Demographic and Social Mobility Trends in Early Seventeenth-century Korea: An Analysis of Sanŭm County Census Registers

@article{Ro1983DemographicAS,
  title={Demographic and Social Mobility Trends in Early Seventeenth-century Korea: An Analysis of Sanŭm County Census Registers},
  author={Jina Ro},
  journal={Korean Studies},
  year={1983},
  volume={7},
  pages={113 - 77}
}
  • Jina Ro
  • Published 30 March 2011
  • History, Economics
  • Korean Studies
A nationwide census was taken every three years during the Yi dynasty in Korea, producing thousands of census registers (hojŏk) for each county. The present study uses the 1606 and 1630 registers for Sanŭm County to study the extent and direction of social mobility in the county during the twenty-four-year period between the two registers.Analysis of Sanŭm County census registers shows that the overall direction of social mobility in the county between 1606 and 1630 was downward, though a small… 

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