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Asian Survey. 2020; 60161–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.61
Published: 01 February 2020
... trading partner.5 The sudden reversal gave both countries more time to negotiate on outstanding bilateral issues. MACROECONOMIC PERFORMANCE The South Korean economy in 2019 faced multiple problems, including modest economic growth, decreased exports, job cuts, and income reduc- tions. Indeed...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 59154–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.1.54
Published: 01 February 2019
... administration have not stimulated the economy. KEYWORDS: summit meetings, denuclearization of North Korea, collapse of conservatives, rise of progressives, income-led growth policy SUMMIT MEETINGS BETWEEN TRUMP, MOON, AND KIM The biggest story of 2018 was a series of summit meetings between South Korean...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 58165–72 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.1.65
Published: 01 February 2018
...Uk Heo; Seongyi Yun The biggest story of 2017 in South Korea was the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye and the election of Moon Jae-in, shifting power from conservative to progressive. The economy showed signs of recovery despite multiple concerns. The North Korean nuclear crisis intensified...
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Asian Survey. 2008; 481107–115 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2008.48.1.107
Published: 01 February 2008
... the Korea Rural Economic Institute, a South Korean government-affiliated think tank, estimated that North Korea faced a 1.4 million metric ton grain deficit and a return to 1990s-style famine conditions. A recurrence of famine is unlikely, because of the economy s increased flex- ibility as well as a...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 603583–606 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.3.583
Published: 01 June 2020
... adequately address how and why Japan s colonial legacy and its impact on South Korean and Taiwanese policy discourse matter in the context of these maritime disputes. The geo- graphic proximity of Taiwan and South Korea made both of them victims of Japan s colonialism, and the maritime disputes among them...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 602290–322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.2.290
Published: 07 April 2020
..., for example, (in Korean). 294 ASIAN SURVEY 60:2 public and paved the way for democratic advancement. Since then, South Korea s politics have undergone immense reforms. In a short time, advanced political arrangements have successfully taken root under the...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 602221–244 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.2.221
Published: 07 April 2020
... thus also be taken into account. 224 ASIAN SURVEY 60:2 In fact, a few recent studies have increasingly paid attention to how foreign countries have coped with RMBI. Chey s (2015) in-depth research on South Korean RMB use is one of the first in this research strand and shows that the Korean government...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 60169–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.69
Published: 01 February 2020
... contrast with the previous autumn, when Kim posed at the same spot smiling for photographs with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Now, Kim rode the mountain slopes alone, with state media hinting that the Supreme Leader had made a momentous decision, but remaining vague on what exactly he had decided...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 60147–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.47
Published: 01 February 2020
...- lomatic warfare with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. With Japan ROK relations at their lowest ebb in decades and worries that a Trump tremor could appear out of nowhere to unsettle foreign relations, the cere- monies that crowned a new emperor and ushered in the Reiwa Era were a welcome distraction...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 6011–7 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.1
Published: 01 February 2020
... democratic system there in a move to exercise greater control.11 THE NORTH KOREAN NUCLEAR CRISIS In 2018, South Korean President Moon Jae-in, US President Donald Trump, and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un held a series of summit meetings to discuss the denuclearization of North Korea. These drew global...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 601100–108 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.100
Published: 01 February 2020
... Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS). MUSTAFA IZZUDDIN is a Research Fellow at the Institute of South Asian Studies and the Uni- versity Scholars Programme of the National University of Singapore. Emails: , . Asian Survey, Vol. 60, Number 1, pp. 100 108. ISSN 0004...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 5961070–1093 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.6.1070
Published: 01 December 2019
... International Political Economy 23:1 (2016): 29 64; Neve Gorden and Nitza Berkovitch, Human Rights Discourse in Domestic Settings: How Does It Emerge? Political Studies 55 (2007): 243 66. 11. Jeong-Woo Koo and Sookyung Kim, Contentious Diffusion of Human Rights: Evidence from South Korean Print Media, 1990...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 5961044–1069 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.6.1044
Published: 01 December 2019
... South Asia receiving 32.7%, and Southeast Asia, 25.4%. Lastly, Table 4 lists table 1. Japan s Bilateral ODA by Sector 2017 Sectors Grant Technical assistance Loans Sum Amount* % I. Social infrastructure and services 1,112.3 782.8 1,363.4 3,258.4 16.2 education 307.4 373.7 164.9 845.9 4.2 health 214.4...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 595889–910 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.5.889
Published: 01 October 2019
... repertoires of social movements. This article uses Charles Tilly and Sydney Tarrow s historical institution- alist contentious policy framework10 to explain how South Korean political movements have evolved, with three distinctive eras being observable. I argue that in two eras, under Japanese occupation and...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 595911–936 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.5.911
Published: 01 October 2019
... crisis hit the Japanese and South Korean (hereafter, Korean) econ- omies, respectively. Slow wage growth, employment stagnation, and job insecurity have gradually undermined social stability (Table 1). Eventually, conservative governments have faced the problem of legitimacy. Some scholars have declared...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 595822–843 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.5.822
Published: 01 October 2019
... Digital Warriors, South China Morning Post, May 26, 2017, , accessed March 31, 2018. 7. The Economist, The East is Pink. 8. Zheng Yongnian, Discovering Chinese Nationalism in China: Modernization...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 594653–672 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.4.653
Published: 01 August 2019
... the returnees’ difficulties and social alienation. Korean New Zealander returnees have a more alienated experience than Koreans of similar backgrounds returning from other Western countries. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 South Korea New Zealand skilled return...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 594607–629 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.4.607
Published: 01 August 2019
.... Pirie, Korea and the Global Economic Crisis, Pacific Review 29:5 (2016): 671:92. 6. Michelle Hsieh, South Korean SMEs and the Quest for an Innovation Economy, in Beyond the Miracle. 7. Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, Survey of the Supply and Demand Conditions of Industrial Technical...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 594595–606 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.4.595
Published: 01 August 2019
... in Transna- tional Asia (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004): 80 100. 9. D. H. Seol and J. D. Skrentny, Ethnic Return Migration and Hierarchical Nationhood: Korean Chinese Foreign Workers in South Korea, Ethnicities 9:2 (2009): 147 74. 10. G. W. Shin, Racist South Korea? Diverse...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 594673–692 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.4.673
Published: 01 August 2019
...-work framework has yet to take shape. While Korean companies say they need and want to hire foreign students,33 very few foreign students work in South Korean companies after graduation, as noted earlier. South Korea s immigration laws for foreign students have eased slightly in recent years, but there...