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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


Social Movements and Contested Sociotechnical Imaginaries in South Korea

Sang-Hyun Kim

in Dreamscapes of Modernity: Sociotechnical Imaginaries and the Fabrication of Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226276496
eISBN:
9780226276663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226276663.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

By analyzing public disputes over nuclear power, biotechnology and the import of U.S. beef, this chapter explores the South Korean politics of science and technology in a wider social and political ... 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


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


Genealogies of Unbelonging: Amerasians and Transnational Adoptees as Legacies of U.S. Militarism in South Korea

Patti Duncan

in Militarized Currents: Toward a Decolonized Future in Asia and the Pacific

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665051
eISBN:
9781452946320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665051.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the experiences of Amerasian children of women in military camptowns and the transnational adoption of their children as part of the legacy of the United States’s militarism in ... More


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


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


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


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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