TITLE

NOTHING LEFT

AUTHOR(S)
Demick, Barbara
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
New Yorker;7/12/2010, Vol. 86 Issue 20, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the potential for economic and social collapse in North Korea. The author highlights the life of Song-hee, a female Chinese teenager who decided to seek refuge in Yanji, China, after escaping by walking across the frozen Tumen River. The status and education of women and refugees in China and Korea are discussed alongside the devaluation of Korean currency in November 2009. Other topics of discussion include the Workers' Party, currency reform, and the unstable economic state of North Korea.
ACCESSION #
52018396

 

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