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South Korea’s 70-Year Endeavor for Foreign Policy, National Defense, and Unification

Authors: Nam, S.-W., Rhee, S.-W., Kim, M., Kim, Y.-H., Han, Y.-S., Chung, Y.-S., Yoo, S.-O.

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  • Collects Korea's finest scholars in extended reflection on the issues of reunification
  • Frames contemporary conflicts on the Korean peninsula in a historical perspective
  • Explores potential futures of a post-reunification Korea
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This book brings Korea's finest foreign policy minds together in contemplating the risks and rewards of finally ending the 70 year stalemate between North and South Korea through reunification. While North Korea is in conflict with the United States over denuclearization and regime security, the South Korean government is focusing on economic development preparing for the day when the two Koreas are unified. This book will help scholars, activists and policy-makers from all over the world systematically understand the current diplomatic and security issues in the Korean peninsula.

About the authors

Sung-Wook Nam is Professor at the Department of Unification and Diplomacy, Korea University, South Korea. 
Sang-Woo Rhee was Professor of Political Science at Sogang University, South Korea, and served as President of Hallym University, South Korea.
Myongsob Kim is Professor at the Department of Political Science and Diplomacy, Yonsei University, South Korea.
Young-Ho Kim is Professor at the Department of Political Science and Foreign Affairs, Sungshin Women’s University, South Korea.
Yong-Sub Han is Professor at the Graduate School of Security at the Korea National Defense University, South Korea.
Young-Soon Chung is Professor at the Graduate School of Korean Studies, Academy of Korean Studies, South Korea.
Sung-Ok Yoo was a member of South Korean National Security Council and served as President of the Institute for National Security Strategy in South Korea.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)
  • Introduction: South Korea’s 70-Year Endeavor in the Areas of Foreign Policy, National Defense, and National Unification—Retrospect and Vision for the Future

    Pages 1-36

    Rhee, Sang-Woo

  • Two Koreas in International History

    Pages 37-86

    Kim, Myongsob

  • Diplomatic Achievement of the Republic of Korea and Challenges in the Twenty-First Century

    Pages 87-119

    Kim, Young-Ho

  • Seventy Years of Independence and Inter-Korean Relations

    Pages 121-149

    Chung, Young-Soon

  • ROK’s Unification Policy to Overcome National Division

    Pages 151-218

    Yoo, Seong-Ok

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eBook $44.99
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-1990-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
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Hardcover $59.99
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $59.99
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-4717-7
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
South Korea’s 70-Year Endeavor for Foreign Policy, National Defense, and Unification
Authors
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Academy of Korean Studies
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-1990-7
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-1990-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-1989-1
Softcover ISBN
978-981-13-4717-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 291
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