Human Remolding in North Korea: A Social History of Education

Human Remolding in North Korea: A Social History of Education

By: Dong-kyu Kim (author), Hyung-Chan Robert H. Kim (author)Hardback

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Human Remolding in North Korea offers a comprehensive overview of the historical development of education in North Korea from 1945 through 2004. This study examines major political, economic, social, and cultural changes that have influenced North Korean education. It also explores the nature and characteristics of various indoctrination programs aimed at training children to hate America and American political and military leadership and provides content analysis of major textbooks used in North Korea.

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Hyung-chan Kim is Editor of Occasional Papers at the Korean American Historical Society and Professor Emeritus of Education at Western Washington University. He holds an Ed.D from Vanderbilt University's George Peabody College.


Chapter 1 Prologue Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 Land, People, and History Chapter 4 Introduction to Marxism, 1945-53 Chapter 5 Emergence of Juche Ideology, 1954-60 Chapter 6 Confirmation of Juche Ideology 1961-70 Chapter 7 Refinement of Juche Ideology, 1971-1986 Chapter 8 Juche under Siege: Managing Crisis, 1987-present Chapter 9 Pre-School and Primary Education Chapter 10 Secondary and Higher Education Chapter 11 Index Chapter 12 Epilogue Chapter 13 Bibliography

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/08/2005
  • ISBN13: 9780761831723
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 294
  • ID: 9780761831723
  • weight: 612
  • ISBN10: 076183172X

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