North Korea, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0765621827
  • ISBN-13: 9780765621825
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 322 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released November 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2005

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Overview

This eBook examines the political content of Kim Jong-Il's regime maintenance, including both the domestic strategy for regime survival and North Korea's foreign relations with South Korea, Russia, China, Japan, and the United States.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Tables and Figures.
Preface.
1: Staying Power of the Socialist “Hermit Kingdom”.
2: Domestic Politics and Political Economy.
3: Emergence of the Second Republic: The Kim Regime Adapts to the Challenges of Modernity.
4: Kim Jong Il’s Military-First Politics.
5: Reconciling Nuclear Standoff and Economic Shortfalls: Pyongyang’s Perspective.
6: North Korea’s Weapons of Mass Destruction.
7: North Korea’s Economic Crisis, Reforms, and Policy Implications.
8: The Politics of Foreign Relations.
9: U.S.-DPRK Relations in the Kim Jong Il Era.
10: Japanese-North Korean Relations Under the Koizumi Government.
11: Sino–North Korean Relations in the Post–Cold War World.
12: Russo–North Korean Relations Under Kim Jong Il.
13: North Korea–South Korea Relations in the Kim Jong Il Era.
14: Future Prospects.
15: Bi-Multilateral Approaches to Defusing Nuclear Crisis: Beyond the Six-Party Talks as Peace Strategy.
16: Why Hasn’t North Korea Collapsed?: Understanding the Recent Past, Thinking About the Future.
Bibliography.
List of Contributors.
Index.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Tables and Figures.
Preface.
1: Staying Power of the Socialist “Hermit Kingdom”.
2: Domestic Politics and Political Economy.
3: Emergence of the Second Republic: The Kim Regime Adapts to the Challenges of Modernity.
4: Kim Jong Il’s Military-First Politics.
5: Reconciling Nuclear Standoff and Economic Shortfalls: Pyongyang’s Perspective.
6: North Korea’s Weapons of Mass Destruction.
7: North Korea’s Economic Crisis, Reforms, and Policy Implications.
8: The Politics of Foreign Relations.
9: U.S.-DPRK Relations in the Kim Jong Il Era.
10: Japanese-North Korean Relations Under the Koizumi Government.
11: Sino–North Korean Relations in the Post–Cold War World.
12: Russo–North Korean Relations Under Kim Jong Il.
13: North Korea–South Korea Relations in the Kim Jong Il Era.
14: Future Prospects.
15: Bi-Multilateral Approaches to Defusing Nuclear Crisis: Beyond the Six-Party Talks as Peace Strategy.
16: Why Hasn’t North Korea Collapsed?: Understanding the Recent Past, Thinking About the Future.
Bibliography.
List of Contributors.
Index.