Contested Citizenship in East Asia: Developmental Politics, National Unity, and Globalization

Contested Citizenship in East Asia: Developmental Politics, National Unity, and Globalization

by Kyung-Sup Chang
     
 

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The rapid economic growth of East Asian countries in the last two decades has not always been matched by democratic progress. Employing the framework of social rights and active citizenship, this volume examines the tensions between economic growth and the developmental state, on the one hand, and social rights and civil liberties on the other, in East Asia.

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The rapid economic growth of East Asian countries in the last two decades has not always been matched by democratic progress. Employing the framework of social rights and active citizenship, this volume examines the tensions between economic growth and the developmental state, on the one hand, and social rights and civil liberties on the other, in East Asia.

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ISBN-13:
9781136900860
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/15/2011
Series:
Routledge Advances in Sociology
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
280
File size:
16 MB
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Kyung-Sup Chang is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Institute for Social Development and Policy Research at Seoul National University. His research interests include: developmental politics and social policy, comparative modernities (compressed modernity), post-socialist transitions in Asia. His work on these issues has appeared in journals including Economy and Society, World Development, Journal of Development Studies, International Sociology. He is also author of South Korea under Compressed Modernity: Familial Political Economy in Transition (Routledge, 2010).

Bryan Turner is the Presidential Professor of Sociology and the Director of the Committee on Religion at the City University of New York. He has published extensively in this area, and books include Muslims in Singapore (Routledge, 2009), and The Body in Asia (Berghahn, 2010). He has also edited The Routledge International Handbook of Globalization Studies (Routledge, 2010), The Routledge Handbook of Body Studies (Routledge, 2012), and is the founding editor of Citizenship Studies.

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