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Korean Workers: The Culture and Politics of Class Formation

Hagen Koo - Business & Economics - 2001 - 240 pages
Forty years of rapid industrialization have transformed millions of South Korean peasants and their sons and daughters into urban factory workers. Hagen Koo explores the ...
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Reassessing the Park Chung Hee Era, 1961-1979: Development, Political ...

Hyung-A Kim, Clark W Sorensen - History - 2011 - 245 pages
This book examines the rationale and ideals behind Park’s philosophy of national development in order to evaluate the degree to which the national character and moral values ...
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Consolidating Democracy in South Korea

Larry Jay Diamond, Byung-Kook Kim - Political Science - 2000 - 253 pages
A review of the dilemmas, tensions and contradictions arising from democratic consolidation in South Korea. It explores the turbulent features of Korean democracy in its first ...
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The Making of Modern Korea

Adrian Buzo - History - 2007 - 232 pages
This fully updated second edition of The Making of Modern Korea provides a thorough, balanced and engaging history of Korea from 1910 to the present day. The text is unique in ...
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Transformations in Twentieth Century Korea

Yun-shik Chang, Steven Hugh Lee - Political Science - 2006 - 384 pages
This edited collection traces the social, economic, political, and cultural dimensions of Korea’s dramatic transformation since the late nineteenth century. Taking an ...
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The Development of Modern South Korea: State Formation, Capitalist ...

Kyong Ju Kim - History - 2007 - 256 pages
The Development of Modern South Korea provides a comprehensive analysis of South Korean modernization by examining the dimensions of state formation, capitalist development and ...
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Two Koreas in Development: A Comparative Study of Principles and Strategies ...

Byoung-Lo Philo Kim - History - 1995 - 240 pages
The startling revolutions of recent years have had as great an impact on Northeast Asia as on Eastern Europe. Gorbachev's cautious withdrawal of support for North Korea and his ...
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A Concise History of Modern Korea: From the Late Nineteenth Century to the ...

Michael J. Seth - History - 2009 - 304 pages
This comprehensive and balanced history of modern Korea explores the social, economic, and political issues it has faced since being catapulted into the wider world at the end ...
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Understanding Korean Politics: An Introduction

Soong Hoom Kil, Chung-in Moon - History - 2010 - 376 pages
Presents an indispensable survey of contemporary Korean politics.
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