Korea Yearbook: Politics, Economy and Society, Volume 2; Volume 2008

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Rüdiger Frank, Jim Hoare, Patrick Kölner, Susan Pares
Brill, 2009 - History - 275 pages
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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.

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Rüdiger Frank, Ph.D. (2001) in Economics, University of Duisburg, is Professor of East Asian Economy and Society at the University of Vienna. He has published on North and South Korean political economy. His current research is on North Korea's development and its East Asian context.James E. Hoare, Ph.D. (1971) in Far Eastern History, University of London, was in the British Diplomatic Service from 1969 to 2003. He is a writer and broadcaster on East Asia as well as a Research Associate at both the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London and the Department of International Politics, University of Wales, Aberystwyth.Patrick Köllner, Ph.D. (1998), Humboldt University of Berlin and Habilitation (2005), University of Trier in Political Science is currently Acting Director of the Institute of Asian Studies, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg. From 1996 to 2006 he edited the German-language edition of the Korea Yearbook.Susan Pares, was in the British Diplomatic Service from 1965 to 1987. She is a writer and editor on East Asian affairs.

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