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Non-Traditional Security Issues in North Korea

Kyung-Ae Park


The concept of security has undergone significant change in the past few decades: it has been broadened to include a greater number of potential threats and an increased number of relevant actors. Yet, the vast majority of studies on North Korea continue to focus primarily on the country’s nuclear weapons program, its military, and other traditional security issues surrounding Pyongyang. While North Korea captures headlines with its aggressive behavior and growing nuclear arsenal, the ground-level threats to average, everyday North Koreans go largely unnoticed. This book seeks to refocus resea ... More

Keywords: North Korean security, transnational organized crime, nuclear weapons program, Pyongyang, military, non-traditional security, energy security, gender security

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780824837396
Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016 DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824837396.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kyung-Ae Park, editor
University of British Columbia