Professor Mikyoung Kim’s Research Articles and Book Chapters

(Updated on October 29, 2018)

 

PUBLICATIONS

Research Articles, Book Chapters, Policy Papers and Book Reviews

 

Journals:

Editor:

 North Korean Review (McFarland Publishing Co., USA, January 2011-December 2012 [SSCI journal], editor-in-chief)

Special Edition Guest Editor:

2014. Japan’s Korean War, The Review of Korean Studies, Vol. 17, No. 2 (December), Seoul: The Academy of Korean Studies [KCI journal, invited guest editor].

2013. On Korean Memory, Memory Studies Journal, Vol. 6, No. 3 (July). London: Sage Publications (SSCI journal, special editor).

Consulting Editor:

 North Korean Review (McFarland Publishing Co., USA, 2013- present)

Refereed Articles:

(IN ENGLISH)

 2018. “Editors’ Introduction: Symposium on Academic Freedom,” Journal of European Political Science, forthcoming [SCOPUS].

2018. “Academic Freedom: The Case of Japan,” Journal of European Political Science, forthcoming [SCOPUS].

2016. “Memory and Reconciliation in East Asia,” Korean Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 4: 7-21.

2015. “Japanese Perceptions of Territorial Disputes: Opinion Poll Surveys in the Southwestern Part of Japan,” East Asia: An International Quarterly, Vol. 32, No. 3 (published online on August 04, 2015; http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12140-015-9243-5) [SCOPUS].

2014. “Guest Editor’s Introduction: Japan’s Korean War,” The Review of Korean Studies, Vol. 17, No. 2 (December), Seoul: The Academy of Korean Studies: 7-14.

2014. “Tracing Memories of Tauchi Chizuko: Korean Memories of Historical Shame and the “Japanese Mother of Korean War Orphans,” Review of Korean Studies, Vol. 17, No. 2 (December), Seoul: The Academy of Korean Studies: 97-124.

  1. “Memorializing Comfort Women: Memory and Human Rights in Korea-Japan Relations,” Asian Politics & Policy, Vol. 6, No. 1 (January): 83-96 [SCOPUS]
  2. “North Korean Refugee’s Nostalgia: The Border People’s Narratives,” Asian Politics & Policy, Vol. 5, No. 4 (December): 523-41 [SCOPUS].
  3. “Human Rights, Memory and Reconciliation: Korea-Japan Relations,” The Asia-Pacific Journal, Vol 11, Issue 10, No. 2, March 11 (http://japanfocus.org/-Mikyoung-Kim/3911#).

 

  1. “Editorial: On Korean Memory,” Memory Studies, Vol. 6, No. 2 (April): 125-129 (http://mss.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/6/2/125) [SSCI].

 

  1. “The Changing Faces of Heroines: Korean Women in Folklore,” Memory Studies, Vol. 6, No. 2 (April): 218-23 (http://mss.sagepub.com/cgi/ content/ abstract/6/2/218 [SSCI]

 

  1. “The Cheonan Incident and East Asian Community Debate: North Korea’s Place in the Region,” East Asia: An International Quarterly, Vol. 28, No. 4: 275-89 (http://www.springerlink.com/content/k29787235j77g422/) [SCOPUS].

 

  1. “Gender, Work and Resistance: South Korean Textile Industry in the 1970s,” Journal of Contemporary Asia, Vol. 41, No.3: 411-30 [SSCI].

 

  1. “North Korean Human Rights Policies of China and Japan: Supremacy of Domestic Priorities over International Norms,” North Korean Review, Vol. 6, No. 1 (Spring), 6-19 [SSCI].

 

  1. “North Korea’s Place in the U.S. Presidency,” North Korean Review, Vol. 5, No. 2 (Fall), Durham, NC: McFarland & Company, 57-71 [SSCI].

 

  1. “The Processes of Japan’s North Korean Identity Construction: A Discourse Analysis of Military Threats and Human Rights,” The Journal of National Strategic Security, 8 (4): 137-84.

 

  1. “Pacifism or Pacifist Movement?: Hiroshima’s Memory Debates, 1985-1994,” The Journal of International and Area Studies 15(1): 59-76 [KCI].

 

  1. “Ethos and Contingencies: A Comparative Analysis of the Clinton and Bush

Administrations’ North Korea Policy,” Korea and World Affairs, Vol. 31, No. 2

(Summer): 79-91.

