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Human rights and democracy in South Korea.

Human rights and democracy in South Korea.

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Published by International Affairs Bureau, Central Standing Committee of Chongryun in [Pʾyŏngyang?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil rights -- Korea (South),
  • Human rights -- Korea (South),
  • Political prisoners -- Korea (South),
  • Torture -- Korea (South)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsChae Ilbon Chosŏnin Chʻong Yŏnhaphoe. International Affairs Bureau.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC599.K8 H76 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination229 p.
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18677430M

    This paper identifies some key challenges to South Korea’s liberal democracy, including the structural limits of a top-down authority and the inextricable relationship between the state and. “While previous progressive governments ignored human rights activism in South Korea,” said Victor Cha, professor at Georgetown and author of books and studies on North Korea, “this.

    From that point on the powerholders in South Korea were on the defensive, conceding point after point in their ongoing struggle against civil society (led by students and workers). Political space opened up for economic justice campaigns and struggles for human rights and the environment. After months of street demonstrations involving tens of millions, South Korean President Park Geun Hye was impeached in March of Some observers wonder if Korea’s young democracy has succumbed to populist forces, lapsing into deinstitutionalization.

    New activist cultural production: independent filmmakers, the post-authoritarian state, and new capital flows in South Korea / Young-a Park The Korean gay and lesbian movement from "identity" and "community" to "human rights" / Hyun-young Kwon Kim and John (Song Pae) Cho. From Cambridge University in the UK and Harvard, a series of books have emerged rethinking Democracy. Harvard’s Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt title theirs: How Democracies Die; while David.


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