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- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00
Located on the Korean Peninsula in East Asia, the communist country of North Korea has figured in US foreign affairs since the Korean War ended in 1953. Featuring photographs, maps, and facts and history, this book presents an exploration of the people, culture, history, geography, environment, economy, and government of this nation. more...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2012; US$ 12.80
How do you solve a problem like North Korea? Much has been written about the deaths of North Korea?s first two leaders, Kim Il-Sung and Kim Jong-Il, and the implications for the country and its people, but what about the future? Is the Korean peninsula doomed to an unstable, insecure future, or does a brighter future lie ahead? Above all, how is North... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
The legitimacy of the North Korean state is based solely on the leaders? personal legitimacy, and is maintained by the indoctrination of people with leader symbols and the enactment of leadership cults in daily life. It can thus be dubbed a "leader state". The frequency of leader symbols and the richness and scale of leader-symbol-making in North... more...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2010; US$ 12.80
He visits a bizarre flower-show in Pyongyang, crosses confusing ethno-religious fault lines in the Balkans and Lebanon, drinks tea with friendly Yemenis near Osama bin Laden?s ancestral village, explores prehistoric caves with Tuareg tribesmen in Libya, and plays Indiana Jones among pyramids shortly after a rebel attack on Khartoum. Through long-forgotten... more...
- World Trade Press 2010; US$ 7.45
Women often occupy different roles in a foreign culture. Avoid offensive assumptions and behavior by understanding the position of women in Korean society: their legal rights; access to education and health care; workforce participation; and their dating, marriage, and family life. more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 39.99
Threat does not inherently matter unless it is perceived, and, on the other hand, anything that is perceived as threat matters, whether or not the threat rings true. North Korean Foreign Policy: Security Dilemma and Succession, by Yongho Kim, posits security dilemma and political succession as the two main factors that North Korea perceives as threat,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 49.00
North Korea under Kim Chong-il: Power, Politics, and Prospects for Change delves deeply into what we know?and what we think we know?about the current North Korean system. This incisive book probes the dynamics that inform the nation's domestic and foreign policies, examining key leadership institutions and personalities, as well as prospects for... more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 44.99
Traditional political models fail to account for North Korea's institutional politics, making the country's actions seem surprising or confusing when, in fact, they often conform to the regime's own logic. Drawing on recent primary materials, including North Korean speeches, commentaries, and articles, Patrick McEachern, a specialist on North Korean... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 41.99
This book argues that North Korea has outlived forecasts of its collapse because of Juche ?a unique political institution built on the simple notion of self-determination, whose meanings and limits have been shaped by Koreans? experiences with colonialism, war, and development amidst surrounding superpowers that have complicated their aspirations.... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89
Korea is one of the critical flashpoints in the world today. News of North Korea's recent nuclear tests, conducted in defiance of international pressure, drew widespread condemnation and raised serious concerns about the threat now posed to regional and international security by the regime of North Korea's dear leader Kim Jong-Il. This book penetrates... more...