Korea Yearbook (2008): Politics, Economy and Society

Korea Yearbook (2008): Politics, Economy and Society

by Rudiger Frank


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789004169791
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/29/2008
Series: Korea: Politics, Economy and Society Series , #2
Pages: 276
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Rüdiger Frank, Ph.D. (2001) in Economics, University of Duisburg, is Professor of East Asian Economy and Society at the University of Vienna. He has published on North and South Korean political economy. His current research is on North Korea's development and its East Asian context.
James E. Hoare, Ph.D. (1971) in Far Eastern History, University of London, was in the British Diplomatic Service from 1969 to 2003. He is a writer and broadcaster on East Asia as well as a Research Associate at both the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London and the Department of International Politics, University of Wales, Aberystwyth.
Patrick Köllner, Ph.D. (1998), Humboldt University of Berlin and Habilitation (2005), University of Trier in Political Science is currently Acting Director of the Institute of Asian Studies, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg. From 1996 to 2006 he edited the German-language edition of the Korea Yearbook.
Susan Pares, was in the British Diplomatic Service from 1965 to 1987. She is a writer and editor on East Asian affairs.

Table of Contents

Chronology of Events in the Korean Peninsula 2007

Survey articles:
Patrick Köllner: “South Korea: Domestic Politics and Economy 2007-2008”
Rüdiger Frank: “North Korea: Domestic Politics and Economy 2007-2008”
James E. Hoare: “Relations between the two Koreas 2007-2008”
James E. Hoare: “Foreign Relations of the two Koreas 2007-2008”

Refereed articles:
Young-mi Kim: “Fission, Fusion, Reform and Failure in South Korean Politics: Roh Moohyun’s
John Swenson-Wright: “Assassination, Abduction and Normalization: Historical Mythologies
and Misrepresentation in Post-war South Korea-Japan Relations”
Alon Levkowitz: “The Disparity Between South Korea’s Engagement and Security Policies
towards North Korea: The Realist-Liberal Pendulum”
Peter Mayer: “Higher Education Reform in South Korea: Success Tempered by Challenges”
Mark Morris: “The New Korean Cinema Looks Back to Kwangju: The Old Garden and May
C. Kenneth Quinones: “The US-DPRK 1994 Agreed Framework and the US Army’s Return
to North Korea”
Patrick McEachern: “Benchmarks of Economic Reform in North Korea”
Kyung Tae Lee and Hyung-Gon Jeong: “Trends and Prospects of Inter-Korean Economic

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