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Climate Change Adaptation in South Korea: Environmental Politics in the Agricultural Sector

Publisher: , 2015
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Climate change will impact ecosystems and production processes. Thus, adaptation to climate change has become a prevalent concept in environmental politics worldwide. In South Korea, climate change is expected to be above the global average. As response, the South Korean government has initiated climate change adaptation in diverse sectors. In this book, the entire process, from formulation and development, implementation and reaction of involved people is examined in a particular sector, agriculture. Theoretically framed as an Actor-Network, this study highlights current developments of South Korean politics, the tensions of urban-periphery development, and the status of agriculture.

Susann Schäfer (Dr. rer. nat.) conducted research in the DFG project TERRECO at the University of Bayreuth, Germany, and worked there as a lecturer from 2011 to 2014. Since 2015 she is a lecturer at the University of Jena, Germany. Her research foci are climate and energy politics in East Asia, knowledge transfer, and network theories.

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