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Law and society in Korea

Author: Hyunah Yang
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA, USA : Edward Elgar, 2013.
Series: Elgar Korean law.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book sets out a panoramic view of law and society studies in South Korea, considering the factors that have made this post-colonial war-torn country economically and politically successful. The contributors examine societal and historical conditions that are reflected in - or that were shaped by - the law, through a variety of lenses; including law and development, law and politics, colonialism and gender,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hyunah Yang
ISBN: 9781848443389 1848443382 9781781953631 1781953635
OCLC Number: 810950125
Language Note: English.
Description: xvii, 236 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Law and Development : The Korean Experience / Dai-kwon Choi --
The Rule of Law and Forms of Power : Theorizing the Social Foundations of the Rule of Law in South Korea and East Asia / Chulwoo Lee --
Colonialism and Patriarchy : Where the Korean Family System (Hoju) System had been Located / Hyunah Yang --
Korean's Perception of Pyungdeung (Equality) / Ilhyung Lee --
The Normative Phenomenon of Public Sector in Korean Society / Jeong-Oh Kim --
The Legal Development in Korea : Juridification and Proceduralization / Sangdon Yi and Sung Soo Hong --
The Making of Public Interest Law in South Korea via the Institutional Discourses of Minbyeon, PSPD and Gonggam / Patricia Goedde --
Recent Reforms in Legal Profession and Legal Education / Dohyun Kim --
The Constitutionalisation of the Representative System in Korea / Kuk-Woon Lee --
Transitional Justice in Korea : Legally Coping with Past Wrongs after Democratization / Kuk Cho.
Series Title: Elgar Korean law.
Responsibility: edited by Hyunah Yang.
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This book sets out a panoramic view of law and society studies in South Korea, considering the factors that have made this post-colonial war-torn country economically and politically successful.  Read more...

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'As dynamic as legal change has been in South Korea, it has also been understudied, at least until the arrival of this wonderful collection of essays. The authors, who are all leading figures in the Read more...

 
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