Compressed modernity and its discontents: South Korean society in transtion

@article{KyungSup1999CompressedMA,
  title={Compressed modernity and its discontents: South Korean society in transtion},
  author={Chang Kyung-Sup},
  journal={Economy and Society},
  year={1999},
  volume={28},
  pages={30-55}
}
According to conventional economic indicators, since late 1997 history has been reversed for South Koreans since late 1997. Their current financial crisis, which would have led to a moratorium without the emergency bail-out packae from teh International Monetary Fund, seems to require not only economic austerity for business firms and citizen but also a total devaluation of their developmental ‘micacle’ in the latter half of the twentieth century. South Koreans' dilemma, if evaluated from a… Expand
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