Soft power and the Korean Wave

  title={Soft power and the Korean Wave},
  author={Joseph S. Nye and Youna Kim},

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

OER “produsage” as a model to support language teaching and learning

Language education faculty face myriad challenges in finding teaching resources that are suitable, of high quality, and allow for the modifications needed to meet the requirements of their course

The sustained incremental multi-actor multi-action building of South Korean soft power in Indonesia

ABSTRACT Since the end of the East–West divide in the 1990s, the world has slowly lost its US-based unipolarity to globalisation, and a shift towards East Asia. This phenomenon has given more space

Media as soft power: the role of the South Korean media in North Korea

  • K. Chung
  • Political Science, Art
    The Journal of International Communication
  • 2018
ABSTRACT The Korean Wave, or Hallyu, the transnational mobility of South Korean popular culture, has spread globally, including to communist North Korea. This study perceptively examines the South

Olympic Winter Games in Non-Western Cities: State, Sport and Cultural Diplomacy in Sochi 2014, PyeongChang 2018 and Beijing 2022

  • J. Lee
  • Education
    The International Journal of the History of Sport
  • 2021
Abstract The summer and winter Olympics share the five-ring logo. However, their social and political connotations differ. The Olympic Winter Games displays an aura of a game for the rich and

How media reported on Korean wave?: Focusing on the analysis of news coverage of Republic of Korea

  • Y. Oh
  • Art
    Journal of Intercultural Communication Research
  • 2021
ABSTRACT This study examined the recent issue and perception towards Korean wave on media coverage in Republic of Korea. Korean wave (Hallyu) that refers to a preference of Korean cultural contents,

Loving idols: K-pop and the limits of neoliberal solidarity in Cuba

In the 2010s, new forms of hand-to-hand digital media piracy displaced state control over media distribution in Cuba and facilitated the influx of global media, including K-Pop, just as Cuban

Hybridity, Confucianism, and Ambiguity in the South Korean Soft Power Model in Hallyu 1.0

This paper aims to analyze K-drama’s phenomenon as a popular cultural product that generated Hallyu 1.0 and South Korea’s soft power. Past literature suggests this manufactured television drama is a

BTS as method: a counter-hegemonic culture in the network society

This study focuses on the BTS sensation, examining how three entities – digital networks, the K-pop industry, and fandom – have engaged in the production of an alternative global culture. Based on a