The rise and fall of anti-American sentiment in South Korea: Deconstructing hegemonic ideas and threat perception

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)


This article examines anti-American sentiment in South Korea by taking a closer look at the ways in which hegemonic ideas of anti-North Korea and pro-U.S. have been deconstructed. It argues that the extent to which South Koreans perceive a North Korean threat exerts a significant influence on anti-American sentiment in South Korea.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)946-964
Number of pages19
JournalAsian Survey
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Oct

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Sociology and Political Science

Cite this