The Park Chung Hee Era

The Park Chung Hee Era

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ISBN-13: 9780674061064
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 04/01/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Ezra F. Vogel is Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences Emeritus at Harvard and former Director of Harvard’s Fairbank Center for East Asian Research and the Asia Center.

Jorge I. Domínguez is Antonio Medero Professor of Mexican and Latin American Politics and Economics, Harvard University.

Table of Contents

Contents Introduction Part One - Born in a Crisis 1. The May Sixteenth Military Coup 2. Taming and Tamed by the United States 3. State Building: The Military Junta’s Path to Modernity through Administrative Reforms Part Two - Politics 4. Modernization Strategy: Ideas and Influences 5. The Labyrinth of Solitude: Park and the Exercise of Presidential Power 6. The Armed Forces 7. The Leviathan: Economic Bureaucracy under Park 8. The Origins of the Yushin Regime: Machiavelli Unveiled Part Three - Economy and Society 9. The Chaebol 10. The Automobile Industry 11. Pohang Iron & Steel Company 13. The Chaeya 12. The Countryside Part Four - International Relations 14. The Vietnam War: South Korea’s Search for National Security 15. Normalization of Relations with Japan: Toward a New Partnership 16. The Security, Political, and Human Rights Conundrum, 1974–1979 17. The Search for Deterrence: Park’s Nuclear Option Part Five - Comparative Perspective 18. Nation Rebuilders: Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Lee Kuan Yew, Deng Xiaoping, and Park Chung Hee 19. Reflections on a Reverse Image: South Korea under Park Chung Hee and the Philippines under Ferdinand Marcos 20. The Perfect Dictatorship? South Korea versus Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Mexico 21. Industrial Policy in Key Developmental Sectors: South Korea versus Japan and Taiwan Conclusion: The Post-Park Era Notes Acknowledgments List of Contributors Index of Persons

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Stephan Haggard

This remarkable book will establish itself as the most significant work on the Park period.

Stephan Haggard, Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, University of California San Diego

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