Korea after the Crash: The Politics of Economic Recovery, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Korea after the Crash

The Politics of Economic Recovery, 1st Edition

By Brian Bridges


192 pages

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Hardback: 9780415223263
pub: 2001-07-19
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Brian Bridges examines the impact on South Korea of the financial crisis of 1997. Covering events up to and including the recent parliamentary elections in South Korea, the book considers the socio-economic and political implications of the financial crisis. It is invaluable reading for students of modern Korea.


'The author's knowledge about the inner workings of presidential politics is amazingly rich. … The book is a valuable document for understanding politics in the country.' - The Journal of Asian Studies

About the Author

Brian Bridges is a Professor in the Department of Politics and Sociology at Lingnan University, Hong Kong. He has written and broadcasted extensively on the politics and international relations of the Asia Pacific region. His previous publications include Europe and the Challenge of the Asia Pacific and Europe, China and the two SARs (co-edited with Miguel Santos Neves)

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Politics in Asia

Politics in Asia
Politics in Asia has long been established as a source of distinctive and authoritative studies on the political life of Asia. The series covers a broad range of countries and aspects of politics, and includes volumes from some of the leading scholars working in the field.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General