Korea's Democratization / Edition 1

Korea's Democratization / Edition 1

by Samuel S. Kim
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521530229

ISBN-13: 9780521530224

Pub. Date: 08/01/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Although the Republic of Korea is regarded as a shining example of democracy in East Asia and a secure electoral democracy, its journey toward democratic consolidation is far from complete. Some of the best scholars on Korean politics explore and assess the complex interplay of the facilitating and inhibiting factors that have influenced and reshaped Korea's…  See more details below

Overview

Although the Republic of Korea is regarded as a shining example of democracy in East Asia and a secure electoral democracy, its journey toward democratic consolidation is far from complete. Some of the best scholars on Korean politics explore and assess the complex interplay of the facilitating and inhibiting factors that have influenced and reshaped Korea's democratic consolidation process at all levels of state and society as well as the prospects for consolidation in the coming years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521530224
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/01/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Tables and Figures
Contributors
Preface
1Korea's Democratization in the Global-Local Nexus3
2Mass Politics, Public Opinion, and Democracy in Korea47
3Civil Society in Democratizing Korea81
4Redrafting Democratization Through Women's Representation and Participation in the Republic of Korea107
5Korean Nationalism, Anti-Americanism, and Democratic Consolidation135
6Regional Politics and Democratic Consolidation in Korea161
7Crafting and Consolidating Constitutional Democracy in Korea181
8Security and Democracy in South Korean Development201
9The Developmental State and Democratic Consolidation in South Korea220
Bibliography245
Index261

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