The Resource The capitalist unconscious : from Korean unification to transnational Korea, Hyun Ok Park, (ebook)

The capitalist unconscious : from Korean unification to transnational Korea, Hyun Ok Park, (ebook)

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The capitalist unconscious : from Korean unification to transnational Korea
Title
The capitalist unconscious
Title remainder
from Korean unification to transnational Korea
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Hyun Ok Park
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eng
Summary
The unification of North and South Korea is widely considered an unresolved and volatile matter for the global order, but this book argues capital has already unified Korea in a transnational form. As Hyun Ok Park demonstrates, rather than territorial integration and family union, the capitalist unconscious drives the current unification, imagining the capitalist integration of the Korean peninsula and the Korean diaspora as a new democratic moment. Based on extensive archival and ethnographic research in South Korea and China, The Capitalist Unconscious shows how the hegemonic democratic politics of the post-Cold War era (reparation, peace, and human rights) have consigned the rights of migrant laborers-protagonists of transnational Korea-to identity politics, constitutionalism, and cosmopolitanism. Park reveals the riveting capitalist logic of these politics, which underpins legal and policy debates, social activism, and media spectacle. While rethinking the historical trajectory of Cold War industrialism and its subsequent liberal path, this book also probes memories of such key events as the North Korean and Chinese revolutions, which are integral to migrants' reckoning with capitalist allures and communal possibilities. Casting capitalist democracy within an innovative framework of historical repetition, Park elucidates the form and content of the capitalist unconscious at different historical moments and dissolves the modern opposition among socialism, democracy, and dictatorship. The Capitalist Unconscious astutely explores the neoliberal present's past and introduces a compelling approach to the question of history and contemporaneity
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Midwest
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Park, Hyun Ok
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306.3/4209519
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Korea (South)
  • Capitalism
  • Korea (North)
  • Socialism
  • Korean reunification question (1945- )
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adult
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The capitalist unconscious : from Korean unification to transnational Korea, Hyun Ok Park, (ebook)
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multicolored
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1 online resource
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9780231540513
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12142256
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remote
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12142256
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The capitalist unconscious : from Korean unification to transnational Korea, Hyun Ok Park, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231540513
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12142256
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12142256
System control number
MWT12142256
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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