Democratization and Its Discontents: Origins of the Present Crisis in South Korea

Authors

  • John Lie

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14452/MR-042-09-1991-02_4

Keywords:

History, Political Economy

Abstract

Double-digit growth in GNP and the recent democratization have drawn attention to South Korea as the model of third world development. Yet even as Goldstar TVs in the living rooms and Hyundai cars in the driveways of suburban homes amply confirm Korean economic might, these same Goldstar TVs bring dramatic images of students clashing with riot police and of striking Hyundai workers.

Published

1991-02-04

Issue

Section

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