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North Korea and Northeast Asia (Hardcover): Samuel S Kim, Tai Hwan Lee

North Korea and Northeast Asia (Hardcover)

Samuel S Kim, Tai Hwan Lee; Contributions by Victor D. Cha, C. S. Eliot Kang, Myonwoo Lee, Roberta Manning, Marcus Noland, Elizabeth Wishnick

Series: Asia in World Politics

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A country of stark contradictions and puzzles, North Korea's uncanny resilience in the face of external shocks and internal woes raises important questions of theoretical and real-world significance. What has made it possible for North Korea to defy the classical realist axiom, the strong do what they have the power to do and the weak accept what they have to accept? What is the nature of the North Korean threat in post-Cold War Northeast Asia? What kind of bargaining leverage does Pyongyang exercise in system-maintaining survival strategies? What are North Korea's prospects for sustaining such survival strategies in the uncertain years ahead? This volume offers a major reappraisal of the changing relationship between North Korea and its neighbouring powers in the post-Cold War era in both theoretical and practical terms. The contributors examine the complex interplay of global, regional and national forces that have influenced and shaped the changing patterns of conflict and co-operation in North Korea's relationships with China, Russia, Japan and the United States.


Imprint: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Country of origin: United States
Series: Asia in World Politics
Release date: October 2002
First published: October 2002
Editors: Samuel S Kim • Tai Hwan Lee
Contributors: Victor D. Cha • C. S. Eliot Kang • Myonwoo Lee • Roberta Manning • Marcus Noland • Elizabeth Wishnick
Dimensions: 232 x 158 x 22mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 304
ISBN-13: 978-0-7425-1710-3
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Politics & government > International relations > General
LSN: 0-7425-1710-1
Barcode: 9780742517103

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