Dissonance Between Social and Political Aging in South Korea

  • Wonjee Cho
  • Published 2012


This study explored multidimensional meanings related to “becoming old” for the young-old in South Korean society. Six persons aged 62 to 68 were interviewed in-depth. They chronologically, physically, and socially experienced the transition to old age at different times determined through “Hwan-Gap” (at age 60) and through current social policies that… (More)


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