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Troubled Transition

North Korea's Politics, Economy and External Relations

Troubled Transition( )
Editor: Choe, Sang-Hun
Shin, Gi-Wook
Straub, David
Publication Date:Apr 2013
Publisher:Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $39.99
Book Description:

Kim Jong-il once declared he would transform North Korea into a 'great and powerful country' by 2012, apparently believing that nuclear weapons would compel the international community to engage on his terms. With no such prospect in sight, North Korea faces a multitude of intractable problems. Will North Koreans accept his son as their leader, and will he embrace new thinking to solve the country's problems? Why do North Korean leaders resist reform of an economic system that...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / World / Asian
Business & Economics / Economic Conditions
Political Science / International Relations / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.2 x 22.8 cm
Book Weight:0.483 Kilograms
Author Biography
Sang-Hun Choe, along with Charles J. Hanley and Martha Mendoza, was awarded the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting for breaking the No Gun Ri story. Choe is an Associated Press reporter in South Korea.


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