions remain on the Korean peninsula, this book looks back on the decade of improved inter-Korean relations and engagement between 1998 and 2008, now known as the ‘Sunshine Policy’ era. Moving beyond traditional economic and political perspectives, it explores how this decade of intensified...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Transition and Corporatism in South Korea

    By Myung Joon Park

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    This book discusses the transition process which took place in South Korea in the 1990s, and which has subsequently been, and continues to be, consolidated. It examines how, through a process of "experimental corporatism", a dual transformation was successfully brought about – in politics from...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Asian Struggles with Democracy

    Evidence from Indonesia, Korea and Thailand

    By Giovanna Maria Dora Dore

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Since 1974, when the current wave of democratisation began, the movement towards democracy in Asia has remained limited. Many countries in Asia are not making a decisive move towards democracy, and the democratic countries in the region find themselves struggling with the challenges of democratic...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

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