Elites and Political Power in South Korea

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Edward Elgar, Jan 1, 2003 - Political Science - 339 pages
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'. . . this book significantly advances the understanding of the dynamics of Korean politics, filling a gap in the English language literature. for these reasons, this volume is certainly a recommended read.' - Young Mi Kim, Asia and Pacific In Elites and Political Power in South Korea, Byong-Man Ahn examines problems related to Korea's political and ruling systems. He examines the Korean government in a global context and explores Korea's cultural and political matrix. the author goes on to analyze political power, political parties and the elites in terms of their contribution to the ongoing cycle of dominance. An understanding of Korean government is developed, with particular attention paid to the unique pattern of its administrative system vis--vis those of other systems.

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