Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2016

176 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719090493

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South Korean civil movement organisations

Hope, crisis and pragmatism in democratic transition

Author Amy Levine

Published by Manchester University Press

New Ethnographies

  • Engages and pushes cutting edge multi-disciplinary conversations about ethnographic theory and methodology, pragmatism, hope, and crisis
  • Provides a concise overview of Korean studies for novices whilst connecting its key political, legal, and social insights to related geo-political and theoretical areas around the world
  • Provides a rich, up-to-date ethnography of South Korean politics and civil society, particularly of the controversial Roh Moo Hyun era (2003-8)
  • Uniquely connects Korean studies to European, North American, Middle Eastern, Asian, and African studies about the role of civil society in (post-)colonial, (post-)Cold War, (post-)dictatorship, and (post-) IMF neoliberal democracies

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