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The State, Society and Big Business in South Korea : Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Business, 6 - Yeon-Ho Lee

The State, Society and Big Business in South Korea

Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Business, 6

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Published: 31st July 1997
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This book examines how the South Korean state is able to execute national policies that are opposed to the interests of social constituents, despite the expansion of social power. The relationship between the government and big business provides an illuminating example of this. The author demonstrates how Confucian values, the role of the family and a firm hierarchical tradition have prevented South Korea from developing a modern state on the Western model.

Prefacep. xi
Glossaryp. xiii
State Autonomy and Big Businessp. 1
The Origin and Growth of the Chaebôl, 1948-79p. 18
Criticisms of the Chaebôlp. 29
Regulating the Chaebôl, 1980-93p. 46
The Sources of State Autonomyp. 78
Liberal-Pluralism, Neo-Marxism, Corporatism and State-chaebôl Relationsp. 98
Alternative Modernity and Strong State Autonomy Vis-à-Vis the Chaebôlp. 114
Conclusionp. 155
Notesp. 171
Bibliographyp. 183
Indexp. 199
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ISBN: 9780415145831
ISBN-10: 041514583X
Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Business, 6 : Book 6
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 31st July 1997
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 16.51  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.5
Edition Number: 1