Tag Archives: Jihyun Kim

North Korea and Development

North Korea and the Geopolitics of Development is authored by Kevin Gray and Jong-Woon Lee and published by Cambridge University Press. It is reviewed for JCA by Jihyun Kim. The book seeks to explain the “seemingly enigmatic juxtaposition of North … Continue reading

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Issue 1 for 2022 published

After quite a delay, Volume 52, No. 1 is out and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue includes the JCA Prize announcement, six research articles, a commentary and three book reviews. The contents are: The Journal of … Continue reading

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De-demonising North Korea and China

East–West Reflections on Demonization: North Korea Now, China Next? is a new book edited by Geir Helgesen and Rachel Harrison, and published by NIAS Press. It is reviewed for JCA by Jihyun Kim of the Institute of International Studies at … Continue reading

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Issue 5 for 2020 published

Issue number 5 of Volume 50 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This is the final issue in the Journal’s 50th year anniversary and the third of three special issues in … Continue reading

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North Korea, Nuclear Weapons and Economic Reform

A new review article is available from JCA. “The North Korea Problem: Perspectives on the Nuclear Debate, Economic Reforms and Beyond” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2020. 1793378) is by Jihyun Kim of the Institute of International Studies, Bradley University, Peoria, USA. The abstract … Continue reading

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Issue 1 for 2016 published

The latest issue of the Journal of Contemporary Asia is now available online. The issue includes five research articles, two review articles and ten book reviews. This is an unusual issue as we move to a new format in the … Continue reading

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On North Korea

In a new review article at JCA, Jihyun Kim’s “Understanding the Hermit Kingdom As It Is and As It Is Becoming: The Past, Present and Future of North Korea” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2015.1040820) examines several recent books and collections on the so-called … Continue reading

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