Korea Yearbook, 2007: Politics, Economy and Society

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Rüdiger Frank, James E. Hoare, Patrick Köllner, Susan Pares
BRILL, 2007 - Social Science - 305 pages
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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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Chronology of Events in the Korean Peninsula 2006
Domestic Politics and Economy 20062007 Patrick Köllner
Domestic Politics and Economy 20062007 Rüdiger Frank
Relations Between the Two Koreas 20062007 James E Hoare
Foreign Relations of the Two Koreas 20062007 James E Hoare
Online Grassroots Journalism and Participatory Democracy in South Korea Ronda Hauben
Was it Corruption? James C Schopf
Changing Perceptions of Inward Foreign Direct Investment in PostCrisis Korea 19982006 Judith Cherry
Charting the Rise of Apatutanji since the 1960s Valérie Gelézeau
New Ancestral Shrines in South Korea Heonik Kwon
the case of Hanbando Mark Morris
Lessons Learned and Forgotten Robert Carlin
The Plight of North Koreans in China Peter Beck Gail Kim and Donald Macintyre
A Brief History of the SinoKorean Border from the 18th to the 20th Century Larisa Zabrovskaya
About the Authors and Editors
Map of the Korean Peninsula

Emergence of China and the Economy of South Korea JoonKyung Kim and Chung H Lee

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About the author (2007)

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.