Elites and Political Power in South Korea

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Overview

This well-balanced research of theoretical arguments and empirical analysis will appeal to scholars, public officials and politicians interested in Korean affairs, and also scholars and students in the field of Korean studies. A comparative perspective of Korea's party politics and bureaucracy will be found here for those interested in East Asian Affairs.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781840649710
  • Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/1/2003
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

List of tables
List of figures
Preface
Pt. I The Pattern of Research into Government
1 Korea and the Korean government 3
Pt. II The Korean Political Culture and Bureaucracy
2 The political culture of Korea 17
3 Bureaucracy of the Chosun dynasty 30
4 Bureaucracy under the colonial rule 44
5 The post-liberation bureaucracy 56
Pt. III Transition of the Korean Government
6 Shift of political power 73
7 Change of the government structure 106
8 The rulers 131
9 The ruling elites 150
10 Crucial elections and the cycle of party politics 194
Pt. IV The Dynamics of an Intra-Political System
11 The dynamics within the administrative system 225
12 Dynamic relationship between the executive administration and politics: intervention and neutrality 254
13 Dynamic relationship between the executive and legislative branch 272
14 Dynamic relationship between politics and economy 291
Index 325
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