Hybridity and the rise of Korean popular culture in Asia

@article{Shim2006HybridityAT,
  title={Hybridity and the rise of Korean popular culture in Asia},
  author={Doobo Shim},
  journal={Media, Culture \& Society},
  year={2006},
  volume={28},
  pages={25 - 44}
}
  • Doobo Shim
  • Published 2006
  • Political Science
  • Media, Culture & Society
Recent developments in East and Southeast Asian media markets provide an opportunity to revisit a common assumption about media globalization. A newly coined phrase - Korean wave - which refers to the popularity of Korean media culture across East and Southeast Asia, is a metaphor for thinking about this recent regional media development. Through an examination of the recent big leap of the Korean media industries, this article argues that the US dominance thesis regarding globalization is not… Expand
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