North Korean Review, Vol. 6, No. 1 (Spring 2010)


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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)
Pages: 141
Bibliographic Info:
Copyright Date: 2010
pISBN: 1110020000061
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents


North Korean Review and Social Science Citation Index      3


Human Rights Policies of China and Japan towards North Korea: Domestic Agendas and International Norms (Mikyoung Kim)      6

U.S.–North Korea Relations under the Obama Administration: Problems and Prospects (Hong Nack Kim)      20

Paradigm Conflicts among Allies: Historical Origins of the U.S.–ROK Split over North Korea (Ray Dongryul Kim)      37

North Korea’s Trade and Foreign Direct Investment: Does North Korea Follow Vietnam’s Path? (Kang H. Park)      54

Reform without Transition: The Economic Situation in North Korea since the July 1, 2002, Measures (Un-Chul Yang)      71

U.S.–North Korean Relations: Classifications Based on Policy Decisions and Their Effect on the Korean Peninsula (Seung Hyun Lee)      88

Phases of the Relationship between East Germany and North Korea after World War II (Sven Horak)      100


Teaching English to North Korean Refugees in South Korea: An Interview with Karen Choi (Alzo David-West)      108

North Korean Newsbriefs (Alzo David-West)      120

Book Reviews (Bernhard Seliger)      128

Call for Papers and Style Guide      138

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.