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Current History (2022) 121 (836): 218–223.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Myungji Yang Over the quarter-century since the Asian financial crisis, social inequality has become more visible, and precariousness is now a part of daily life for many in South Korea. Examining patterns of disparity in different areas and the ways in which social discontent with increasing...
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Current History (2021) 120 (827): 233–239.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Celeste L. Arrington Long considered objects of pity and welfare assistance, people with disabilities in South Korea and Japan are increasingly treated as rights-bearers. Through activism, litigation, and involvement in international treaty negotiations, Koreans and Japanese with disabilities...
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Current History (2020) 119 (818): 210–216.
Published: 20 August 2020
...Joseph Wong South Korea and Taiwan effectively suppressed the coronavirus without the authoritarian measures imposed in China or the lockdowns used elsewhere. They responded quickly, communicated clearly and consistently about the threat. Both governments had prior experiences with contagions...
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Current History (2019) 118 (809): 215–221.
Published: 01 September 2019
... migration refugees South Korea Peru Brazil NGOS 215 [T]he government opted for piecemeal solutions that would temporarily meet domestic needs for labor while maintaining official closed-door policies. Japan s Model of Immigration Without Immigrants ERIN AERAN CHUNG On November 27, 2018, the Diet...
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Current History (2018) 117 (800): 241–243.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of California Bruce Cumings North Korea South Korea United States Kim Jong-un Moon Jae-in Donald Trump nuclear weapons denuclearization sanctions Korean War armistice Singapore summit PERSPECTIVE Trump, Kim, and an Uncanny Diplomatic Opening BRUCE CUMINGS 241 After he swept...
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Current History (2017) 116 (791): 217–222.
Published: 01 September 2017
... South Korea North Korea Kim Jong-un nuclear weapons missiles chaebol business conglomerates corruption Donald Trump China Japan 217 The reality is that powerful business and political clans are deeply embedded in Korean society and unlikely to disappear anytime soon. A New President...
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Current History (2017) 116 (791): 235–240.
Published: 01 September 2017
.... All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Mark Beeson United States China Asia Donald Trump trade Trans-Pacific Partnership South China Sea Japan South Korea Philippines Australia Asia-Pacific regional order 235 The possibility of miscalculation...
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Current History (2013) 112 (755): 217–223.
Published: 01 September 2013
... The Regents of the University of California Jing Sun soft power East Asia China Japan South Korea diplomacy popular culture image nationalism 217 Although China s assertiveness has been a major factor in the latest hardening of relations in East Asia, Beijing s retreat from soft power has...
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Current History (2013) 112 (755): 242–243.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Charles Armstrong North and South Korea's leaders are both scions of ruling families with a history of mutual hostility. Still, there is cause to hope that the South's Park Geun-hye will try what is long overdue: clear-headed, sustained engagement with the North. © 2013 Current History. All...
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Current History (2012) 111 (746): 223–228.
Published: 01 September 2012
... South Korea presidential election Lee Myung-bak Park Geun-hye Roh Moo-hyun Ahn Cheol-soo inequality welfare North Korea Sunshine Policy 223 Electing a new Korean president . . . will have far-reaching political and policy ram- ifications, both domestic and foreign, perhaps greater...
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Current History (2011) 110 (737): 223–228.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Asia China North Korea Asian Development Bank Japan South Korea Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement Vietman Taiwan 223 At the end of the day, it is not clear that economic ties will act as a significant constraint on state behavior when high-stakes issues are on the table. Does...
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Current History (2011) 110 (737): 229–235.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of the University of California Charles Armstrong North Korea Kim Jong-il South Korea Six-Party Talks Kim Il-Sung ASEAN Roh Moo-hyun United States Grand National Party 229 It has become apparent that a policy of isolation, sanctions, lack of dialogue, and strategic patience has not worked...
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Current History (2011) 110 (732): 26–31.
Published: 01 January 2011
... United States Japan capitalism South Korea Singapore Vietnam ASEAN inequality 26 For all its economic might, Asia remains, overall, so much poorer than the United States that the region will take decades to catch up if it catches up at all. The Asian Century? Not Quite Yet JoShuA kurlAntzick...
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Current History (2010) 109 (728): 237–243.
Published: 01 September 2010
... have attrib- uted the shift to a succession struggle brought on by President Kim Jong-il s illness last year. Pyongyang may also be attempting to create bar- gaining leverage, hoping to gain recognition as a nuclear power. In any case, tensions between the DPRK and both South Korea and the United...
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Current History (2004) 103 (674): 273–279.
Published: 01 September 2004
... History. All rights reserved. 2004 The Regents of the University of California North Korea United States Kim Il-sung Kim Jong-il Japan KPA South Korea Demilitarized Zone IAEA Non-Proliferation Treaty 273 The Kims, father and son, have not managed torule North Korea for more than 50...
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Current History (2004) 103 (674): 280–283.
Published: 01 September 2004
...James E. Auer; Robyn Lim There are signs that Japan will assume the geostrategic role of the ‘new South Korea’-a leverage point against China. Missile defense in particular will transform the us-Japan relationship into a ‘normal’ alliance, taking it in directions not hitherto contemplated. © 2004...
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Current History (2003) 102 (665): 279–284.
Published: 01 September 2003
... of California United States South Korea North Korea George Bush Kim Dae Jung axis evil Roh Moo-hyun Korean War anti-Americanism sunshine policy 279 If South Korean resentment of America s military presence is less clear-cut than many would suggest, so, too, are the policy differences...
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Current History (2003) 102 (665): 274–278.
Published: 01 September 2003
.... But this presumes that both Pyongyang and Washington are ready to sit down in the first place. © 2003 Current History. All rights reserved. 2003 The Regents of the University of California China North Korea United States George Bush Jiang Zemin Japan South Korea Hu Jintao Kim Jong Il Korean...
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Current History (2003) 102 (663): 147–151.
Published: 01 April 2003
... United States Kim Dae Jung Pakistan South Korea The current crisis over North Korea s nuclearprogram is not simply déjà vu all overagain, in the words of the sage Yogi Berra; it is a virtual rerun of events that transpired a decade ago played fast-forward. Unfortunately, this replay is more...
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Current History (2003) 102 (663): 152–169.
Published: 01 April 2003
... Korea for an acceptable nuclear settlement and promote the long-term United States objective of liberalizing the North Korean system. © 2003 Current History. All rights reserved. 2003 The Regents of the University of California North Korea South Korea United States Japan China nuclear...