Book review on: Jin-sung, Jang. Dear Leader. My Escape From North Korea. Atria Paperback, 2015.

Jin-sung, Jang. Dear Leader. My Escape From North Korea. Atria Paperback, 2015. Book Review – Book Review 2 will be on “Dear Leader. My Escape from North Korea”. The review must be between 5-7 pages not including the title and the reference page. The format of the review should be structured in 5 sections including: Introduction Who is the author, what kind of academic credentials the author must have to write this book; who is the publisher; who are the peer-reviewers and where in the literature of rogue states and foreign policy can you place this book? Summary What is the main argument or thesis of the book? If the author wanted you to get one idea from the book, what would it be? Summarize the main theme of the book, the purpose of the book and the method. How does the book compare or contrast to what you already know about rogue states and foreign policy? Critique What are the book’s strengths and weaknesses? What is the theoretical approach to rogue states and foreign policy the author takes? How does the author structure the argument? Is the argument persuasive? Why or why not? How does the author support their argument? What kind of evidence does the author use to demonstrate their argument? What is convincing about the evidence and do you know of other evidence that complements or conflicts with the author’s evidence? Application This section is about you. State in what ways this book has enhanced or not your understanding of rogue states and foreign policy and what will be the next book or research article you plan to read to continue to learn? Why is the topic of the book today important for foreign policy and how can the information provided in this book help strengthen U.S. foreign policy and global international relations? Policy Review Identify and assess a current issue considering the theory and the information presented in this book. Name and summarize the policy and strategy currently used; show concretely how the main theme of the book informs or strengthens the policy. Make specific policy recommendations. Submission Instructions: The Book Review must be written and submitted as a word document with 12-pt Times New Roman font. The Assignment will follow The Chicago Manual Style of citations. At least three academic sources are required to be used to complement your review. I don’t have the book, but you can get a free copy of it on audible if you have an amazon prime account. or you can read it through a free 30 day trial here: there are also various options online to try and get a copy of the book

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