By Adam Cathcart,Robert Winstanley-Chesters,Christopher K. Green
In the years because the dying of Kim Jong-il and the formal acknowledgement of Kim Jong-un as head of kingdom, the North Korean regime has made a sequence of strikes to additional increase and consolidate the ideological foundations of Kimism and cement the younger leader’s legitimacy. old narratives have performed a severe, if frequently ignored, position during this approach. This publication seeks to chronicle those historic alterations and continuities.
Continuity and alter in North Korean Politics explores the reliable and transferring political, cultural and financial landscapes of North Korea within the period of Kim Jong-un. The members install various methodologies of research all in favour of the content material, narratives and discourses of politics below Kim Jong-un, tracing its ancient roots and modern sensible and conceptual manifestations. relocating past so much analyses of North Korea’s political and institutional ideologies, the ebook explores uncharted areas of social and cultural family, together with children’s literature, fisheries, grassland reclamation, commemorative tradition, and gender. through interpreting severe moments of swap and continuity within the country’s prior, it builds a holistic research of nationwide politics because it is presently deployed and skilled.
Demonstrating how ancient, political and cultural narratives stay tailored to fit new and not easy situations, this e-book could be of curiosity to scholars and students of Korean experiences, Korean Politics and Asian Studies.
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