Progressives and Labor under Park Chung Hee: A Forgotten Alliance in 1960s South Korea

@article{Nam2013ProgressivesAL,
  title={Progressives and Labor under Park Chung Hee: A Forgotten Alliance in 1960s South Korea},
  author={Hwasook Bergquist Nam},
  journal={The Journal of Asian Studies},
  year={2013},
  volume={72},
  pages={873 - 892}
}
  • H. Nam
  • Published 27 September 2013
  • Political Science
  • The Journal of Asian Studies
Using an unusual case of a democratic and militant shipbuilding union in 1960s South Korea as a window on society, this article explores the politics and ethos of the first decade of Park Chung Hee's rule. Pronounced public support for the union in the region, dense links between the unionists and local progressives, and the surprisingly optimistic and positive expectations of the military government that shipyard workers exhibited in this period all call our attention to the still quite fluid… 
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