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Japanese Assimilation Policies in Colonial Korea, 1910-1945 (review)
Colonial assimilation policies in history entailed heavy emotional tolls. The imposition of an alien language on colonized subjects, for example, brought strenuous resistance to forcible
Attachment to primary care and team-based primary care: Retrospective cohort study of people who experienced imprisonment in Ontario.
People who experience imprisonment have lower primary care attachment compared with the general population, and efforts should be made to understand barriers and to facilitate access to high-quality primary care for this population, including through initiatives to link people while in prison with primary care in the community.
Law and Custom under the Chosŏn Dynasty and Colonial Korea: A Comparative Perspective
  • M. Kim
  • History, Law
  • 1 November 2007
A number of Korean legal historians have argued that Choso˘n Korea had a tradition of customary law and that it was suppressed and distorted by the Japanese during the colonial period. But a
Law and Custom in Korea: Comparative Legal History
  • M. Kim
  • Law, History
  • 27 August 2012
1. Comparative reflections on the concepts of law and custom 2. Law and legal culture under the Choson Dynasty 3. Custom and legal reception: the Japanese precedent 4. Legal reforms in protectorate
Ume Kenjirō and the Making of Korean Civil Law, 1906-1910
  • M. Kim
  • Law, History
  • 4 February 2008
In 1906 Itō Hirobumi invited Ume Kenjirō (1860–1910), a drafter of the Meiji Civil Code, to oversee the creation of a modern legal system in protectorate Korea. Ume's legal reform, which focused on
In the Name of Custom, Culture, and the Constitution: Korean Customary Law in Flux
  • M. Kim
  • Law, History
  • 1 July 2013
SummaryIntroduction 357I. Jurisprudence of Custom 363A. Concepts of Customary Law 363B. Custom and Reason 366C. Confucian Culture and Constitutional Challenges 368II. Bordering Tradition and
Custom, Law, and Monarchy
  • M. Kim
  • History, Law
  • 7 October 2021
Ancien régime France did not have a unified law. Legal relations of the people were governed by a disorganized amalgam of norms, including provincial and local customs (coutumes), elements of Roman
Constitutional Transition and the Travail of Judges
  • M. Kim
  • Political Science, History
  • 27 June 2019
This book is a history of the courts in South Korea from 1945 to the contemporary period. It sets forth the evolution of the judicial process and jurisprudence in the context of the nation’s