Challenges of Modernization and Governance in South Korea: by Jae-Jung Suh,Mikyoung Kim

By Jae-Jung Suh,Mikyoung Kim

Focusing at the sinking of the Sewol, a advertisement ferry which capsized off the South Korean coast in April 2014, this e-book considers key problems with catastrophe, governance, civil society and the ideational transformation of human brokers and their empowerment. supplying a lens wherein to reconsider South Korean associations, legislation and practices, the amount examines the effect of the Sewol incident and what it unearths concerning the fault strains of South Korean society and governance. It addresses the repercussions of South Korea’s flip to a liberal democracy and neoliberal economic system and displays at the multilayered implications of the catastrophe in admire to the capability human charges of the country’s state-driven improvement coverage and excessive pressure modernisation. The booklet additionally highlights the relevance of the Korean event for different societies on an identical developmental trajectories and dealing with comparable challenges.

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