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North Korea

Overview page. Subjects: World History.

A north-east Asian country. Consisting of the northern half of the Korean peninsula, mostly above the 38th parallel, North Korea was formed from the zone occupied by the Soviet Union at the...

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North Korea

Edited by David P. Forsythe.

in Encyclopedia of Human Rights

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 9964 words.

The transgressions of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), the formal name of North Korea, against the

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Korea, North

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 489 words.

A north-east Asian country. Consisting of the northern half of the Korean peninsula, mostly above the 38th parallel, North Korea

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Korea, North

Peter Stalker.

in A Guide to Countries of the World

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Geography. 909 words.

Increasingly unpredictable, North Korea now presents a significant nuclear threat

Officially, this is the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Around

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Korea, North

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 626 words.

A north-east Asian country. Consisting of the northern half of the Korean peninsula, mostly above the 38th parallel, North Korea was formed from the zone occupied by the Soviet Union at the...

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North Korea

Boris Kondoch.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Responsibility to Protect

June 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; International Relations; Law and Politics. 6737 words.

North Korea ranks among the least free societies in the world. The human rights situation inside the country has been described by the first UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human...

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North Korea

Denny Roy.

in Return of the Dragon

July 2013; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 6423 words.

This chapter examines the tension between China and the United States over nuclear proliferation by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), more commonly known as North Korea....

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North Korea

Overview page. Subjects: World History.

A north-east Asian country. Consisting of the northern half of the Korean peninsula, mostly above the 38th parallel, North Korea was formed from the zone occupied by the Soviet Union at the...

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North Korean Asylum Seekers and Dual Nationality

Andrew Wolman.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

December 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 10964 words.

In recent years an increasing number of North Korean escapees have attempted to claim asylum outside of South Korea. One of the principal legal questions that tribunals face when addressing...

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North Korean Refugees and International Refugee Law

Elim Chan and Andreas Schloenhardt.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

July 2007; p ublished online July 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 14234 words.

The severe food crisis of the 1990s forced thousands of North Koreans to leave their country in search of food. Most of them crossed the border into China, to which the Government of the...

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Soviet Koreans in North Korean Literature

Tatiana Gabroussenko.

in Soldiers on the Cultural Front

July 2010; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 9788 words.

This chapter examines the Soviet influence on North Korean literature by considering the activity of Russianized or Soviet Koreans, with particular emphasis on Cho Ki-ch'ŏn (1913–1951)....

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Politics of North Korea

Victor Cha and Ji-Young Lee.

in Political Science

P ublished online August 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 11280 words.

Today North Korea is perhaps the world’s most closed country whose totalitarian political system is built on a family dynastic succession. Founded in 1948, the politics of the Democratic...

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North Korea and Syria

Bruce E. Bechtol.

in North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa

August 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Military History. 7090 words.

North Korea has been proliferating chemical weapons, ballistic missiles, conventional arms, advisers, trainers, engineers, and technicians for a variety of projects to Syria for many years....

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Arms Control Law in Crisis? A Study of the North Korean Nuclear Issue

Masahiko Asada.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 0 words.

The North Korean nuclear issues have exposed the international community to a great proliferation risk for more than ten years. They have grown particularly serious since North Korea...

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North Korea’s Weapons of Mass Destruction

Walter C. Clemens.

in North Korea and the World

July 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 7796 words.

In this chapter, Clemens discusses how North Korea’s development and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction posed a variety of challenges to regional and global security. Clemens...

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North Korea’s External Economic Relations, 1990–2016

Stephan Haggard and Marcus Noland.

in Hard Target

June 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 14784 words.

This chapter considers a variety of indicators on the nature of North Korea’s external economic relations, including its direction and composition of trade. These data suggest why...

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How North Korea Got the Bomb

Walter C. Clemens.

in North Korea and the World

July 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 9036 words.

In Chapter Six, Clemens discusses North Korea’s interest in all things nuclear. Beginning with North Korean anxieties when the US started to deploy nuclear artillery shells and Honest John...

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North Korea's foreign economic relations

Stephan Haggard and Marcus Noland.

in International Relations of the Asia-Pacific

May 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Relations; East Asian Studies. 10035 words.

Many debates about engagement with North Korea hinge on the precise nature of North Korea's foreign economic relations: whether trade and investment are on commercial or non-commercial...

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Why Care about North Korea?

Walter C. Clemens.

in North Korea and the World

July 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 5668 words.

In chapter one, Clemens discusses the Responsibility to Protect and how it pertains to North Korea. Clemens also discusses North Korea’s challenges to regional and global security. For more...

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North Korean Critics as Political Executioners

Tatiana Gabroussenko.

in Soldiers on the Cultural Front

July 2010; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 13811 words.

This chapter considers the phenomenon of North Korean literary criticism in the period 1945–1960 and its role in the development of North Korean literature. Particular attention is given to...

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The Political Economy of North Korea

Stephan Haggard and Marcus Noland.

in Hard Target

June 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 11939 words.

This chapter considers characteristics of authoritarian regimes in general, and North Korea in particular, that affect their vulnerability to sanctions. These include the core constituents...

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