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Reading the “Korean Wave” as a Sign of Global Shift

  title={Reading the “Korean Wave” as a Sign of Global Shift},
  author={Cho Han Hae‐joang},
In this paper, I examined the discourse surrounding the “Korean Wave,” within South Korea media from 2001 till 2005. The cultural nationalist, the neoliberal, and the postcolonial camps were drawing the discursive terrain of the Korean Wave, sometimes clashing and at other times engaging each other in strategic compromises. The initial diverse discourses congealed and merged in their concentration on economic profit later on, which is indicative of a neoliberal turn in the 2000s Korea. The… 

Globalization, or the logic of cultural hybridization: the case of the Korean wave

This article explores a regionally specific phenomenon and logic of transnational popular cultural flow as an example to illustrate the complexity involved in the cultural hybridization thesis and

The Korean Wave as a source of implicit cultural policy: Making of a neoliberal subjectivity in a Korean style

The Korean Wave provides an effective vehicle for implicit cultural policies concerning the formation of a neoliberal subjectivity of young-generation South Koreans. By looking at two web dramas

Architectures of pirate film cultures: encounters with Korean Wave in “Northeast” India

This essay examines the multiple force fields within which South Korean films and teleserials circulate in Northeastern India.1 It looks at the complex imbrications of infrastructure, the political

[On This Topic] Transnationality of Popular Culture in the Korean Wave

Korean popular culture and its digital technologies are everywhere. From Japan and China in East Asia, the U.S. and Canada in North America, and to Chile, Argentina, and Brazil in Latin America, many


This study questions the term ‘East Asia’ by investigating its usage in South Korean mass media and academic discourse about the Korean Wave and by reframing the Korean Wave as a source of new

Rearticulating Black Mixed-Race in the Era of Globalization

Since the mid-2000s, the term multiculturalism has entered the Korean lexicon as migration has become more and more prevalent due to globalization. The cornerstone of this multicultural explosion was

Globalization, East Asian media cultures and their publics

In the last two decades, media and cultural globalization has reached another level of development and penetration. While various (national) media markets have been penetrated and integrated by the

Korean-Wave celebrities between global capital and regional nationalisms

ABSTRACT This article examines conflicts over the transnationalization of South Korean celebrities in the wake of the Korean Wave (Hallyu) in the twenty-first century. I consider a number of

Cultural Policy in the Korean Wave: An Analysis of Cultural Diplomacy Embedded in Presidential Speeches

This article examines the changes and developments of the Korean government’s attitude to the Korean Wave, connecting with the notion of cultural diplomacy. It investigates presidential speeches and

Joint Research: Prospects for Regional Integration in East Asia: The Role of South Korea Globalization of the National and the Nationalization of the Global -How the Korean Wave connects Korea and East Asia- Participant:

The term Korean Wave refers to a cultural trend which started in the mid-1990s outside of Korea, mainly in China and Japan, then gradually spread to other Asian countries and further on to other



'You are entrapped in an imaginary well': the formation of subjectivity within compressed development - a feminist critique of modernity and Korean culture

One day in November 1997, South Koreans suddenly heard the news that their country needed a ® nancial bailout by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Up until the mid-1990s, South Korea’s

Recentering Globalization: Popular Culture and Japanese Transnationalism

Globalization is usually thought of as the worldwide spread of Western—particularly American—popular culture. Yet if one nation stands out in the dissemination of pop culture in East and Southeast

Disjuncture and Difference in the Global Cultural Economy

Arjun Appadurai’s essay ‘Disjuncture and Difference in the Global Cultural Economy’ popularized the idea of ‘global flows’. He argues that these flows are ‘disjunctive’ and ‘chaotic’ in character and

Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing and Transculturation

1st edition contents List of Illustrations Preface Introduction: Criticism in the contact zone Part I Science and sentiment, 1750-1800 Science, planetary consciousness, interiors Narrating the

Dissolving the Public Realm? The Logics and Limits of Neo-liberalism

  • J. Clarke
  • Political Science
    Journal of Social Policy
  • 2004
This paper explores the changing fortunes of the public realm during the last two decades. It poses the problem of how we think about globalisation and neo-liberalism as forces driving these changes.

Bungeo eomneun bungeoppang-i jal pallyeo? " (Carp Bread Without Carp. Does It Sell Well?). Munhwa yondae (Cultural Action) 21

  • Bungeo eomneun bungeoppang-i jal pallyeo? " (Carp Bread Without Carp. Does It Sell Well?). Munhwa yondae (Cultural Action) 21
  • 2001

Dongasia-neun wae hanguk seuta-e yeolgwang haneun-ga? " (Why East Asians Go Wild with Korean Stars?)

  • Image of Korea
  • 2002

Rogue Flows: Trans-Asian Cultural Traffic

"Rogue Flows brings together some of the best and most knowledgeable writers on consumption and cultural theory to chart the under-explored field of cultural flows and consumption across different