Contemporary South Korean Society: A Critical Perspective

Contemporary South Korean Society: A Critical Perspective

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ISBN-13: 9781138857322
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/27/2015
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

Hee-yeon Cho is Professor at the School of Social Science and NGO Graduate School, Sungkonghoe University, Seoul, South Korea

Lawrence Surendra currently holds a Chair in Economics at the University of Mysore, South India

Hyo-je Cho is Professor of sociology at Sungkonghoe University, Seoul, South Korea

Table of Contents

Preface, Hee-Yeon Cho, Lawrence Surendra, and Hyo-Je Cho 1. The Structure of the South Korean Developmental Regime and Its Transformation:An Analysis of the Developmental Regime of Statist Mobilization and Authoritarian Integration in the Anticommunist Regimentation, Hee-Yeon CHO 2. Gender Inequality and Patriarchal Order Recontexualized, CHO Uhn 3. Regionalism: Its Origins and Substance with Competition and Exclusion, Kim, Wang-Bae 4. Economic Development and Women's Status in Korea, KONG Mee-Hae 5.Social Class and Income Inequality in Korea, SHIN Kwang-Yeong 6. Changes in Social Movements in the Post-Dictatorship Context in South Korea-Focused on Three Dimensions, Hee-Yeon CHO 7. Growth and Crisis of the Korean Citizens’ Movement, Kim Dong-Choon 8. Two Concepts of Human Rights in Contemporary Korea, Hyo-Je CHO 9. A Frame Analysis of Women's Policies of Korean Government and Women’s Movements in the 1980s and 1990s, Kyounghee Kim 10. The Netizen Movement: A New Wave in the Social Movements of Korea, Jinsun Lee 11. Corruption in government-business relations in Republic of Korea, Rajiv Narayan 12. The environmental movement in South Korea, Sungbok Yun 13. South Korea – the "making" of a working class in a newly industrialized country, John Minns 14. Neoliberal Globalization and Labor Relations in Korea, Lee, Byoung-Hoon 15. Labor Movements in Democratized Korea: An Old or New Social Movement?, Lee Yoonkyung 16. Mobilizing the Public Opinions for/against Foreign Labor Policies in Korea, 1995-2005: NGOs, Trade Unions, and Employers Association in Contested Terrain, Dong-Hoon Seol

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