Pages 23-42 – Rudiger Frank – ‘The Past and the Future of Industrial Policy in Telecommunications- A Comparative Analysis of South Korea and Japan’

Both Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) have a long and successful history of industrial policy based on a catch-up strategy in economic development. This article will explore how this pattern has influenced reforms in telecommunications since the 1980s, how it is reflected in current visions for the future of the information and communications…

Pages 1-21 – James Dator and Yongseok Seo – ‘Korea as the Wave of a Future- The Emerging Dream Society of Icons and Aesthetic Experience’

Asians are surfing Hanryu—the ‘Korean Wave’ Asia is awash in a wave of popular culture products gushing out of the Republic of Korea (ROK). Youth in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and Japan, as well as Cambodia, Vietnam, the Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia, are agog at the sights and sounds of performers and groups such…