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The Korean Wave: Retrospect and prospect: Introduction

@article{Jin2017TheKW,
  title={The Korean Wave: Retrospect and prospect: Introduction},
  author={Dal Yong Jin and Taejin Yoon},
  journal={International Journal of Communication},
  year={2017},
  volume={11},
  pages={2241-2249}
}
The Korean Wave (hallyu in Korean) marks a historical point and celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2017. The Korean Wave primarily started with a few well-made television dramas that were popular in East Asia, and the local cultural industries have advanced several cultural forms, including K-pop and digital games, which have gradually penetrated global markets. This Special Section focuses on the origin of the Korean Wave, and the articles emphasize either theoretical challenges in hallyu… 

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