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In “Demystifying the Park Chung-Hee Myth: Land Reform in the Evolution of Korea’s Developmental State” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1334221), Jong-Sung You of the Australian National University’s Department of Political & Social Change, seeks to unravel some of the underpinnings of claims regarding South Korea’s developmental state. 177 more words
By Dee-Dee S.C. E.
Three days after being sworn into office, South Korea’s new president Moon Jae-in, a former opposition leader, vowed to be a different president, saying he would “set a new example and make utmost efforts in becoming a leader who would be viewed as a success by the public and by history.” 182 more words
She entered the Blue House, the residence of the President of South Korea, as the most popular politician in her country. She has just left it as the most unpopular one, marked by one of the biggest political scandals in South Korea, impeachment and a possible trial for corruption. 586 more words