Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -110) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
I. Executive summary. Modernization and democracy Human rights, refugees, and independent media Economic development, participation, and market reform Findings and suggestions II. North Korea's current challenges. Politics. The Worker's Party of Korea "Military-first" politics and the rise of the National Defense Commission The health of Kim Jong Il, leadership succession, and promotion of family in the leadership structure Military. The Korean People's Army and the military-society relationship The nuclear issue Economy. The North Korean economy and its current situation July 2002 economic adjustment measures Domestic economy, "speed battles," and currency revaluation Foreign trade and investment, the Kaesong Industrial Complex, and Kumgang Mountain Tourism Society. Difficult economic situation Human rights conditions Media III. The international community's engagement with North Korea. Modernization and democracy. Changes in North Korea : a critical view Advancing democracy through modernization Promoting political liberalization in North Korea : the case of Burma North Korean human rights, refugees, and media. Human rights organizations Refugees Independent media Economic development, participation, and market reform IV. Conclusion : North Korea's road to modernization.
KPC2460 .N67 2010
Seoul : Institute for Far Eastern Studies, Kyungnam University ; Boulder, CO : Distributed outside of North and South Korea by Lynne Rienner Publishers,