This book argues that North Korea has outlived forecasts of its collapse because of Juche-a unique political institution built on the simple notion of self-determination, whose meanings and limits have been shaped by Koreans' experiences with colonialism, war, and development amidst surrounding superpowers that have complicated their aspirations.
Intro Title Page Acknowledgments Making Sense of North Korea Colonial Origins of Juche The Making of the Juche State in Postcolonial North Korea The Suryŏng System as the Center of Juche Institution The Rise and Demise of Juche Agriculture in North Korea North Korea's Internal Politics and U.S. Foreign Policy Select Bibliography Index About the Contributors.
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Print version: Suh, Jae-Jung Origins of North Korea's Juche