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Spotlight on the two Koreas . . .

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Nuclear North Korea: Regional Dynamics, Failed Policies, and Ideas for Ending a Global Stalemate

Nuclear North Korea: Regional Dynamics, Failed Policies, and Ideas for Ending a Global Stalemate

Su Hoon Lee, editor

North Korea's development of weapons of mass destruction has not only affected regional security, but also caused considerable anxiety at the global level. The authors of Nuclear North Korea explore the whats, whys, and hows of the DPRK's nuclear program and offer fresh ideas on how to contain the country's nuclear ambitions.    More >

Asia Pacific in World Politics, 2nd ed.

Derek McDougall

Capturing the most recent currents in world affairs—without sacrificing historical context—the second edition of Asia Pacific in World Politics reflects more than a decade of new developments. The focus on the region's major state actors has now been broadened to include an entirely new chapter on India and greatly expanded treatment of both Russia and Australia. The role of    More >

Asia Pacific in World Politics, 2nd ed.
North Korea: The Politics of Unconventional Wisdom

North Korea: The Politics of Unconventional Wisdom

Han S. Park

Despite isolation, an impoverished economy, mass starvation, and the challenge of leadership succession, North Korea's socialist state continues to survive. Han Park explores the reasons for this resilience, concentrating on the implications of mass beliefs and political ideology for the country's political life. Park begins with an examination of Juche, or self-reliance, the ideology    More >

South Korea’s New Nationalism: The End of “One Korea”?

Emma Campbell

Why have traditional views of national identity in South Korea—views that for years drove a demand for reunification—been challenged so dramatically in recent years? What explains the growing ambivalence and even antagonism of South Korean young people toward unification with North Korea? Emma Campbell addresses these related puzzles, exploring the emergence of a new kind of    More >

South Korea’s New Nationalism: The End of “One Korea”?
Politics in East Asia: Explaining Change and Continuity

Politics in East Asia: Explaining Change and Continuity

Timothy C. Lim

This systematic, innovative introduction to the dynamic politics and political economies of China, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, and Taiwan teaches students how to think analytically, critically, and independently about the most significant developments in the region. The text offers in-depth coverage of the unique experiences of each country, all within the framework of an explicit    More >

 

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