Rethinking Historical Injustice and Reconciliation in Northeast Asia [NOOK Book]

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Korea is a nation that has addressed issues of both internal and external injustices from past wrongs that were committed in times of colonialism, war and dictatorship. Using examples of this injustice, this book focuses on Korea and looks towards reconci
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Rethinking Historical Injustice and Reconciliation in Northeast Asia

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Overview

Korea is a nation that has addressed issues of both internal and external injustices from past wrongs that were committed in times of colonialism, war and dictatorship. Using examples of this injustice, this book focuses on Korea and looks towards reconci
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203967041
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/19/2006
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 266
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction Part 1: Coming to Terms with the Darker Past in Korea Section 1: The Counter-Narratives and Voices of World War II: An Update 1. The Korean "Comfort Women" Tragedy as Structural Violence 2. The Resignification of the "Comfort Women" through NGO Trials 3. The Politics of Remembrance: The Case of Korean Forced Laborers in World War II Section 2: Democratization and Domestic Historical Injustice 4. The War against the "Enemy Within": Hidden Massacres in the Early Stages of the Korean War 5. Justice Incomplete: The Remedies for the Victims of Jeju April Third Incidents 6. From Seoul to Saigon: Gook Meets Charlie Part 2: Toward a Northeast Asian Approach to Historical Injustice? Section 3: Korean Experience in Comparative Perspective 7. The Aesthetic Construction of Ethnic Nationalism: War Memorial Museums in Korea and Japan 8. Difficult Neighbors: Japan and North Korea 9. Dynamics of Denial: Responses to Past Atrocities in Germany, Turkey, and Japan Section 4: Reconciliation and Regional Cooperation 10. A Strong State, Weak Civil Society and Cold War Geopolitics: Why Japan Lags behind Europe in Confronting a Negative Past 11. Pop Culture, Public Memory and Korean-Japanese Relations 12. Economic Integration and Reconciliation in Northeast Asia: Possibilities and Limitations Epilogue: Lessons and Future

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