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Developmental Mindset: The Revival of Financial Activism in South Korea

Elizabeth Thurbon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702525
eISBN:
9781501704178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702525.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

The Asian financial crisis of 1997–1998 was supposed to be the death knell for the developmental state. The International Monetary Fund supplied emergency funds for shattered economies but demanded ... More


China's Regulatory State: A New Strategy for Globalization

Roselyn Hsueh

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449956
eISBN:
9780801462856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449956.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Today's China is governed by a new economic model that marks a radical break from the Mao and Deng eras; it departs fundamentally from both the East Asian developmental state and its own Communist ... More


The Myth of Sequencing

Paul D. Miller

in Armed State Building: Confronting State Failure, 1898-2012

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451492
eISBN:
9780801469541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451492.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter analyzes the “sequencing” theory of state building, arguing that there is no master sequence applicable to all failed states because different states fail in different ways. Sequencing ... More


Reforming Labor Systems: Neoliberalism, Reregulation, and Social Compensation

Frederic C. Deyo

in Reforming Asian Labor Systems: Economic Tensions and Worker Dissent

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450518
eISBN:
9780801463945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450518.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines aspects of labor systems reform that are centered less on liberalization and deregulation and more on institutional reregulation and social compensation. The 1980s hegemonic ... More


External Liberalization of Trade and Investment

Frederic C. Deyo

in Reforming Asian Labor Systems: Economic Tensions and Worker Dissent

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450518
eISBN:
9780801463945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450518.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the external liberalization of trade and investment in China, South Korea, Thailand, and the Philippines. Asia's policy shift to market-oriented reform after 1980 may generally ... More


Changes in Markets and Collective Bargaining

Virginia Doellgast

in Disintegrating Democracy at Work: Labor Unions and the Future of Good Jobs in the Service Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450471
eISBN:
9780801463976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450471.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter examines changes in markets and industrial relations in the U.S. and German telecommunications industries. Government-led market liberalization (and, in Germany, privatization) has meant ... More


Voice: Squawking At Globalization

Kathleen C. Schwartzman

in The Chicken Trail: Following Workers, Migrants, and Corporations across the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451164
eISBN:
9780801468056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451164.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines the impact of globalization, in the form of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), on Mexico's commercial poultry industry. It begins by analyzing the timing of ... More


Rebirth of the Developmental State

Elizabeth Thurbon

in Developmental Mindset: The Revival of Financial Activism in South Korea

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702525
eISBN:
9781501704178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702525.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This introductory chapter briefly discusses the revival of financial activism in Korea, focusing on the developmental mindset and the ways it has historically shaped—and continues to shape—Korean ... More


Fracturing Consensus and the Abandonment of Financial Activism

Elizabeth Thurbon

in Developmental Mindset: The Revival of Financial Activism in South Korea

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702525
eISBN:
9781501704178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702525.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter analyzes the fracturing of Korea's developmental consensus in the late 1970s brought about by Korea's “growth first” strategy. Fracturing shaped Korea's approach to financial regulation ... More


Return of the State

Elizabeth Thurbon

in Developmental Mindset: The Revival of Financial Activism in South Korea

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702525
eISBN:
9781501704178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702525.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines further liberalization of the Korean economy under President Kim Dae-Jung as an answer to the 1997 Asian financial crisis. It argues that Kim aimed to redress once and for all ... More


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