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Transnational Korean Cinema: Cultural Politics, Film Genres, and Digital Technologies
by Dal Yong Jin
Rutgers University Press, 2020
Cloth: 978-1-9788-0789-1 | eISBN: 978-1-9788-0790-7 | Paper: 978-1-9788-0788-4
Library of Congress Classification PN1993.5.K6J55 2019
Dewey Decimal Classification 791.4309519

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
In Transnational Korean Cinema author Dal Yong Jin explores the interactions of local and global politics, economics, and culture to contextualize the development of Korean cinema and its current place in an era of neoliberal globalization and convergent digital technologies.

The book emphasizes the economic and industrial aspects of the story, looking at questions on the interaction of politics and economics, including censorship and public funding, and provides a better view of the big picture by laying bare the relationship between film industries, the global market, and government. Jin also sheds light on the operations and globalization strategies of Korean film industries alongside changing cultural policies in tandem with Hollywood’s continuing influences in order to comprehend the power relations within cultural politics, nationally and globally. This is the first book to offer a full overview of the nascent development of Korean cinema.
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