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Korea and globalization : politics, economics and culture

Author: James Bryant Lewis; Amadu Sesay
Publisher: Richmond : RoutledgeCurzon, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Korea faces two challenges in the twenty-first century: unification and globalization. Both entail problems of economic, political and cultural integration. In the past, Koreans successfully 'unified' in various forms, and 'globalized' in many ways. This book is a study of the theme of globalization, addressing various aspects of Korea's integration into the global community from a social scientific or humanistic  Read more...
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Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Bryant Lewis; Amadu Sesay
ISBN: 0700715126 9780700715121
OCLC Number: 875039842
Description: x, 320 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction ----
1. Globalization and Recent Changes to Daily Life in the Republic of Korea ---
2. Labor, Capital, and the Globalization of the Korean Economy ---
3. From Insularity to segyehwa: The Political Economy of Globalization in Korea ---
4. Commonalities and Differences between the Cultures of North and South Korea and the Unifcation of the Peninsula ---
5. The Japan That Does Not Exist and The Ugly Korean: An Essay on the History of Korean-Japanese Relations and their Contemporary Images of Each Other ---
6. The Tropitạka Koreana: Its Computerization and Significance for the Cultural Sciences in a Modern Globalized World ---
7. The Re-globalization of Korean Literature ---
8. In the Global Arena: Korea the United Nations, and Peace-keeping Operations.
Other Titles: Korea and globalisation
Responsibility: edited by James Lewis and Amadu Sesay.
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