Born, G., & Hesmondhalgh, D. (2000). Western music and its others difference, representation, and appropriation in music. Univ. of California Press. (Not directly about K-pop or Korean music but about how the West sees music outside of its own culture).
Howard, K. (2016). Michael Fuhr : Globalization and popular music in South Korea: Sounding out K-Pop. xiii, 256 pp. New York: Routledge, 2016. ISBN 978 1 138 84001 0. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 79(3), 703-704. doi:10.1017/S0041977X16000732
Lie, J. (2012). What is the K in K-pop? South Korean popular music, the culture industry, and national identity. The Korea Observer, 43(3), 339-363. https://doi.org/10.29152/koiks