Contemporary practices: South Korea

Han, G-S. 2016

Funeral capitalism: commodification and digital marketing of funeral services in contemporary Korea’, Korean Studies, 40, 58-77.

Han, G-S. 2019

Funeral Rites in Contemporary Korea: The Business of Death, Springer.

Park, C-W. 2010

‘Funeral transformations in contemporary South Korea’, Mortality, 15:1, 18-37.

Teather, E., Rii, H. & Kim, E. 2001

‘Seoul’s deathscapes: incorporating tradition into modern time-space’, Environment and Planning A, 33, 1489-1506.


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