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Crony capitalism : corruption and development in South Korea and the Philippines

Author: David C Kang
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Series: Cambridge studies in comparative politics.
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"Why has the literature on Asian development not addressed the issue of money politics in Korea? How can we reconcile the view of an efficient developmental state in Korea before 1997 with reports of massive corruption and inefficiency in that same country in 1998 and 1999? Politics is central to the answer. In this book Kang makes two arguments. First, political - not economic - considerations dominated policy  Read more...
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Kang, David C. (David Chan-oong), 1965-
Crony capitalism.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002
(DLC) 2001025806
(OCoLC)46565158
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David C Kang
ISBN: 0511041918 9780511041914 0521808170 9780521808170 052100408X 9780521004084 9780511606175 0511606176 9780511044557 0511044550 0511156782 9780511156786
OCLC Number: 56131182
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 203 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: The puzzle and the theory --
Comparing Korea and the Philippines --
Institutions: bureaucrats and rulers --
Mutual hostages in Korea --
Bandwagoning politics in the Philippines --
Democracy in the 1980s and the financial crisis of 1997 --
Conclusion: corruption and development.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in comparative politics.
Responsibility: David C. Kang.
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