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The Vanguard: Change in South Korea

David T. Johnson and Franklin E. Zimring

in The Next Frontier: National Development, Political Change, and the Death Penalty in Asia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195337402
eISBN:
9780199868674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337402.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In South Korea and Taiwan, capital punishment has been highly open to change during the development and democratization processes, and its importance in those societies has been deeply political and ... More


Tensions Between the Democratic Ideal and Reality: South Korea

Richard Rose, Doh C. Shin, and Neil Munro

in Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Government

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295686
eISBN:
9780191600043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295685.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The greater the gap between democratic ideals and reality, the greater the resulting tension. This chapter presents a model of tension in a new democracy and applies it to the Republic of Korea ... More


Korean Democracy in Transition: A Rational Blueprint for Developing Societies

HeeMin Kim

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129945
eISBN:
9780813135748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129945.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

As Asian countries emerge as global economic powers, many undergo fundamental political transformations. This book evaluates the past thirty years of political change in South Korea, including the ... More


Growing Pains: Alliance Formation and the Road to Conflict in Korea

Thomas J. Christensen

in Worse Than a Monolith: Alliance Politics and Problems of Coercive Diplomacy in Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142609
eISBN:
9781400838813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142609.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines how problems and politics in the nascent alliances and alignments in both the communist and anticommunist camps affected security relations between the two camps in the first ... More


Korea (Democratic People's Republic/ North Korea)

Mark B. Suh

in Elections in Asia and the Pacific : A Data Handbook: Volume II: South East Asia, East Asia, and the South Pacific

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249596
eISBN:
9780191600012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249598.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Includes all relevant information on national elections and referendums held in South Korea since independence in 1948. Part I gives a comprehensive overview of South Korea's political history, ... More


Infusing Commitment with Credibility: The Role of Security Assurances in Cementing the U.S.-ROK Alliance

Scott Snyder and Joyce Lee

in Security Assurances and Nuclear Nonproliferation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778275
eISBN:
9780804784917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778275.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter investigates the role of security assurances in four phases of U.S.–Republic of Korea (ROK) alliance interaction: the Park Chung-hee period, a period of revitalized alliance cooperation ... More


After Military Rule in Asia: South Korea, Thailand, and Indonesia

Zoltan Barany

in The Soldier and the Changing State: Building Democratic Armies in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137681
eISBN:
9781400845491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137681.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses three Asian states: South Korea, Thailand, and Indonesia. The “good” case, South Korea, has been remarkably successful in consolidating democracy and carving out a proper place ... More


“Who Owns the Nation?”: Cold War Competition over Zainichi Koreans in Japan

Jaeeun Kim

in Contested Embrace: Transborder Membership Politics in Twentieth-Century Korea

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804797627
eISBN:
9780804799614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804797627.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 2 examines the prolonged and vehement competition between North and South Korea over the allegiance of colonial-era Korean migrants who remained in Japan in the context of decolonization and ... More


Reluctant Embrace and Struggles for Inclusion: Korean Chinese “Return” Migration to Post–Cold War South Korea

Jaeeun Kim

in Contested Embrace: Transborder Membership Politics in Twentieth-Century Korea

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804797627
eISBN:
9780804799614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804797627.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Post Cold-War transborder membership politics gained momentum from the influx of Korean Chinese into South Korea. Chapter 4 highlight the protracted confusion, uncertainty, and indeterminacy that ... More


South Korea’s Growing Confidence

Brad Glosserman and Scott A. Snyder

in The Japan-South Korea Identity Clash: East Asian Security and the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171700
eISBN:
9780231539289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171700.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter describes how South Korea's remarkable economic and political development over the past two decades has shaped public opinion and national identity. Conversations with leading South ... More


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