Kwak, D., Kang, I., Rosentraub, M., Ko, Y. (Eds.) (2017). (Re)-discovering sports in contemporary Korea. London: Routledge.
Kang, I. (2016). A sinking nation. Seoul: OhmyBooks.
Kang, I. (2012). Destroyed and ignored: Essays on social change. Seoul: OhmyBooks.
Kang, I. (2008). Reading into American cultural codes. Seoul: Inmul & Sasang.
PARTS OF BOOKS PUBLISHED
Kang, I. (2017). “Yushin as a visual metaphor: A semiotic analysis of the Fourth Republic’s comic art propaganda.” In Y. Ryu et al (Eds.), Perspectives of contemporary Korea: Cultures of Yushin. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
Kang, I. (2017). “Cloning national pride: Science, technology, and the Korean dream of joining the ‘advanced world.’” In S. Kim & R. Ku (Eds.), Science, medicine, and technology in modern Korea. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.
Kang, I. (2017). “Who’s afraid of soccer fans? The double-edged sword of South Korea’s sports nationalism.” In D. Kwak et al (Eds.), (Re)-discovering sports in contemporary Korea. London: Routledge.
Kang, I. (2015). “The political economy of idols: South Korea’s neoliberal restructuring and its impact on the entertainment labor force.” In J. Choi & R. Maliangkay (Eds.), K-pop: The international rise of the Korean music industry. London: Routledge.
Kang, I. (2014). “It all started with a bang: The role of PC bangs in South Korea’s cybercultures.” In K. Kim & Y. Choe(Eds.), Korean popular culture reader. Durham: Duke University Press.
Kang, I. (2011). "Going online in the PC graveyard: The sociocultural evolution of Japan’s mobile Internet." In D. Jin (Ed.), Global media convergence and cultural transformation: Emerging social patterns and characteristics. Hershey, PA: IGIGlobal.
Kang, I. (2003). “Semiotics: The struggle over meaning.” In KSA (Ed.), Reading culture against the grain. Seoul: Literature & Border.
Kang, I. (2002). “Advertising, masculinity, and myths of virility.” In D. Lee (Ed.), Seeing the world through semiotic windows. Seoul: Somyong.
ARTICLES PUBLISHED IN REFEREED JOURNALS
Kang, I. (2017). “Technology, culture, and meanings: How the discourses of progress and modernity have shaped South Korea’s Internet diffusion.” Media, Culture & Society.
Kang, I. (2016). “Web 2.0, UGC, and citizen journalism.” Telematics and Informatics.
Kang, I. (2014). “New technology, old habits: The decline of the Internet as a democratic tool in South Korea.” International Journal of Information Communication Technologies and Human Development.
Kang, I. (2013). Entertainment and gaming. London: Heinemann Raintree (Korean).
Kang, I. (2012). Social networks and blogs. London: Heinemann Raintree (Korean).
Kang, I. (2006). Semiotics: The basics. London: Routledge (Korean).
The end of men: And the rise of women by Hanna Rosin (New York: Riverhead Books, 2012) in Notable Books of 2012, Seoul: Bookie, 2013.
Were you born on the wrong continent? by Thomas Geoghegan (New York: The New Press, 2011) in Notable Books of 2011, Seoul: Bookie, 2012.