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Contentious activism & inter-Korean relations

Author: Danielle L Chubb
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2014]
Series: Contemporary Asia in the world.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In South Korea, debate over relations with the North is a contentious subject that transcends traditional considerations of physical and economic security. Political activists play a critical role in shaping the discourse as they pursue the separate yet connected agendas of democracy, human rights, and unification. Providing international observers with a better understanding of how South Korean policy makers manage  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2013022232
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Danielle L Chubb
ISBN: 0231536321 9780231536325
OCLC Number: 870663448
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 272 pages .)
Contents: Political activism and inter-Korean relations --
Political activism, discursive power, and norm negotiation --
Political activism under Yushin and the Kwangju Uprising, May 1980 --
From Kwangju to democracy, 1980-1987 --
South Korea in transition, 1987-1997 --
A new era of inter-Korean relations, 1998-2007 --
Conclusion : inter-Korean relations from a South Korean perspective.
Series Title: Contemporary Asia in the world.
Other Titles: Contentious activism and inter-Korean relations
Responsibility: Danielle L. Chubb.
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In South Korea, debate over relations with the North is a contentious subject that transcends traditional considerations of physical and economic security. Political activists play a critical role in shaping the discourse as they pursue the separate yet connected agendas of democracy, human rights, and unification. Providing international observers with a better understanding of how South Korean policy makers manage inter-Korean relations, this volume traces the debate from the 1970s through South Korea's democratic transition. Focusing on four case studies?the 1980 Kwangju uprising, the.

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In this meticulously researched book, Danielle L. Chubb reveals that South Korean policies toward the North are about far more than strategic considerations. Reaching beyond prevailing state-centric Read more...

 
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