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The new Korea : an inside look at South Korea's economic rise

Author: Myŏng-ok Kim; Sam Jaffe
Publisher: New York, NY : AMACOM, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1953, South Korea was rated by the UN as the poorest country in the world. Five decades later, it is the fifteenth largest economy. This title examines the political, economic, industrial, and  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Myŏng-ok Kim; Sam Jaffe
ISBN: 9780814414897 0814414893
OCLC Number: 700312630
Notes: Includes index.
Description: VII, 280 Seiten
Contents: CONTENTS Acknowledgments vii Introduction 1 PART ONE: HISTORY 1 Still Living in the Past: Why History Matters 8 2 North Korea: A Distorted Mirror 23 PART TWO: ECONOMICS AND TRADE 3 The IMF Crisis and Its Impact on South Korea 46 4 The Middle Nation: How Korea Navigates Between Japan and China 63 5 So Long, Uncle Sam: The Korean-U.S. Relationship 79 PART THREE: INDUSTRIES 6 Korea in the Driver's Seat: A Short History of the Korean Car 100 7 Samsung Eternal: From Rice Trading to $174 Billion in Sales 118 8 LG's Rebirth: Lak Hui Learns to Create Its Own Luck 132 9 Technology Nirvana: Korea's Wired and Wireless Leadership 148 10 The Korean Wave: Ebbing or Flowing? 163 PART FOUR: SOCIETY 11 The Culture of Business: What It's Like to Work and Play in Korea 176 12 Teeing Off: Korea's Obsession with Golf 193 13 From Homogeneity to Multiculturalism: The World Comes to Korea 209 14 A Changing Society: Shifting Roles in Modern Korea 224 PART FIVE: THE FUTURE 15 Whither the North? Four Scenarios for the Future of North Korea 242 16 Toward Korea 3.0: Challenges and Opportunities for the Next Forty Years 257 Index 273
Responsibility: Myung Oak Kim ; Sam Jaffe.

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