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North Korea, 2009-2012: A Guide to Economic and Political Developments

Author:
Jeffries, Ian (Swansea University, UK)

ISBN:
978 0 8153 6740 6
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
930
List price(s):
49.95 USD
36.99 GBP

Publication date:
13 October 2017

Full description: 

North Korea continues to be a country of great concern internationally, where future developments are uncertain, especially as a result of the succession to the leadership of Kim Jong-un following the death of Kim Jong-il. It is also a country which is relatively unknown and relatively little studied. This book provides a comprehensive, detailed survey of economic and political developments in the last few years. As such it provides many insights into the current trends which are likely to shape the country's future direction.

Table of contents: 

Introduction Part 1: Political developments 1. A chronology of political developments from 10 June 2009 to 14 December 2011 2. A chronology of political developments following the death of Kim Jong-il on 17 December 2011 Part 2: Economic developments 3. Background 4. The currency reform of late 2009 5. Markets 6. Aid 7. Foreign trade 8. Direct foreign investment 9. Economic performance (including health)

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North Korea continues to be a country of great concern internationally, where future developments are uncertain, especially as a result of the succession to the leadership of Kim Jong-un following the death of Kim Il-sung. It is also a country which is relatively unknown and relatively little studied. This book provides a comprehensive, detailed survey of economic and political developments in the last few years. As such it provides many insights into the current trends which are likely to shape the country's future direction.

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