In Bipolar Orders, Hyung Gu Lynn examines both North Korea and South Korea since the 1980's. While North Korea has experienced severe economic deterioration and increasing international isolation, South Korea has undergone democratization and witnessed the emergence of a vibrant consumer culture. Paradoxically, this growing gap in ideologies and material standards has led to improved relations between the two countries. Why has this counterintuitive development occurred? Is North Korea really a threat, and if so, to whom? .... Jang Jun-Hwan (Chang Chun-Hwan), was originally inspired by some of the problems he saw with characterization in Rob ... Winter Sonata, the biggest single Hallyu success story, incorporates some elements of a popular Japanese TV ... days (around 20% of annual screening days) in July 2006 in exchange for progress on the Free Trade Agreement between the ... that a blockbuster such as Jurassic Park generated total revenues equivalent to the sale of 1.5 million Hyundai cars.
|Author||:||Hyung Gu Lynn|
|Publisher||:||Zed Books - 2007-11-15|