Routledge Handbook of Korean Culture and Society (Hardcover)

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By Youna Kim (Editor)
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The Routledge Handbook of Korean Culture and Society is an accessible and interdisciplinary resource that explores the formation and transformation of Korean culture and society.

Each chapter provides a comprehensive and thought-provoking overview on key topics, including: compressed modernity, religion, educational migration, social class and inequality, popular culture, digitalisation, diasporic cultures and cosmopolitanism. These topics are thoroughly explored by an international team of Korea experts, who provide historical context, examine key issues and debates, and highlight emerging questions in order to set the research agenda for the near future.

Providing an interdisciplinary overview of Korean culture and society, this Handbook is an essential read for undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well scholars in Korean Studies, Cultural Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, and Asian Studies in general.

About the Author

Youna Kim is Professor of Global Communications at the American University of Paris, France.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781138959965
ISBN-10: 1138959960
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: December 13th, 2016
Pages: 326
Language: English