North Korean Review, Vol. 2, No. 1 (Spring 2006)


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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, [email protected]. (Other correspondence to McFarland.)

Bibliographic Details

Edited by Suk Kim
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages: 120
Bibliographic Info:
Copyright Date:
pISBN: 1110020000021
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents


Death Sentence for North Korea’s Principle of Self-Reliance?     3


Market-Enhancing Governance on the Korean Peninsula: The Role of Credibility and Transitional Institutions     5

North Korea’s Foreign Trade: An Indicator of Political Dynamics     27

Developments and Prospects of the North Korean Economic Policies since 1990     3
The Effectiveness of Economic Sanctions: The Case of North Korea     50

North Korea’s Move to a Market Economy: Is Reunification with South Korea Necessary?     66

Between Peace and War: The Proliferation Security Initiative and North Korea     75

The North Korean Human Rights Act of 2004     80

The North Korean Human Rights Act of 2004: More Rhetoric or a New U.S. Policy Statement?     89

Getting Around Pyongyang’s Hard-Liners     99


Chronologies     103

North Korean Economic Data     113

Call for Papers     118

Book Reviews & Awards

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