Conflict

Scholarly Publications

Politics of Ethnic Nationalism in Korea, The

October 1999

This study seeks to understand the conflict and tension arising from a territorially divided nation with a strong legacy of ethnic homogeneity, using the Korean case for consideration.

Journal of Korean Studies, volume 10

October 2005

Between 1979 and 1992, the JKS became a leading academic forum for the publication of innovative in-depth research on Korea.

Social Conflict and Regime Formation: A Comparative Study of South Korea and Costa Rica

December 2002

This article seeks to identify the social origins of authoritarianism in South Korea and social democracy in Costa Rica.

Other Publications

Korean Food, Korean Identity: The Impact of Globalization on Korean Agriculture

December 2005

One of the few ways to get a taste of North Korea, short of leaping through numerous hoops to get a visa to visit the country, is to eat cold noodles (naengmyen).

President Trump's Asia Inbox

February 2017

Scholars at Stanford's Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies assess the strategic situation in East Asia to be unsettled, unstable, and...

Analyzing the Structure and Performance of Kim Jong-un's Regime

June 2017

As Kim Jong-un begins his sixth year as leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), it is appropriate to shift the focus from his moves to consolidate power to the impact that the...

News

Re-imagining the U.S.-ROK Alliance

December 2006

The alliance between the Republic of Korea and the United States has been facing new pressures in recent months" says Shorenstein APARC's Dan Sneider.

Straub explains context of North-South Korea artillery fire

August 2015

North Korea today threatened military action against South Korea if it did not end its propaganda broadcasts along the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) within 48 hours.

Old Events

North Korea: New Challenges, New Solutions

February 14, 2003

The Korean peninsula has been at the center of Cold War politics ever since its 1945 territorial division, and remains so even after the demise of the Soviet empire.

Moral Clarity or Political Calculation? The U.S. Approach to Human Rights in North Korea

April 23, 2004

A buffet lunch will be available to those who RSVP by 12:00pm, Wednesday, April 21 to Rakhi Patel.

Negotiating Cultural Identities in Conflict: A Reading of Paek Kyonghae's Writings

May 7, 2004

A buffet lunch will be available to those who RSVP to Rakhi Patel at rpatel80@stanford.edu by Tuesday, May 5.

Multimedia

North Korean Nuke, THAAD, and South Korean Debates

March 2017

Video and transcript from Shorenstein APARC's Korea Program seminar on March 3, 2017, titled "North Korean Nuke, THAAD, and South Korean Debates," with Chung-in Moon, the Krause Distinguished Fellow at U.C.

The North Korea Crisis

June 2017

Video and transcript from the joint CISAC/Shorenstein APARC panel discussion, "The North Korea Crisis," on May 30, 2017, with James Person, director of the Hyundai Motor-Korea Foundation at the Center for Korean History and Public Policy; Gi-Wook...

People

Photo of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology