Concluding Remarks



Similar to all other cultural features in general, funeral rites in modern Korea have been rapidly evolving, impacted by a number of socio-economic factors. This book is an attempt to sketch the changes to funeral rites in progress rather than some already-settled cultural features. A rapid development of the digital media and advertising, a notable environmental concern and an increase in the longevity of human life make some of the influential factors.


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  1. 1.School of Media, Film and JournalismMonash UniversityCaulfield EastAustralia

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