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Bae Yong-Joon, Soft Masculinity, and Japanese Fans: Our Past Is in Your Present Body

Sun Jung

in Korean Masculinities and Transcultural Consumption

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028672
eISBN:
9789882207127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028672.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with the Japanese fandom of Bae Yong-Joon (BYJ) and explores the ways in which South Korean masculinity is reconstructed through the ambivalent desires of middle-aged Japanese ... More


The Pusan International Film Festival, South Korean Cinema and Globalization

SooJeong Ahn

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083589
eISBN:
9789882209268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083589.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book provides a political and cultural exploration of the Pusan International Film Festival in South Korea since its inception in 1996. Paying particular attention to the organizers' use of an ... More


State-market realignment in post-crises east asia: From GNP developmentalism to welfare developmentalism?

Alvin Y. So and Stephen Wing-kai Chiu

in Repositioning the Hong Kong Government: Social Foundations and Political Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083497
eISBN:
9789882209107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083497.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Using theoretical framework expounded by Evans in Chapter 1, this chapter examines how a classic developmental state – South Korea – has, in the wake of the 1997-8 Asian financial crisis, transformed ... More


Korean Popular Culture and Transcultural Consumption: Globalized Desires between “Ours and Others”1

Sun Jung

in Korean Masculinities and Transcultural Consumption

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028672
eISBN:
9789882207127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028672.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter contextualizes the trajectories of studies on South Korean popular culture and the hybridization dynamics of transculturation on the one hand, and the conceptual background of the ... More


Mapping Out the Cultural Politics of “the Korean Wave” in Contemporary South Korea

Keehyeung Lee

in East Asian Pop Culture: Analysing the Korean Wave

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098923
eISBN:
9789882206885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098923.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter critically examines three competing positions on the Korean Wave or Hanryu in South Korea developed by the South Korean government, cultural producers and critical intellectuals; namely, ... More


South Korea

B. C. Ben Park and David Lester

in Suicide in Asia: Causes and Prevention

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099425
eISBN:
9789882207431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099425.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

South Korea's suicide rate has increased steadily in the past two decades, reaching 24 per 100,000 per year in 2003. It has one of the highest rates in Asia, and the pattern (by age and sex) is ... More


Rain, Global Masculinity, and Singaporean Fans: Fly Anywhere, Click Anytime

Sun Jung

in Korean Masculinities and Transcultural Consumption

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028672
eISBN:
9789882207127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028672.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at the ways in which South Korean masculinity is reconstructed through the global desires of Rain's Singaporean female fans. This reconstruction is evident in the mixed cultural ... More


Korean Pop Music in China:: Nationalism, Authenticity, and Gender

Rowan Pease

in Cultural Studies and Cultural Industries in Northeast Asia: What a Difference a Region Makes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099746
eISBN:
9789882206793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099746.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Authenticity and nationality are closely linked for fans of South Korean popular culture in China, as well as for the Korean cultural establishment. Bringing gender into the equation, this chapter ... More


Placing South Korean Cinema into the Pusan International Film Festival:: Programming Strategy in the Global/Local Context

SooJeong Ahn

in Cultural Studies and Cultural Industries in Northeast Asia: What a Difference a Region Makes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099746
eISBN:
9789882206793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099746.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF) in South Korea is of particular importance, since its distinctive approach to cultural politics in East Asia demonstrates the ways in which the festivals more ... More


From the Margins to the Middle Kingdom:: Korean TV Drama’s Role in Linking Local and Transnational Production

Dong-Hoo Lee

in TV Drama in China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099401
eISBN:
9789882207646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099401.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines South Korean drama and its rapid penetration into regional markets. Since the late 1990s, Korean popular culture has established a presence in Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR, ... More


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