Peer-reviewed journal articles

Pil Ho Kim (2022) “Songs of the Multitude: The April Revolution, the 6.3 Uprising, and South Korea’s Protest Music of the 1960s,” Korean Studies Vol. 46, No. 1, pp. 107-134.

Pil Ho Kim and Makayla Cherry (2022) “Cheollima, Ten Times Faster? The Gangseon Steel Mill and the Cultural Turn in North Korea’s Mass Mobilization Campaign,” Ideology and Economic Policy in North Korea: Policy and Research Paper Series on the North Korean Economy, edited by Yonho Kim, pp. 7-19, The George Washington University Institute for Korean Studies.

Pil Ho Kim and Wonseok Lee (2020) “Industrial Hip Hop against the Hip Hop Industry: The Critical Noise of XXX”, Journal of World Popular Music Vol.7, No. 2, pp. 190-208.

Pil Ho Kim (2019) “In Liberation Village: The Production of Cinematic Space for Early North Korean Refugees”, Journal of Japanese and Korean Cinema Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 137-153.

Katy Kwon and Pil Ho Kim (2019) “Will the Dormant Volcano Erupt Again? Mt. Paektu and Contemporary Sino-Korean Relations”, The Asia-Pacific Journal Vol. 17, Issue. 1, No. 4.

Pil Ho Kim and Woojin Jung (2018) “Ownership and Planning Capacity in the Asian-Style Development Cooperation: South Korean Knowledge Sharing Program to Vietnam”, Korea Observer Vol. 49, No. 2, pp. 349-368.

Pil Ho Kim (2017) “Guns over Rice: The Impact of US Military Aid on South Korean Economic Reconstruction”, International Development Cooperation Review Vol 9, No. 1, pp. 33-50.

Pil Ho Kim (2016) “Hybridity of Cultural Nationalism in Korean Popular Music: From Saeui Chanmi to Jeongtong Hip-hop”, Korean Journal of Popular Music Vol. 18, pp. 219-246.

Pil Ho Kim (2015) “Rip-current Gentrification in Gangnam, Seoul: The Cases of Garosu-gil and Sai-gil”, Korean Journal of Urban History Vol. 14, pp. 87-123 (in Korean).

Eun Mee Kim, Pil Ho Kim, Jinkyung Kim (2013) “From Development to Development Cooperation: Foreign Aid, Country Ownership, and the Developmental State in South Korea”, The Pacific Review Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 313-336.

Pil Ho Kim and C. Colin Singer (2011) “Three Periods of Korean Queer Cinema: Invisible, Camouflage, and Blockbuster”, Acta Koreana Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 115-134.

Pil Ho Kim (2010) “The East Asian Welfare State Debate and Surrogate Social Policy: An Exploratory Study on Japan and South Korea”Socio-Economic Review Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 411-435.

Pil Ho Kim and Hyunjoon Shin (2010) “The Birth of Rok: Cultural Imperialism, Nationalism and the Glocalization of Rock Music in South Korea, 1964-1975”, positions: east asia cultures critique Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 199-230.

Pil Ho Kim (2010) “Little Chang, Big City: Asian Diaspora in American Independent Rock”Korean Journal of Popular Music, Vol. 6, pp.  97-120 (in Korean).

Pil Ho Kim (2004) “Political Preferences and Attitudes towards the Welfare State: Cross-national Comparison of Germany, Sweden, the U.S. and Japan”Comparative Sociology, Vol.3, No.3-4, pp. 321-351.


Edited volumes and book chapters

Pil Ho Kim (2016) “Korean Rock’s Journey from Group Sound to Indie Punk” in Hyunjoon Shin and Seung-ah Lee ed., Made in Korea: Studies in Popular Music, London: Routledge

Pil Ho Kim and Woojin Jung (2015) “Does Domestic Welfare Reform Spill into Development Assistance Overseas? The South Korean Case” in Reza Hasmath ed., Inclusive Growth, Development and Welfare Policy: A Critical Assessment, London: Routledge.

Eun Mee Kim and Pil Ho Kim ed. (2014) The South Korean Development Experience: Beyond Aid, London: Palgrave MacMillan.

Hyunjoon Shin and Pil Ho Kim (2014) “Birth, Death, and Resurrection of Group Sound Rock” in Kyung Hyun Kim and Youngmin Choe ed., Korean Popular Culture Reader, Durham: Duke University Press.


Solicited reviews and other invited writings

Pil Ho Kim (2020) Seoul: Memory, Reinvention, and the Korean Wave by Ross King”, Acta Koreana Vol. 24, No. 2, pp.166-170.

Pil Ho Kim (2020) “The Politics of Cultural History: Revisiting Yusin- and Minjung-era South Korea”, Journal of Asian Studies Vol. 79, No. 3, pp. 772-776.

Pil Ho Kim (2016) “I Can Hear Your Voice (Loud and Clear): Korean Popular Music in the 1990s”, SeMA Gold Exhibition X: Korean Art in the Nineties, Seoul Museum of Art (reprinted in Korean Journal of Popular Music Vol. 21, pp. 114-132)

Pil Ho Kim (2015) Locating Neoliberalism in East Asia: Neoliberalizing Spaces in Developmental States (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012) edited by Bae-Gyoon Park, Richard Child Hill, Asato Saito for Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 44, No. 3, pp. 398-399.

Hyunjoon Shin and Pil Ho Kim (2006) “IASPM’s 13th Biennial Conference: A Review from the Periphery”, Popular Music, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 127-130.