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By Daniel J. Schwekendiek

in the course of the moment half the 20 th century, an financial growth, pushed by way of advances in expertise, has led South Korea to develop into the world's quickest growing to be economic climate. yet, there have been additionally social elements linked to this shift. during this e-book, Daniel J. Schwekendiek examines South Korea's socioeconomic evolution because the 1940s.After a short creation to Korean background from the overdue Joseon Dynasty to the department of the Korean peninsula into occupied zones in 1945, the point of interest of the ebook shifts to the speedy socioeconomic improvement and alter that came about in South Korea within the 20th century. issues lined comprise demography, rural-urban improvement, financial making plans, and overseas exchange, as well as decrease and better schooling. vital, yet understudied components, equivalent to social capital, dietary advancements, the increase of capitalist consumerism, and up to date kingdom branding matters, also are addressed.Rarely has a source included such precise macro-historical views of South Korea, specially within the context of social improvement. through the publication, the writer corroborates historic occasions with empirical information. With over 100 figures and illustrations, urged readings on the finish of every bankruptcy, and comparisons with North Korea, South Korea should be a very important reference paintings for students and complex scholars in Korean and East Asian Studies.

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