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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2020) 53 (2): 153–176.
Published: 01 June 2020
... will further show that the enduring nuclear-weapons problem in North Korea has been inextricably linked to human rights issues there, specifically because Washington wants to change the behavior of officials in Pyongyang so that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) becomes a state that at least...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2017) 50 (3): 157–167.
Published: 06 July 2017
...Andrei Lankov; Peter Ward; Ho-yeol Yoo; Ji-young Kim Over the last two decades, North Korea has gone through a remarkable, though incomplete, transformation. Markets have proliferated and have largely supplanted the moribund state economy. This article discusses labor relations in North Korea’s...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2014) 47 (2): 171–178.
Published: 21 May 2014
...David A. Owen This study analyzes recent claims regarding positive sentiment towards North Korea among South Koreans using cross-sectional public opinion data from the 2004 and 2006 waves of the Asian Barometer. Pro-North Korean sentiments are proposed to be highest among those who feel a stronger...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2014) 47 (2): 179–190.
Published: 10 May 2014
... potential reunification scheme could develop and be sustained. The paper addresses this gap by: (1) defining what national identity is, and how Korean identities have been formed, (2) outlining how both South and North Korea have understood and used the concept of national identity, (3) suggesting possible...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2014) 47 (2): 159–169.
Published: 10 May 2014
... reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California North Korea Economic statecrafts Political mobilization Rhetoric Totalitarianism Economic sanctions Article history: Available online 10 May 2014 Keywords: North Korea Economic statecrafts Political mobilization omic sanctions on n...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2014) 47 (2): 147–158.
Published: 09 May 2014
...Robert Daniel Wallace In this research I propose that the concept of diversionary theory provides at least a partial explanation for North Korea’s conflict activities. I examine and analyze the country’s data on diplomatic and military activities from 1997 to 2011 and argue that North Korea’s...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2014) 47 (2): 137–146.
Published: 27 April 2014
... of the University of California North Korea Kim Jong Il Kim Jong Un Network analysis Network analysis etive y has uture orean the st shifts occurred in em e for example, n s ascendency to 012, a particularly ith process of the r. This followed by fforts at economic reform after 2002, a nuclear crisis...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2014) 47 (2): 117–125.
Published: 27 April 2014
...Jongseok Woo Military-first politics has been at the heart of the unexpected regime stability in North Korea under Kim Jong-il and his son Jong-un. This article analyzes Kim Jong-il’s military-first politics as a strategic choice for regime survival, in which the locus of political power switched...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2014) 47 (2): 127–136.
Published: 18 April 2014
...Timothy S. Rich How did North Korea initially frame coverage of the “Great Successor” Kim Jong Un for an international audience? This paper argues that North Korea’s daily English language news reports, while commonly dismissed as purely propaganda, provides potential insights into such framing...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2011) 44 (2): 149–159.
Published: 04 May 2011
...Benjamin Habib This article aims to introduce the concept of parallel economies to explain the transformation of North Korea’s command economy during the 1990s. The article summarises North Korea’s pre-1991 command economy, before identifying the collapse of the Soviet Union and the great famine...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2011) 44 (1): 53–62.
Published: 19 February 2011
...Alexander Dukalskis; Zachary Hooker This article attempts to analyze the construction and maintenance of political legitimacy in North Korea through the lens of its state-produced films. After classifying North Korea’s regime as totalitarian, we then discuss the strategies of legitimation available...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2007) 40 (4): 459–475.
Published: 01 December 2007
... of the University of California North Korea Ideology building Nationalism Romania National Stalinism Making sense of North Korea: National Stalinism in comparative-historical perspective Cheng Chen a Ji-Yong Lee b a Department of Political Science, University at Albany, State University of New York...