This book initiates a series of comprehensive annual reviews of issues and events in the Republic of Korea and on the peninsula as a whole in 1990. It provides both students and specialist with a useful overview of a rapidly changing society.
Introduction 1. The Experiment in Democracy 2. Foreign Relations: An Expanded Diplomatic Agenda 3. North and South Korea: From Confrontation to Negotiation 4. The Korean Economy: Structural Adjustment for Future Growth 5. South Korean Society 6. On Native Grounds: Revolution and Renaissance in Art and Culture 7. Korean Modernity: Change and Continuity