Change and Continuity in North Korean Politics (Routledge by Adam Cathcart,Robert Winstanley-Chesters,Christopher K. PDF

By Adam Cathcart,Robert Winstanley-Chesters,Christopher K. Green

ISBN-10: 1138681687

ISBN-13: 9781138681682

In the years because the loss of life of Kim Jong-il and the formal acknowledgement of Kim Jong-un as head of country, the North Korean regime has made a chain of strikes to extra increase and consolidate the ideological foundations of Kimism and cement the younger leader’s legitimacy. old narratives have performed a serious, if usually neglected, position during this procedure. This booklet seeks to chronicle those historic alterations and continuities.


Continuity and alter in North Korean Politics explores the strong and moving political, cultural and financial landscapes of North Korea within the period of Kim Jong-un. The individuals installation various methodologies of research curious about the content material, narratives and discourses of politics lower than Kim Jong-un, tracing its old roots and modern functional and conceptual manifestations. relocating past so much analyses of North Korea’s political and institutional ideologies, the publication explores uncharted areas of social and cultural family, together with children’s literature, fisheries, grassland reclamation, commemorative tradition, and gender. by way of studying severe moments of swap and continuity within the country’s previous, it builds a holistic research of nationwide politics because it is presently deployed and skilled.


Demonstrating how historic, political and cultural narratives stay tailored to fit new and difficult situations, this e-book may be of curiosity to scholars and students of Korean stories, Korean Politics and Asian Studies.

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