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North Korea: Toward a Better Understanding

North Korea: Toward a Better Understanding

by Sonia Ryang


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780739132067
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 12/16/2008
Series: New Asian Anthropology Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Sonia Ryang is associate professor of anthropology and international studies at the University of Iowa.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction: North Korea: Going Beyond Security and Enemy Rhetoric Chapter 2 Chapter 1. North Korea and the Birth Pangs of a New Northeast Asian Order Chapter 3 Chapter 2. Socialism, Sovereignty, and the North Korean Exception Chapter 4 Chapter 3. Biopolitics, or, the Logic of Sovereign Love—Love's Whereabouts in North Korea Chapter 5 Chapter 4. The Split Screen: Sin Sang-ok in North Korea Chapter 6 Chapter 5. The Politics of Unification and Neoliberal Democracy Chapter 7 Chapter 6. Refugees, Abductees, "Returnees": Human Rights in Japan-North Korea Relations

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