By Valérie Gelézeau,Koen De Ceuster,Alain Delissen
As tensions stay at the Korean peninsula, this publication appears to be like again at the decade of greater inter-Korean relatives and engagement among 1998 and 2008, referred to now because the ‘Sunshine coverage’ period. relocating past conventional monetary and political views, it explores how this decade of intensified cooperation either affected and reshaped current actual, social and psychological barriers among the 2 Koreas, and the way this ‘de-bordering’ and ‘re-bordering’ has replaced the respective attitudes in the direction of the opposite.
Based round 3 key topics, ‘Space’, ‘People’, and ‘Representations’, this e-book appears on the tangible and intangible parts of touch created through North-South engagement in the course of the years of the light coverage. ‘Space’ specializes in the border areas and discusses how the border displays the dynamics of a number of forms of exchanges and connections among the 2 Koreas, in addition to the recent territorial constructions those have created. ‘People’ addresses concerns in human interactions and social organisations, North Korean defectors within the South, transferring styles of North-South festival within the ‘Korean’ diaspora of post-Soviet imperative Asia, and the particular and actual presence of the opposite in quite a few social settings. eventually, ‘Representations’ analyses identical to the opposite Korea because it is produced, circulated, altered/falsified and obtained (or now not) on both sides of the Korean border.
The members to this quantity draw on a vast spectrum of disciplines starting from geography, anthropology and archaeology, to media experiences, heritage and sociology, with a view to exhibit how the department among North and South Korea services as an important matrix for geographical, social and mental constructions on either side of the border. As such, this publication will entice scholars and students from quite a few fields of research, together with Korean reviews, Korean tradition and society, and diplomacy extra greatly.
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