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Susan Pares and Jim Hoare

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Susan Pares and Jim Hoare

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Susan Pares and Jim Hoare

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Susan Pares and Jim Hoare

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Korea: The Past and the Present (2 vols)

Selected Papers From the British Association for Korean Studies Baks Papers Series, 1991-2005

Edited by Susan Pares and Jim Hoare

Established in 1982, the British Association for Korean Studies has published nine sets of Papers in the period 1991–2005 – the outcome of conferences, study days and workshops. The themes of Korea past and Korea present were selected to give the editors and BAKS council the widest choice of options in terms of scholarship, subject matter and interest.
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Korea 2011

Politics, Economy and Society

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Edited by Rüdiger Frank, Jim Hoare, Patrick Köllner and Susan Pares

This book is the fifth in an annual series. It provides up-to-date information on the politics, economy and society of both South and North Korea.
Each volume is structured as follows: The first part offers the reader an up-to-date analysis and commentary on the following topics: "Domestic Politics and the Economy in South Korea", "Domestic Politics and the Economy in North Korea", "Relations between the two Koreas", and "Foreign Relations of the two Koreas". A detailed chronology of relevant events in the year preceding publication complements this first part.
The second part consists of some eight to ten refereed, original articles with contributions on contemporary Korean affairs in fields such as politics, economy and society.
For regular and professional observers of Korea in business, politics, the media and academia, this book series is an indispensable resource both for keeping track of developments, and for gathering new insights.
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Korea 2012

Politics, Economy and Society

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Edited by Rüdiger Frank, Jim Hoare, Patrick Köllner and Susan Pares

Korea 2012: Politics, Economy and Society contains concise overview articles covering domestic developments and the economy in both South and North Korea as well as inter-Korean relations and foreign relations of the two Koreas in 2011. Additional papers deal with topics such as South Korea’s foreign trade drive, the death of Kim Jong Il, South Korea as a middle power, the portrayal of North Koreans in ROK cinema, graphic novel representations of food issues in post-famine North Korea, and North Korean views of foreigners. A detailed chronology complements the articles.
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Korea Yearbook (2009)

Politics, Economy and Society

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Edited by Rüdiger Frank, Jim Hoare, Patrick Köllner and Susan Pares

The 2009 edition of the Korea yearbook contains concise overview articles covering domestic developments and the economy in both South and North Korea as well as inter-Korean relations and foreign relations of the two Koreas in 2008. A detailed chronology complements these articles. South Korea-related refereed articles in the 2009 edition deal with the internal politics of the Democratic Labour Party, the origins of the nuclear industry, industrial relations in the metals sector, Cheju island as a medical tourism hub, President Lee Myung-bak as seen through political cartoons, the comfort women movement's regionalisation process and perceptions of North Korean women. Additional refereed articles analyse the reliability of North Korean survey data, the migration experience of North Korean refugees, and sports-related cooperation between the two Koreas.
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Korea Yearbook (2007)

Politics, Economy and Society

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Edited by Rüdiger Frank, Jim Hoare, Patrick Köllner and Susan Pares

South Korea-oriented articles in the 2007 yearbook deal with online grassroots journalism and participatory democracy, the Lone Star scandal, changing perceptions of inward direct investment, the impact of China’s economic ascendance, modern cityscape and mass housing production, new ancestral shrines, and the political economy of patriotism. Additional articles highlight lessons of negotiations with North Korea, the plight of North Koreans in China, and Korea-China border issues. The yearbook is essential reading for anyone interested in modern Korea.
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Korea Yearbook (2008)

Politics, Economy and Society

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Edited by Rüdiger Frank, Jim Hoare, Patrick Köllner and Susan Pares

South Korea-related refereed articles in Korea Yearbook 2008 focus on the domestic political scene, relations with Japan, policy towards the North, higher education reform, and new Korean cinema. Additional articles deal with the recovery of the remains of US soldiers killed in the Korean War, economic reform in North Korea, and inter-Korean economic cooperation.
For Korea Yearbook 2009 the editors have announced a graduate student prize of US 750,-. Please see the readership section for more details.