Africa's Global Engagement: Perspectives from Emerging Countries
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South Korea’s Engagement with Africa

A History of the Relationship in Multiple Aspects

Editors: Chang, Yongkyu (Ed.)

  • Presents first comprehensive approach to South Korea- Africa relations
  • Looks at South Korea- Africa relations and examines various aspects of it
  • Discusses the intellectual and practical implications on the future of Korea-Africa relations
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This book represents the first scholarly attempt to summarize and analyze how Korea’s relationship with Africa has been shaped in policy and non-policy aspects. It shows how far it has come and where it goes. The book recognizes that Korea-Africa relations, though relatively new, break ground by acknowledging the importance of a diligent endeavor to carry out post-colonial development, and have continued to grow as we find promising progress and opportunities in the mutual cooperation between the two. This book is all-inclusive, covering Korea’s academic, economic, diplomatic, and civil engagements with Africa. It investigates untold aspects of Korea-Africa relations.

About the authors

Dr. Yongkyu Chang is a professor at the Division of African Studies, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS), South Korea. He received his Ph.D. in anthropology at University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa. Dr Chang specializes in African belief systems and the creolization with other cultural and religious elements in the wave of globalization. He has conducted researches in South Africa and Ghana respectively on the topic. 

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
South Korea’s Engagement with Africa
Book Subtitle
A History of the Relationship in Multiple Aspects
Editors
  • Yongkyu Chang
Series Title
Africa's Global Engagement: Perspectives from Emerging Countries
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-329-013-6
DOI
10.1007/978-981-32-9013-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-329-012-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 198
Number of Illustrations
20 b/w illustrations
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