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Korean Skilled Workers
Toward a Labor Aristocracy
South Korea’s triumphant development has catapulted the country’s economy to the eleventh largest in the world. Large family-owned conglomerates, or chaebŏls, such as Samsung, Hyundai, and LG, have become globally preeminent manufacturing brands. Yet Korea’s...
ISBN: 9780295747217more details
Reassessing the Park Chung Hee Era, 1961-1979
Development, Political Thought, Democracy, and Cultural Influence
The Republic of Korea achieved a double revolution in the second half of the twentieth century. In just over three decades, South Korea transformed itself from an underdeveloped, agrarian country into an affluent, industrialized one....
ISBN: 9780295991405more details