 

  1. “The U.S. Military Transformation and Its Implications for U.S.-R.O.K. Alliance,” IFANS Review, Volume 13, No. 1 (July): 15 – 39. Institute for Foreign Affairs and National Security, Seoul, Korea.

 

  1. “Why Do Small States Produce Arms? The Case of South Korea,” Korean Journal of Defense Analysis, Vol. XVII, No. 2, (Fall): 183 – 205 (with Richard Bitzinger) [KCI].

 

  1. “Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The Impact of Anti-Americanism on Locally Employed Staff at the American Embassy in Korea,” Public Personnel Management, Volume 34 No. 3: pp. 235-45 [SSCI].

 

2003 “Axis of Good: A Case Study of the South Korean Jeju Island’s Food Diplomacy with North Korea,” IFANS Review, Vol. 11, No. 2 (December): 93-120, Institute for Foreign Affairs and National Security, Seoul, Korea.

 

  1. “The Creation and Maintenance of Bottom-Rung Subcultures among the Local Hires at a Foreign Government Bureaucracy,” Korean Cultural Anthropology, Vol. 36, No. 1: 269-303 [KCI].

 

  1. “South Korean Women Textile Workers’ Labor Resistance in the Era of Export-Oriented Industrialization,” Development and Society, Vol. 32, No. 1: 71-99 [SCOPUS].

 

  1. “A Historical Survey of North Korea’s Economic Development and Trade, 1945-1984,” International Journal of Korean Unification, Vol. 11, No.2: 253-281 [KCI].

 

  1. “’This Is Not the America We Dreamed About’ vs. ‘You Don’t Treat Us Right,’” Korea Journal of Cultural Anthropology, Vol. 34, No. 1: 223-259 [KCI].

 

  1. “Economic Strain, Political Processes and Labor Disputes: A Time Series Analysis of South Korean Labor Protests, 1979-1992,” Asian Perspective Vol. 21, No.2 (Fall): 147-77 [SSCI].

 

Book Chapters:

2019. “Engaging with North Korea: Clinton’s Legacy,” Rosanna Perotti (ed.), Foreign Policy in the Clinton Administration, New York, NY: Nova Science Publishers, forthcoming.

2019. “Korean Memories and Psycho-historical Fragmentation: Compressed Modernity and the Historical Deficit,” in Mikyoung Kim (ed.), Korean Memories and Psycho-historical Fragmentation, Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan (forthcoming).

2017. “Editor’s Note,” in Jae-Jung Suh and Mikyoung Kim (eds.), Challenges of Modernization and Governance: The Sinking of the Sewol and Its Causes. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp.xii-x. 2015. “Introduction: Memory, Reconciliation and Peace in East Asia,” in Routledge Handbook of Memory and Reconciliation in East Asia, Mikyoung Kim (ed.), London and New York: Routledge, pp. 1-10.

  1. “Tauchi Chizuko: Korean Memories of Shame and Historical Reconciliation,” in Routledge Handbook of Memory and Reconciliation in East Asia, Mikyoung Kim (ed.), London and New York: Routledge, pp. 128-43.

 

  1. “Japanese Perceptions of Territorial Disputes and Its Implications for Reconciliation,” in Routledge Handbook of Memory and Reconciliation in East Asia, Mikyoung Kim (ed.), London and New York: Routledge, pp. 372-87.

 

  1. “The U.S. Foreign Policy towards South and North Korea: Power, Interests and Worldviews,” See Seng Tan and Yoichiro Sato (eds.), The U.S. Engagement in Asia, Amherst, NY: Cambria Press, pp. 115-36.

 

  1. “Memory, Human Rights and Reconciliation: Korea-Japan Relations,” Mark Gibney and Anja Mihr (eds.), Sage Handbook of Human Rights (Vol. II), pp. 909-20.

 

  1. “Embracing Asia: Japan’s Expat Politics,” in T.J. Pempel and Young Shik Bong (eds.), Japan in Crisis, Palgrave Macmillan (September), pp. 163-194.

