One Alliance, Two Lenses: U.S.-Korea Relations in a New Era

One Alliance, Two Lenses: U.S.-Korea Relations in a New Era

by Gi-Wook Shin

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780804763684
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 01/27/2010
Series: Studies of the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center
Edition description: 1
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Gi-Wook Shin is the director of Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center and professor of sociology at Stanford University. His most recent book publication is Cross-Currents: Regionalism and Nationalism in Northeast Asia.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations ix

Acknowledgments xiii

1 Identity Politics and Policy Disputes in U.S.-Korea Relations 1

2 Why the News Media? Data and Methods 28

3 North Korea and Contending South Korean Identities 50

4 Alliance Politics in South Korea 79

5 American Views of South Korea and the Alliance 106

6 Dealing with the "Axis of Evil" 133

7 Identity and Policy in the Alliance 161

8 A New Era in the U.S.-ROK Relationship 190

Appendix: Code Book 213

Notes 221

References 253

Index 269

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