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Industrial Relations in Korea: Diversity and Dynamism of Korean Enterprise Unions from a Comparative Perspective

Industrial Relations in Korea: Diversity and Dynamism of Korean Enterprise Unions from a Comparative Perspective

1st Edition

Jooyeon Jeong
October 19, 2009

A key factor in Korea's economic success is the nature of industrial relations in Korean business and industry. Joo-Yeon Jeong presents a comprehensive survey of the current state of industrial relations in Korea. He shows how union membership has changed over recent decades, and how the...

The Development of Modern South Korea: State Formation, Capitalist Development and National Identity

The Development of Modern South Korea: State Formation, Capitalist Development and National Identity

1st Edition

Kyong Ju Kim
May 21, 2009

The Development of Modern South Korea provides a comprehensive analysis of South Korean modernization by examining the dimensions of state formation, capitalist development and nationalism. Taking a comparative and interdisciplinary approach this book highlights the most...

Women, Television and Everyday Life in Korea: Journeys of Hope

Women, Television and Everyday Life in Korea: Journeys of Hope

1st Edition

Youna Kim
April 15, 2009

Fusing audience research and ethnography, the book presents a compelling account of women’s changing lives and identities in relation to the impact of the most popular media culture in everyday life: television. Within the historically-specific social conditions of Korean modernity, Youna Kim...

Transformations in Twentieth Century Korea

Transformations in Twentieth Century Korea

1st Edition

Yun-shik Chang, Steven Hugh Lee
April 15, 2009

This edited collection traces the social, economic, political, and cultural dimensions of Korea’s dramatic transformation since the late nineteenth century. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, the chapters examine the internal and external forces which facilitated the transition towards...

Korea in the New Asia: East Asian Integration and the China Factor

Korea in the New Asia: East Asian Integration and the China Factor

1st Edition

Francoise Nicolas
April 15, 2009

Since the late 1970s a number of regional developments have impacted upon South Korea’s political and economic standing in Asia. China’s spectacular growth and closer integration with its neighbouring economies, along with a tendency toward more assertive political and diplomatic activity, have...

North Korea in the World Economy

North Korea in the World Economy

1st Edition

Eun Kwan Choi, E. Han Kim, Yesook Merrill
May 15, 2003

Mention North Korea to people today and they will conjure up many unflattering images, particularly in the wake of George W. Bush denouncing the state as part of an "axis of evil". Despite this cold war type rhetoric, the state of North Korea has begun to recognise the difficult challenges that it...

Social and Economic Policies in Korea: Ideas, Networks and Linkages

Social and Economic Policies in Korea: Ideas, Networks and Linkages

1st Edition

Dong-Myeon Shin
March 27, 2003

The sustained remarkable economic growth in the East Asian countries - Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore - has brought about a great deal of debate over the role of the state in the market and society. Shin analyses the dynamic process of state interventions in the economy and...

Market and Society in Korea: Interest, Institution and the Textile Industry

Market and Society in Korea: Interest, Institution and the Textile Industry

1st Edition

Dennis McNamara
April 04, 2002

Assessing the roles of capital, labour, and state, McNamara discovers a distinctive style of interest bargaining to bridge uncertainties and foster entrepreneurship. The textile industry serves as a microcosm of the broader social changes of the past five decades. Dramatic transitions from family...

The Politics of Economic Reform in South Korea: A Fragile Miracle

The Politics of Economic Reform in South Korea: A Fragile Miracle

1st Edition

Tat Yan Kong
September 28, 2000

This comprehensive and authoritative account of the development of the Korean economy combines an historical approach with a substantial treatment of the new economy. Its fresh analysis of the recent transition and systematic treatment of labour issues represent a significant contribution to the...

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