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Korean Workers: The Culture and Politics of Class Formation
Forty years of rapid industrialization have transformed millions of South Korean peasants and their sons and daughters into urban factory workers. Hagen Koo explores the experiences of this firstExpand
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Ethnic Nationalism in Korea: Genealogy, Politics, and Legacy
@fmct:Contents @toc4:Figures and Tables iii Acknowledgments iii @toc2:Introduction: Explaining the Roots and Politics of Korean Nationalism 1 @toc1:Part I Origins and Development 000 @toc2:1Expand
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Colonial modernity in Korea
  • G. Shin
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Asian Studies
  • 1 May 2001
The 12 chapters in this volume seek to overcome the nationalist paradigm of Japanese repression and exploitation versus Korean resistance that has dominated the study of Korea's colonial periodExpand
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Agrarian Conflict and the Origins of Korean Capitalism1
  • G. Shin
  • Political Science
  • American Journal of Sociology
  • 1 March 1998
To fully appreciate the uneven, conflict‐ridden, historical transition from an agrarian to an industrial economy in East Asia, this article examines the Korean case through agrarian conflict theory,Expand
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The Politics of Ethnic Nationalism in Divided Korea
The collapse of the Soviet empire and subsequent rise and spread of ethnic and national con ̄ict in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe have sparked a wave of research on ethnicity andExpand
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Contentious Kwangju : the May 18 uprising in Korea's past and present
Introduction 1 Contentious Kwangju Part I 2 Origins and Development Chapter 1 3 The Formation of an Absolute Community Chapter 2 4 Simin'gun: Citizens' Army during Kwangju Uprising Chapter 3 5 AnExpand
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South Korean social movements : from democracy to civil society
INTRODUCTION 1: Democratization and the Evolution of Social Movements in Korea: Institutionalization and Diffusion, Paul Y. Chang and Gi-Wook Shin PART I: SOCIAL MOVEMENTS AND DEMOCRATIC TRANSITIONExpand
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Rethinking Historical Injustice and Reconciliation in Northeast Asia : The Korean Experience
Introduction Part 1: Coming to Terms with the Darker Past in Korea Section 1: The Counter-Narratives and Voices of World War II: An Update 1. The Korean "Comfort Women" Tragedy as Structural ViolenceExpand
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