Social and Political Changes in Korea|
Fall 2020 not offered
Korea is currently the only divided country in the world, with two different political systems--democracy and dictatorship. This course explores developments on the Korean peninsula in the modern to contemporary period. We will examine social change, demography, culture, politics, and economy, as well as various social and cultural issues facing Korean society today.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS-MN)(CEAS-Polit Econ)(CGST-MN)
Eckert, Carter. 1990. KOREA OLD AND NEW: A HISTORY. Seoul: Ilchokak for Korea Institute, Harvard University.
Cumings, Bruce. 1997. KOREA'S PLACE IN THE SUN: A MODERN HISTORY. New York: W. W. Norton.
SOURCES OF KOREAN TRADITION: VOLUME TWO: FROM THE SIXTEENTH TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURIES.
Shin, Gi-Wook et al. 2007. RETHINKING HISTORICAL INJUSTICE AND RECONCILIATION IN NORTHEAST ASIA: THE KOREAN EXPERIENCE. London and New York: Routledge.
Tudor, Daniel and James Pearson. 2015. NORTH KOREA CONFIDENTIAL: PRIVATE MARKETS, FASHION TRENDS, PRISON CAMPS, DISSENTERS AND DEFECTORS. Rutland: Turtle.
Brinton, Mary. 2001. WOMEN'S WORKING LIVES IN EAST ASIA. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Park, Chung-shin. 2003. PROTESTANTISM AND POLITICS IN KOREA. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
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Midterm examination, short paper, final examination
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