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Published: 12 May 2011

146 Pages


ISBN: 9780199734351

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The Korean State and Social Policy

How South Korea Lifted Itself from Poverty and Dictatorship to Affluence and Democracy

Stein Ringen, Huck-ju Kwon, Ilcheong Yi, Taekyoon Kim, and Jooha Lee

International Policy Exchange

  • Offers a new interpretation of "the South Korean miracle"
  • Includes a complete integrated history of S outh Korean social policy and a political history of South Korea from 1945 to 2000
  • Serves as a case study of the East Asian model of social policy, governance, and development

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