Elites and Political Power in South Korea

Elites and Political Power in South Korea

by Byong-Man Ahn
     
 

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. See more details below

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781840649710
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/2003
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. IThe Pattern of Research into Government
1Korea and the Korean government3
Pt. IIThe Korean Political Culture and Bureaucracy
2The political culture of Korea17
3Bureaucracy of the Chosun dynasty30
4Bureaucracy under the colonial rule44
5The post-liberation bureaucracy56
Pt. IIITransition of the Korean Government
6Shift of political power73
7Change of the government structure106
8The rulers131
9The ruling elites150
10Crucial elections and the cycle of party politics194
Pt. IVThe Dynamics of an Intra-Political System
11The dynamics within the administrative system225
12Dynamic relationship between the executive administration and politics: intervention and neutrality254
13Dynamic relationship between the executive and legislative branch272
14Dynamic relationship between politics and economy291
Index325

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