By Valérie Gelézeau, Koen de Ceuster, Alain Delissen
As tensions stay at the Korean peninsula, this ebook appears again at the decade of more advantageous inter-Korean family members and engagement among 1998 and 2008, referred to now because the ‘Sunshine Policy’ period. relocating past conventional fiscal and political views, it explores how this decade of intensified cooperation either affected and reshaped current actual, social and psychological limitations among the 2 Koreas, and the way this ‘de-bordering’ and ‘re-bordering’ has replaced the respective attitudes in the direction of the other.
established round 3 key subject matters, ‘Space’, ‘People’, and ‘Representations’, this booklet seems on the tangible and intangible components of touch created via North-South engagement throughout the years of the light coverage. ‘Space’ specializes in the border areas and discusses how the border displays the dynamics of a number of different types of exchanges and connections among the 2 Koreas, in addition to the recent territorial buildings those have created. ‘People’ addresses matters in human interactions and social businesses, North Korean defectors within the South, moving styles of North-South festival within the ‘Korean’ diaspora of post-Soviet valuable Asia, and the particular and actual presence of the opposite in a variety of social settings. ultimately, ‘Representations’ analyses clone of the opposite Korea because it is produced, circulated, altered/falsified and got (or now not) on each side of the Korean border.
The members to this quantity draw on a huge spectrum of disciplines starting from geography, anthropology and archaeology, to media reviews, historical past and sociology, for you to convey how the department among North and South Korea capabilities as a vital matrix for geographical, social and mental constructions on each side of the border. As such, this publication will attract scholars and students from quite a few fields of research, together with Korean reports, Korean tradition and society, and diplomacy extra generally.