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EJKS Issue European Journal of Korean Studies – Vol 19.2

European Journal of Korean Studies – Vol 19.2

Special Section: North Korean Popular Culture 1 KEITH HOWARD, SOAS University of London Special Introduction: North Korean Popular Culture 7 PETER MOODY, Columbia University From Production to Consumption: The Socialist Realism/Personality Cult Divide in North Korean Popular Music 37 ROWAN PEASE, SOAS University of London A Cross-Border Life and Legacy: Zheng Lücheng 57 PEKKA KORHO……

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European Journal of Korean Studies – Vol 19.1

Welcome to the Autumn 2019 issue of the European Journal of Korean Studies. Whereas the previous issue marked a real growth in the accessibility of our journal through the launch of our website www.ejks.org.uk, this issue, a truly bumper edition marks a real growth in terms of size and ambition. As was the case with…

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European Journal of Korean Studies – Vol 18.2

Editor’s Note Welcome to the Spring 2019 issue of the European Journal of Korean Studies. Vol. 18, No. 2 marks growth and a step forward for the publication. This issue also finally sees our new website www.ejks.org.uk come online with the complete archive of previous issues of the Papers of the British Association for Korean…

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Latest Articles

The Nation over Gender and Class: Media Framing of Comfort Women in South Korea and Japan (Page 159-184)

Abstract In December 2015, South Korea and Japan reached an agreement on resolving the “comfort women” issue that sparked media interests. This article analyses how the South Korean and Japanese media covered comfort women in 2013–2018. The study collects over 20,000 newspaper articles and analyses distinctive media framings in liberal, conservative and leftist newspapers in…

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Continuities in the Party System of the Republic of Korea from the Authoritarian to the Democratic Era (Page 135-158)

Abstract In scholarship about the South Korean party system, the two main political parties are seen as organizations with a certain degree of continuity despite constant party name changes, mergers and splits, but, at the same time, as lacking insti- tutionalization because of those constant changes. This article argues that, after the democratic transition, an…

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