 

  1. “Violence from Within: North Korea’s Place in East Asia Community Debates,” in Suk Hi Kim, Terence Roehrig and Bernard J. Seliger (eds.), The Survival Strategy of North Korea: Essays on Strategy, Economics and International Relations (Jefferson, NC: McFarland Publisher), pp. 180-197 (reprint of “The Cheonan Incident and East Asian Community Debate: North Korea’s Place in the Region,” East Asia: An International Quarterly, 2011, Vol. 28, No. 4: 275-89 (http://www.springerlink.com/content/k29787235j77g422/).

 

  1. “Lingering Memory Problems: Compromising Hearts and Resentful Resistance,” Marie Soderberg (ed.), Changing Power Relations in Northeast Asia: Implications for Relations between Japan and South Korea, New York and London: Routledge, pp. 119-37.

 

  1. Barry Schwartz and Mikyoung Kim, “Introduction: Northeast Asia’s Memory Problem,” in Mikyoung Kim and Barry Schwartz (eds.), Northeast Asia’s Difficult Past: Essays in Collective Memory. London and New York: Palgrave Publishers, pp. 1-30.

 

  1. “Japanese Pacifism: Problematic Memory,” in Mikyoung Kim and Barry Schwartz (eds.), Northeast Asia’s Difficult Past: Essays in Collective Memory. London and New York: Palgrave Publishers, pp. 53-70 [a developed version of an article, “Pacifism or Pacifist Movement?: Hiroshima’s Memory Debates, 1985-1994,” The Journal of International and Area Studies, 2008, 15(1): 59-76].

 

  1. “South Korean Construction of North Korean Identity: Victimization, Romanticization and Vilification,” in Rudiger Frank, James Hoare, Patrick Kollner and Susan Pares (eds.), Korea Yearbook: Politics, Economy, Society, Leiden and Boston: Brill, pp. 257-75.

 

  1. “Myths, Milieu and Facts: The History Textbook Controversies in Northeast Asia,” in East Asia’s Haunted Present: Historical Memories and the Resurgence of Nationalism, Hasegawa Tsuyoshi and Togo Kazuhiko (eds.), New York: Praeger, pp. 94-118.

 

  1. “North Korean Refugees and Human Rights Debates in China,” in Rise of China: America and Asia Respond, Kevin J. Cooney and Yoichiro Sato (eds.) London: Routledge, pp. 213-31.

 

  1. “Judging the Past: A Comparative Study of People’s Historical Perceptions in the U.S. and Korea,” in Culture in Mind: Toward A Sociology of Culture and Cognition, edited by Karen A. Cerulo. New York: Routledge (with Barry Schwartz), pp. 209-26.

 

(IN KOREAN)

 

Refereed Articles:

 

  1. “An Opinion Poll of Japanese Perceptions of Territorial Disputes,” Asia Review, Vol. 4, No. 2 (December): 205-37 (in Korean: Ilbon Kukmindul’eui Youngyu’kwon Inshik Chosa: Ilbon Seo’nambu Jiyok’eul Jungshim’euiro) [KCI].

 

  1. “A Survey of Japanese Perceptions of Territorial Disputes,” The Korean Journal of Civic Ethics, Vol. 26, No.1: 75-100.

 

  1. “Kwangju 5.18 Cemetery vs. Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum: Memory Debates Embedded in Culture,” The Korean Journal of Civic Ethics, Vol. 21, No. 1, 177-201.

 

  1. 2007. “The Japanese Perceptions of Koreans, War Memories and Korea-Japan Relations: The Co-existence of Ambivalent Memories and Strategic Calculations,” Humanities Journal, Honam University Press, Kwangju, Korea, 18(4): 75-107.

 

  1. “The Multiplicity of Female Resistance: A Study of Heroine Types in the Korean Folklore,” Humanities and Social Sciences, Pukyong National University Press, Vol. 7, No.1, pp. 65-87 (a developed version of this article appeared in English as “The Changing Faces of Heroines: Korean Women in Folklore,” Memory Studies, 2013, Vol. 6, No. 2 (April): 218-23 (http://mss.sagepub.com/cgi/ content/ abstract/6/2/218).

 

  1. “A Comparative Study of College Students’ Historical Perceptions in the U.S. and Korea,” Korean Journal of Cultural Anthropology, vol. 35, no. 2: 129-171 (with Barry Schwartz) [KCI]

 

  1. “The Coming of Unification Era: North Korean Women’s Human Rights Issues,” Korean Journal of Human Rights and Peace, Vol. 2, No. 1: 1-22.

