Tag Archives: North Korea

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 2018 published

Issue number 1 in Volume 48 (2018) of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically. It is available from the publisher’s site. This number is a regular issue, featuring research articles, a commentary and book reviews. This … Continue reading

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China and Sino-North Korean Relations

Kevin Gray is with the Department of International Relations at the University of Sussex in the UK and Jong-Woon Lee is with the Arete College of Liberal Arts at the Far East University in South Korea. They have a new … Continue reading

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Change in North Korea

Kevin Gray of the Department of International Relations in the School of Global Studies at the University of Sussex has a new review available of Hazel Smith’s North Korea: Markets and Military Rule (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1151543), published by Cambridge University Press. … 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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Issue 4 for 2015 published

The latest issue of the Journal of Contemporary Asia is now available online. The issue includes six research articles comprising a Feature Section, two additional research articles, one Commentary and two book reviews. The Feature Section, “Rethinking Resistance: Subaltern Politics … 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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The North in the South’s View

Seung-Ook Lee of the School of Humanities & Social Sciences, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, has a new article that has just posted at the JCA website. Entitled “A Geo-Economic Object or an Object of Geo-Political Absorption? Competing … Continue reading

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