Tag Archives: South Korea

Issue 3 for 2018 published

Issue number 3 for Volume 48 (2018) of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This number is a regular issue, featuring six research articles, a commentary and four book reviews. Two of … Continue reading

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Issue 2 for 2018 published

Issue number 2 for Volume 48 (2018) of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This number is a special issue, featuring two additional research articles and book reviews. The special issue is … Continue reading

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Limited Pluralism in a Liberal Democracy

Seoul National University’s Erik Mobrand‘s new article “Limited Pluralism in a Liberal Democracy: Party Law and Political Incorporation in South Korea,” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1441428) has been published online. This is another article in the special collection edited by Priya Chacko and … Continue reading

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Precarious Work and the Elderly in Korea

The elderly work. In South Korea, with a relatively immature welfare system, they are increasingly working in poorly paid and insecure jobs. In “Precarious Elderly Workers in Post-Industrial South Korea” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1423370), Yun-Young Kim and Sophia Seung-Yoon Lee of the … Continue reading

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US bases and Korea

“Bases That Leave: Consequences of US Base Closures and Realignments in South Korea” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1397728) is a new article at JCA’s site with our publisher. Author Claudia J. Kim is a PhD student with the Department of Political Science at … Continue reading

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The End of the Developmental State

Iain Pirie of the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick in the UK has been a keen participant in debates about the developmental state in East Asia. In his new article, “Korea and Taiwan: The … Continue reading

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Demystifying the Park Chung-Hee Myth

In “Demystifying the Park Chung-Hee Myth: Land Reform in the Evolution of Korea’s Developmental State” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1334221), Jong-Sung You of the Australian National University’s Department of Political & Social Change, seeks to unravel some of the underpinnings of claims regarding … Continue reading

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