North Korean Review, Vol. 1 (Spring/Fall 2005)

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About the Book

North Korean Review is the first academic journal in North America or Europe to focus exclusively on North Korea. The purpose of NKR is to provide readers with an improved understanding of the country’s complexities and the threat it presents to global stability.
International and interdisciplinary, NKR is a refereed journal published twice a year. Topics include culture, history, economics, business, religion, politics and international relations, among others.
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About the Author(s)

Suk Hi Kim, a professor of international finance, is the coordinator of finance and international business at the University of Detroit Mercy. He is the editor of North Korean Review and the founding editor of Multinational Business Review. He lives in Plymouth, Michigan. Send editorial correspondence to Suk Kim, College of Business Administration, University of Detroit Mercy, 4001 W. McNichols Road, Detroit MI 48221, tel (313) 993-1264, fax (313) 993-1673, (Other correspondence to McFarland.)

Bibliographic Details

Edited by Suk Kim
Format: softcover (7 x 10), back issue
Pages: 128
Bibliographic Info:
Copyright Date: 2005
ISSN 1551-2789
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents


Inaugural Issue      3


Economic and Financial Reform: Alternatives for North Korea     5

The July 2002 Reforms in North Korea—Liberman-Style Reforms or Road to Transformation?     22

Strategies for Inter-Korean Economic Cooperation: A Managerial Approach     38

Is North Korea a Viable Economic Partner?     52

U.S.–North Korean Relations: Foreign Policy Dilemmas     63

How to Deal with a Nuclear North Korea: Containment or Engagement     76

North Korean Telecommunications: On Hold     88

Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Gaesung Industrial Park: An Inter-Korea Business Perspective     95

Ending the North Korean Nuclear Crisis: A Proposal by the Task Force on U.S. Korea Policy     101

The U.S.–North Korean Human Rights Act of 2004: A Summary     107

Chronology of the North Korean Nuclear Crisis     113

The University of Detroit Mercy      119

Call for Papers      121

Style Guide      123

Institute for North Korea      125

Book Reviews & Awards

“Has played a defining role in the field of North Korean studies…recommend[ed] that most academic and public libraries subscribe in order to provide relevant information about Northeast Asian peace and economic prosperity.”—Library Journal.