Globalizing Seoul: The City's Cultural and Urban Change

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In the decades following the 1997 Asian economic crisis, South Korea sought segyehwa (globalization). Evidence of this is no more evident than in the country's capital, Seoul, where urban development has been central to making the city a global hub and not just the centre of the national economy. However, recent development projects differ from those of the past in that they no longer focus solely on economic efficiency, but on the deployment of a new urban aesthetics. As Jieheerah Yun reveals in Globalizing Seoul: The City ...

Globalizing Seoul: The City's Cultural and Urban Change 2017, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138777736

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