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Published by Cornell University Press .
Written in English


  • Asian studies,
  • Consumer issues,
  • Political economy,
  • Consumption (Economics),
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Korea,
  • East Asia,
  • Economics - Macroeconomics,
  • Asia - Korea,
  • Consumer Behavior - General,
  • Sociology - General

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Edition Notes

ContributionsSheldon Garon (Editor), Patricia L. Maclachlan (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7848822M
ISBN 100801473020
ISBN 109780801473029

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