 

  1. “Commodification of Poverty and Famine: Marketing Strategies of South Korean Humanitarian Assistance to North Korea,” Korean Social Sciences Review, Seoul National University, Vol. 22, No. 3-4: 119-150 [KCI].

 

Book Chapters:

 

  1. “Editor’s Note (Yyokun’I’eul Mal),” in Chim’mol’han Sewol’ho, Nanpa’haneun Daehan’minkook: Apchuk’kok Geunfa’hwa’wa Bokhan’jok Risk [The Sinking of Sewol and the Wreck of Republic of Korea: Compressed Modernization and Compounded Crisis] (Seoul: Hanul Publishing, with Jae-Jung Suh, co-editors), pp. 329-338.

 

  1. “The Korean Collective Memory: Tracing the Roots of Shame and Pride,” in Development, Economic Integration and Reconciliation in East Asia, Korea Comparative Sociological Association (eds.), Seoul: Arche Press, pp. 257-85.

 

(IN JAPANESE)

 

Refereed Articles:

 

  1. 2008. “A Study on Women’s Resistance in the Korea Folklore,” Hiroshima Journal of International Studies, 14(14), 47-58 (a developed version of this article appeared in English as “The Changing Faces of Heroines: Korean Women in Folklore,” Memory Studies, 2013, Vol. 6, No. 2 (April): 218-23 (http://mss.sagepub.com/cgi/ content/ abstract/6/2/218).

 

Encyclopedia Entries:

 

  1. “North Korean Famine,” Encyclopedia for Peace and Security, Tokyo: Houritsu Bunkasha, p. 128.

 

  1. “Juche Ideology,” Encyclopedia for Peace and Security, Tokyo: Houritsu Bunkasha, p. 423.

 

Research Articles Published with List Serve (with referees):

 

(IN ENGLISH)

 

  1. “Sino-China Relations: Blood Allies Without Mutual Trust,” China Policy Analysis, February 2, 2017.

https://cpianalysis.org/2017/01/31/sino-north-korean-relations-blood-allies-without-mutual-trust/

 

  1. “The US is the big winner in ‘comfort women’ agreement,” East Asia Forum, January 6 (http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2016/01/07/the-us-is-the-big-winner-in-comfort-women-agreement/).

 

  1. “Why Abe is out of touch on the comfort women controversies?” East Asia Forum, July 11 (http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2014/07/11/why-abe-is-out-of-touch-on-the-comfort-women-controversies/).

 

  1. “A War of Memories: Dissecting Doko/Takeshima Dispute,” Global Asia, Vol. 7, No. 2 (September): 74-77.

 

  1. “The Post Kim Jong-il Era and Inter-Korea Relations,” JPI Peace Net (January 17, http://www.jpi.or.kr/contents/?mid=KR1612&target_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.jpi.or.kr%2Fboard%2Fboard.html%3Fmode%3Dread%26board_id%3Dpapermorgue%26uid%3D4292).

 

  1. “Japan’s Nuclear Mercantilism: Color of the Money,” JPI Peace Net (October 5, http://www.jpi.or.kr/contents/?mid=EN1613&target_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.jpi.or.kr%2Fboard%2Fboard.html%3Fmode%3Dread%26board_id%3DEnOther%26uid%3D4220).

 

  1. “Violence from Within: North Korea’s Place in East Asian Community Debates,” The Asan Institute Issue Brief No. 4 http://www.asaninst.org/eng/publications/board_list.php?type=working_papers

 

  1. “Obamajority or Realpolitik: Japan’s Nuclear Double Standards,”Global Asia, Vol. 5, No.2 (Summer), pp. 82-86. http://www.globalasia.org/V5N3_Fall_2010/Mikyoung_Kim.html

 

  1. “Waiting for Japan’s Barack Obama,” Global Asia, Vol. 4, No.2, pp. 72-76. http://www.globalasia.org/Current_Issues/V4N2_2009/Mikyoung_Kim.html?w=mikyoung+kim.

