De-Bordering Korea: Tangible and Intangible Legacies of the by Valérie Gelézeau,Koen De Ceuster,Alain Delissen

By Valérie Gelézeau,Koen De Ceuster,Alain Delissen

As tensions stay at the Korean peninsula, this e-book appears to be like again at the decade of more advantageous inter-Korean family and engagement among 1998 and 2008, referred to now because the ‘Sunshine coverage’ period. relocating past conventional financial and political views, it explores how this decade of intensified cooperation either affected and reshaped latest actual, social and psychological limitations among the 2 Koreas, and the way this ‘de-bordering’ and ‘re-bordering’ has replaced the respective attitudes in the direction of the opposite.


Based round 3 key subject matters, ‘Space’, ‘People’, and ‘Representations’, this ebook seems to be on the tangible and intangible parts of touch created by means of North-South engagement in the course of the years of the light coverage. ‘Space’ specializes in the border areas and discusses how the border displays the dynamics of a number of varieties of exchanges and connections among the 2 Koreas, in addition to the hot territorial buildings those have created. ‘People’ addresses matters in human interactions and social firms, taking a look at North Korean defectors within the South, transferring styles of North-South festival within the ‘Korean’ diaspora of post-Soviet imperative Asia, and the particular and actual presence of the opposite in a number of social settings. ultimately, ‘Representations’ analyses identical to the opposite Korea because it is produced, circulated, altered/falsified and obtained (or now not) on each side of the Korean border.


The members to this quantity draw on a extensive spectrum of disciplines starting from geography, anthropology and archaeology, to media stories, historical past and sociology, so that it will express how the department among North and South Korea features as an important matrix for geographical, social and mental buildings on each side of the border. As such, this ebook will attract scholars and students from quite a few fields of analysis, together with Korean experiences, Korean tradition and society, and diplomacy extra commonly.

Show description

Read or Download De-Bordering Korea: Tangible and Intangible Legacies of the Sunshine Policy (Routledge Advances in Korean Studies) PDF

Best international affairs books

Driving the EU Forward – Straight Talks with Maroš Šefčovič

During this brief, available and to-the-point e-book, ecu fee Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič argues that the ecu needs to proceed to maneuver in the direction of a extra political union, to wreck decisively with the darker forces of chauvinism and mutual hostility that forged a shadow over a lot of Europe’s 20th century historical past.

Aftermath of the Arab Uprisings: The Rebirth of the Middle East

The 2011 Arab uprisings are built-in into the stream to create a local monetary neighborhood for a possible twenty-eight countries, with approximately 500 million electorate. A reinvented Marshall Plan, supported across the world, is impending. This up-to-date e-book presents strategic versions to increase the corporations required.

The new politics of Russia: Interpreting change

The political realities of up to date Russia are poorly understood by means of Western observers and policy-makers. but if it is the clash in Syria, the iciness Olympics in Sochi or the drawback in Ukraine, Russia dominates the headlines. during this hugely enticing ebook, Andrew Monaghan explains the significance of 'getting Russia right', and never easily accepting dominant political narratives that target the subject matter of Russia's old growth in the direction of democracy, and extra lately, at the expanding flip in the direction of authoritarianism, and the main quandary posed by way of President Vladimir Putin to Russia's improvement and reform.

Additional resources for De-Bordering Korea: Tangible and Intangible Legacies of the Sunshine Policy (Routledge Advances in Korean Studies)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.27 of 5 – based on 46 votes