South Korea since 1980 by Uk Heo

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Democratization -- Korea (South) -- History -- 20th century,
  • Korea (South) -- History -- 1988-2002,
  • Korea (South) -- Politics and government -- 1988-2002,
  • Korea (South) -- Economic conditions -- 1988-,
  • Korea (South) -- History -- 2002-,
  • Korea (South) -- Politics and government -- 2002-,
  • Korea (South) -- History -- 1960-1988,
  • Korea (South) -- Politics and government -- 1960-1988

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementUk Heo, Terence Roehrig.
SeriesThe world since 1980
ContributionsRoehrig, Terence, 1955-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS922.462 .H46 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24109504M
ISBN 109780521761161, 9780521743532
LC Control Number2010000988

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Its capital, Seoul, is a major global city and half of South Korea's over 51 million people live in the Seoul Capital Area, the fourth largest metropolitan economy in   This book examines the changes in politics, economics, society, and foreign policy in South Korea since Starting with a brief description of its history leading up tothis book deals with South Korea's transition to democracy, the stunning economic development achieved since the s, the financial crisis, and the economic reforms that followed and concludes with the North Find South Korea since 1980 book customer reviews and review ratings for South Korea since (The World Since ) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our ://   The economy of South Korea is a highly developed mixed economy dominated by family-owned conglomerates called is the 4th largest GDP in Asia and the 12th largest in the world.

South Korea is known for its spectacular rise from one of the poorest countries in the world to a developed, high-income country in just a few generations. This economic growth has been described 2 days ago  South Korea - South Korea - Economic and social developments: In the s South Korea had an underdeveloped, agrarian economy that depended heavily on foreign aid.

The military leadership that emerged in the early s and led the country for a quarter century may have been autocratic and, at times, repressive, but its pragmatic and flexible commitment to economic development resulted in South Korea - South Korea - History: The following is a treatment of South Korea since the Korean War.

For a discussion of the earlier history of the peninsula, see Korea. The First Republic, established in Augustadopted a presidential system, and Syngman Rhee was subsequently elected its first president. South Korea also adopted a National Security Law, which effectively prohibited   SOUTH KOREA SINCE This book examines the changes in politics, economics, society, and 2 days ago  South Korea also began expanding its network of free trade agreements to help bolster exports and has since implemented 16 free trade agreements covering 58   At its independence inSouth Korea was an impoverished, predominately agricultural state, and most of the industry and electrical power was in North Korea.

It faced a devastating war from toand an unpromising and slow recovery in the years that followed. Then, from toSouth Korea underwent a period of rapid economic development, during which it was transformed into   South Korea achieved an average of percent real growth between and and percent between and The double digit inflation of the s was brought under control.

Wholesale price inflation averaged percent per year from through ; consumer prices increased by an average of percent   South Korea since / Uk Heo, Terence Roehrig.

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The inflation rate is based upon the consumer price index (CPI). Two overviews are being presented: the annual inflation by year for South Korea - comparing the december CPI to the december CPI of the year before and   North and South Korea have been divided for more than 70 years, ever since the Korean Peninsula became an unexpected casualty of the escalating Cold Much to the government's concern, South Korea has one of the world's lowest birthrates at per 1, population.

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(Manufacturing output is likely to have been much lower inbut data are not   Soldiers leading students away after a raid in Gwangju, South Korea, in May The military killed many people as it crushed a pro-democracy uprising in the :// The Republic of Korea, or South Korea, as it has been often called after the Korean War ofis unique in terms of economic growth.

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