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From the Publisher"A superb collection of essays illuminating one of the most remarkable phenomena of contemporary global culture. Essential reading for anyone interested in Korean and global culture today."
Charles K. Armstrong, Professor of History, Columbia University
"This highly coherent collection provides a comprehensive guide to the potentialities and limitations of what Youna Kim calls cultural cosmopolitanism."
Adrian Favell, Professor of Sociology, Sciences Po Paris
"Required reading for anyone who wishes to understand the larger social, political, and cultural implications of the Korean Wave."
Gi-Wook Shin, Professor of Sociology, Stanford University
"A welcome and valuable book that has something to offer to a wide variety of readers. Immensely valuable to the study of transnational popular cultures."
Elaine H. Kim, Professor of Asian American Studies, UC Berkeley
"As the video Gangnam Style has reached a global click rate of over 1 billion, there is perhaps no better academic response than the publication of The Korean Wave: Korean Media Go Global."
Joseph M. Chan, Professor of Communication, Chinese University of Hong Kong