TITLE

Chapter 6: The Start of a Sort of Reform: Change and Regime Survival

PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
North Korea: The Paranoid Peninsula;2007, p138
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 6 of the book "North Korea: The Paranoid Peninsula, A Modern History" is presented. It focuses on the economic reforms implemented by North Korea under the leadership of Kim Jong-Il to address the country's economic crisis. Those reforms include the 2002 wages and pricing reforms, the food rationing system and creation of farmer's markets. The country's lack of foreign currency reserves, political isolation and self-reliance attitude are cited as major barriers to the economic reform.
ACCESSION #
31614977

 

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