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Rethinking Historical Injustice And Reconciliation In Northeast Asia

Author : Gi-Wook Shin
ISBN : 9781135984779
Genre : Political Science
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Despite witnessing phenomenal economic growth and the spread of democratization in recent decades, as well as impressive intra-regional exchanges and interactions in the economic and cultural spheres, the Northeast Asian region still experience wounds from past wrongs that were committed in times of colonialism, war and dictatorship. Overcoming these historical animosities has become one of the most pressing issues of the future for the region. Of all the countries in the Northeast Asia region coping with this historical injustice, the Republic of Korea stands out as both a victim and an aggressor. Being a nation that has addressed issues of both internal and external injustice, Korea becomes the focus of this volume. Using examples of injustice from the colonial and the Second World War period, the Korean civil War, the current stage of Korean transitional justice and broader regional and global perspectives, the book concludes with a section on forward-looking approaches for arriving at reconciliation in the Asian region. This is a significant book that will be of huge interest to anyone studying East Asian politics, history or society.

Korea Yearbook 2009

Author : Rüdiger Frank
ISBN : 9789004180192
Genre : History
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The 2009 edition of the "Korea yearbook" contains concise overview articles covering domestic developments and the economy in both South and North Korea as well as inter-Korean relations and foreign relations of the two Koreas in 2008. A detailed chronology complements these articles. South Korea-related refereed articles in the 2009 edition deal with the internal politics of the Democratic Labour Party, the origins of the nuclear industry, industrial relations in the metals sector, Cheju island as a medical tourism hub, President Lee Myung-bak as seen through political cartoons, the comfort women movement's regionalisation process and perceptions of North Korean women. Additional refereed articles analyse the reliability of North Korean survey data, the migration experience of North Korean refugees, and sports-related cooperation between the two Koreas.

Bilateral Legacies In East And Southeast Asia

Author : N Ganesan
ISBN : 9789814620413
Genre : Political Science
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This edited volume examines the concept of overhangs or legacies or negative stereotypical images in international relations and their impact on bilateral relations between geographically proximate states in East Asia. The case studies chosen — Japan-Korea, Japan-China, Vietnam-China, Thailand-Myanmar and Thailand-Cambodia — demonstrate conclusively that bilateral overhangs or legacies have a significant impact on contemporary international relations. Such images are regularly replicated and stoked by a variety of constituencies including state agencies for their own selfish interests. The evidence also points to the fact that such bilateral relationships are relatively self-contained and often operate with their own dynamics. Powerful condensation symbols are appropriated to weave a story of the virtuous self and the stereotypical other. This negative image and its replication is important to an understanding of turbulent bilateral relations in East Asia and also helps to inform how such relations can be brought to an even keel.

A History Of Unesco

Author : Poul Duedahl
ISBN : 9781137581204
Genre : History
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The mission UNESCO, as defined just after the end of World War II, is to build 'the defenses of peace in the minds of men'. In this book, historians trace the routes of selected UNESCO mental engineering initiatives from its headquarters in Paris to the member states, to assess UNESCO's global impact.

Reconciling Enemy States In Europe And Asia

Author : Seunghoon Emilia Heo
ISBN : 9780230390379
Genre : Political Science
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Heo conceptualizes reconciliation in International Relations theory and fills a gap by building a theoretical framework for interstate reconciliation. Combining historical and political scientific approaches, she analyses case studies from Europe, the Middle East, and Northeast Asia.

Korean Studies

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105133265681
Genre : Korea
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Newsletter

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ISBN : UCLA:L0102961893
Genre : Korea
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Contested Views Of A Common Past

Author : Steffi Richter
ISBN : UCSC:32106019715983
Genre : History
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This title brings together renowned scholars to analyse historical revisionism in politics, historiography, education, and the media. Drawing on theoretical, cross-national and comparative perspectives, these essays demonstrate how and why historical events have been revaluated in social, political, and cultural contexts.

Book Review Index 2009

Author : Dana Ferguson
ISBN : 1414419120
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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American Book Publishing Record

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