 

  1. “Myth and Fact in Northeast Asia’s History Textbook Controversies,” Japan Focus. (http://www.japanfocus.org/_Mikyoung_Kim Myth_and_Fact_in_Northeast_Asia___s_ History_Textbook_Controversies_), reprinted by History News Network, http://hnn.us/roundup/entries/53403.html (reprint of “Myths, Milieu and Facts: The History Textbook Controversies in Northeast Asia,” in East Asia’s Haunted Present: Historical Memories and the Resurgence of Nationalism, Hasegawa Tsuyoshi and Togo Kazuhiko (eds.), 2008, New York: Praeger, pp. 94-118).

 

  1. “President Lee Myungbak’s Learning Curve,” Policy Forum Online 08-064A, Nautilus Institute, http://www.nautilus.org/fora/security/08064Kim.html.

 

  1. “Nukes and Human Rights: North Korean Escapees in China,” China Brief, Vol. V., Issue 5 (March), Jamestown Organization,

http://www.jamestown.org/programs/chinabrief.

 

  1. “Torn between Economic Reality and Political Rhetoric: North Korea’s Dilemma,” February, Policy Forum Online, Nautilus Institute, http://www.nautilus.org/fora/security.

 

  1. “Reconfiguration of the Ideological Divide in South Korea: An Update on the Post-Pyongyang Summit,” August, Policy Forum Online, Nautilus Institute, http://www.nautilus.org/fora/security.

 

(IN KOREAN)

 

  1. “Editor’s Note (Yyokun’I’eul Mal),” in Chim’mol’han Sewol’ho, Nanpa’haneun Daehan’minkook: Apchuk’kok Geunfa’hwa’wa Bokhan’jok Risk [The Sinking of Sewol and the Wreck of Republic of Korea: Compressed Modernization and Compounded Crisis] (Seoul: Hanul Publishing, with Jae-Jung Suh, co-editors), pp. 329-338.

 

  1. “Politics of Reconciliation: Preparing for the post-Unification Era [Hwahae’eui Jungchi: Tongil’ihu’rul Junbihagi],” Korea Policy, December 19: 52-55.

 

  1. “Ilbon’eui Pyonghwa’jueui’wa Anbo’hyunsil [Japanese Pacifism and Security Reality],” Jeju Peace Institute Policy Forum, Jeju Peace Institute, December 10.

(http://www.jpi.or.kr/contents/?mid=KR1710&target_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.jpi.or.kr%2Fboard%2Fboard.html%3Fmode%3Dread%26board_id%3Dassay%26uid%3D3722)

 

Book Reviews:

 

(IN ENGLISH)

2018. “”North Korea’s Hidden Revolution: How the Information Underground Is Transforming a Closed Society,” Journal of Asian Studies, forthcoming. 

 

  1. “North Korean Human Rights,” North Korean Review, Vol. 8, No. 1 (Spring): 77-79.

 

  1. “Building New Pathways to Peace,” Pacific Affairs, Vol. 85, No. 2 (June): 404-408.

 

  1. “The Hidden People of North Korea: Everyday Life in the Hermit Kingdom and Illusive Utopia: Theater, Film and Everyday Performance in North Korea,” Journal of Asian Studies, Vol. 70, No. 2: 595-96.

 

  1. “Site Fights: Divisive Facilities and Civil Society in Japan and the West,” Asian Politics and Policy, Vol. 2, Issue 2 (October/December): 691-93.

 

  1. “Social Construction of Power, Identity and Geography: The Voices from Korea, India and Tibet,” International Studies Review, Vol. 11, No. 4: 749-54.

 

  1. “The Unpredictability of the Past: Memories of the Asia-Pacific

War in U.S.-East Asian Relations,” Pacific Affairs, Vol. 81, No.1: 97-9.

 

  1. “Measured Excess: Status, Gender, and Consumer Nationalism in

South Korea,” Gender and Society, vol. 16, no. 5 (October): 748 –758.

 

  1. “Fearless Girls, Wise Women, and Beloved Sisters: Heroines in Folktales from Around the World,” Women’s Studies International Forum Vol. 22, No.3: 388-9.

 

  1. “The Common Ground of Womanhood: Class, Gender, and

Working Girls’ Clubs,” Women’s Studies International Forum Vol. 22, No.1: 266-7.

 

  1. “Living Rooms as Factories: Class, Gender, and the Satellite

Factory System in Taiwan,” Women’s Studies International Forum Vol. 21, No.2: 211-2.