Think. Discuss. Act. South Korea

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South Korea Resources


Ton Se Han, “The Korean Conception of Sex,” The Generations (May, 1970) Seoul: Sedae.

Ki Yong Yi, “Religions in Korea,” Korean Studies, (1983) Seoul: Hyonamsa.


Nancy Abelman (2003) The Melodrama of Mobility: Woman, Talk, and Class in Contemporary South Korea, Honolulu: Univ. of Hawaii Press.

Michael Breen (2004) The Koreans: Who They Are, What They Want, Where Their Future Lies, New York: St. Martin’s Griffin, 286pp.

Min Hong Choi (1980) A Modern History of Korean Philosophy, Seoul: Sung Mun Sam.

James H. Grayson (1989) Korea: A Religious History, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Sang Bok Han (1987) The Korean Patterns of Life and Way of Thinking, Seoul: The Academy of Korean Studies.

Kyung Moon Hwang (2010) A History of Korea, New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 309pp.

Jasper Kim (2006) Crisis and Change: South Korea in a Post-1997 New Era, Seoul: Ewha Womans University Press.

Young Un Kim (1981) The Japanese and the Koreans, Seoul: Purigipum Namu.

Bon Ho Koo (1992) Socio-Cultural Factors in the Industrialization of Korea, San Francisco: ICS Press.

Chang So Lee, ed. (1981) Modernization of Korea and the Impact of the West, Los Angeles: East Asian Studies Center, USC.

Frederick Arthur Mckenzie (1908/1975) The Tragedy of Korea, Seoul: Yonsei Univ. Press.

Boyé Lafayette De Mente (2012) The Korean Mind: Understanding Contemporary Korean Culture, Tokyo: Tuttle Publishing, 466pp.

Chung Hee Soh (1991) The Chosen Women in Korean Politics: An Anthropological Study, New Yok: Praeger Publishers.

Daniel Tudor (2012) Korea: the Impossible Country, North Clarendon, VT: Tuttle Publishing, 336pp.  This journalist based in South Korea draws on his own observations, study, and significant interviews to provide ex-pats with a close view of the country’s rapid rise from “ashes to an economic, political and cultural phenomenon.”

Tong Shik Yu (1965) Religions and Christianity, Seoul: Kiddokyo Sohoe.

Tae Rim Yun (1971) The Structure of Their Minds, Seoul: Hyonamsa.

Yi Hum Yun, et al. (1986) Religions in Korea, Seoul: Korean Overseas Information Service.

Dean Borgman
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