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Assessing the prospects for democratization in Korea

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs

Assessing the prospects for democratization in Korea

hearings and markup before the Committee on Foreign Affairs and its subcommittees on Human Rights and International Organizations and Asian and Pacific Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, first session, on H. Con. Res. 141, May 6, June 17, 24, and 25, 1987.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy.,
  • Recognition (International law),
  • Human rights -- Korea (South),
  • Subversive activities -- Korea (North),
  • Korea (South) -- Politics and government -- 1960-1988.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Korea (South),
  • Korea (South) -- Foreign relations -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Human Rights and International Organizations., United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Asian and Pacific Affairs.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 270 p. :
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17747371M

    In this book noted political sociologist Larry Diamond sets forth a distinctive theoretical perspective on democratic evolution and consolidation in the late twentieth century. Rejecting theories that posit preconditions for democracy—and thus dismiss its prospects in poor countries—Diamond argues instead for a "developmental" theory of democracy. KOREA’SDEMOCRATIZATION ethissignificant achievement,Korea’sdemocracyinpracticehasbeen.

      Specifically, the study addresses the question of how democratic these policy-making processes have been since South Korea’s formal democratization in To answer this, the chapter first touches upon the nexus between national division and : Eric J. Ballbach. The June Struggle (Korean: 6월 민주항쟁; Hanja: 六月民主抗爭), also known as the June Democracy Movement and June Democratic Uprising was a nationwide democracy movement in South Korea that generated mass protests from June 10 to J The demonstrations forced the ruling government to hold elections and institute other democratic reforms which led to the establishment of Caused by: Authoritarianism, Proposed succession .

    The Third Wave: Democratization in the Late Twentieth Century, University of Oklahoma Press, , p. , p. 6 6 Przeworski, Adam, Minimalist Conception of Democracy, .   The first objective of this study is to explore whether democratization in Korea and Taiwan has led to economic reform, focusing on the financial sector. The .


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