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Igniting the Internet: Youth and Activism in Postauthoritarian South Korea

Jiyeon Kang

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824856564
eISBN:
9780824872199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856564.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Igniting the Internet: Youth and Activism in Post-authoritarian South Korea takes up the new wave of South Korean youth activism that originated online in 2002 and continues today, focusing ... More


South Korean Youth in the New Millennium: Faint Memories of Authoritarianism, New Opportunities for Political Participation

Jiyeon Kang

in Igniting the Internet: Youth and Activism in Postauthoritarian South Korea

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824856564
eISBN:
9780824872199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856564.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Born in the mid-1980s to mid-1990s, South Korea’s urban millennials are the country’s first generation not to experience the direct contestation between authoritarianism and radical oppositional ... More


Evangelicalism Takes Off in South Korea, 1953–1988

Timothy S. Lee

in Born Again: Evangelicalism in Korea

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833756
eISBN:
9780824870799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833756.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on a series of massive evangelistic campaigns that took place in the South between 1953 and 1988. Korean evangelicalism underwent remarkable growth during this period. In 1950 it ... More


Conflict, Introversion, and a Tradition of Korean Revivalists, 1920–1953

Timothy S. Lee

in Born Again: Evangelicalism in Korea

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833756
eISBN:
9780824870799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833756.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on the period between 1920 and 1953, from the aftermath of the March First Independence Movement to the end of the Korean War. Despite the turbulent events that took place in ... More


Born Again: Evangelicalism in Korea

Timothy S. Lee

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833756
eISBN:
9780824870799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833756.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Known as Asia's “evangelical superpower,” South Korea today has some of the largest and most dynamic churches in the world and is second only to the United States in the number of missionaries it ... More


The Coexistence of Nationalism and Cosmopolitanism, 1997–2015

Hiro Saito

in The History Problem: The Politics of War Commemoration in East Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824856748
eISBN:
9780824873714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856748.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Between 1997 and 2015, the history problem became more complex due to changes in both domestic and international situations of the three countries. The LDP returned to power, but it had to form a ... More


The Growth of Transnational Interactions, 1965–1988

Hiro Saito

in The History Problem: The Politics of War Commemoration in East Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824856748
eISBN:
9780824873714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856748.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Between 1965 and 1988, the history problem emerged after Japan normalized its diplomatic relations with South Korea and China. After normalization, Japanese A-bomb victims and affiliated NGOs began ... More


Contested Belonging of North Korean Refugees in South Korea

Hyeon Ju Lee

in At Home and in the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847593
eISBN:
9780824868215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.003.0022
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines national and ethnic identity construction among North Korean refugees in South Korea. It illustrates how North Korean refugee identity as talbukja (literally, “person(s) who is ... More


Rethinking National and Human Security in North Korea via Non-Traditional Security Issues

Jae-Jung Suh

in Non-Traditional Security Issues in North Korea

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837396
eISBN:
9780824871154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837396.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This introductory chapter presents the national security concerns regarding the North Korea’s Korean People’s Army. The army remains one of the most serious threats to the peace and security of the ... More


Introduction: Igniting the Internet and the New Dynamics of Popular Politics

Jiyeon Kang

in Igniting the Internet: Youth and Activism in Postauthoritarian South Korea

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824856564
eISBN:
9780824872199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856564.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter introduces South Korean Internet-generated protests in the context of ongoing theoretical and critical debates about the significance of the Internet for politics. It specifically ... More


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