Women in Korean politics

by Chung-Hee Soh

Publisher: Westview Press in Boulder

Written in English
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  • Korea (South)


  • Women legislators -- Korea (South),
  • Women in politics -- Korea (South),
  • Korea (South) -- Politics and government

Edition Notes

StatementChunghee Sarah Soh.
ContributionsSoh, Chung-Hee.
LC ClassificationsJQ1727 .S64 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 173 p. :
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1398377M
ISBN 100813320410
LC Control Number93005956

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Rights: Available worldwide Pages: ISBN: Trim Size: 6 x 9. The explanation for this phenomenon is by no means simple, and the author traverses a complex argument beginning with the “late” industrialization of both countries, followed by long periods of military rule and excesses of nationalism in both that until relatively recently subordinated women to state-sponsored goals of rapid development and national unity, to the situation today where, at least in Korea, the role of women in politics is growing : Women of Korea is a translated and revised edition of Hanguk yosong-sa which was published on by Ewha Womans University Press.

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Chunghee Sarah Soh here contributes a unique perspective on women in politics by examining the experiences of. Abstract. This paper examines the reasons for the increase in female representation in South Korean politics in the early 21st century. It is not a direct outcome of Korea’s democratisation process but a result of attitudinal change as well as the efforts of women’s organisations.

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In his memoir, Henry Savage-Landor describes his first encounters with Korean women upon his arrival in the capital: “I remember how astonished I was during the first few days that I was in Seoul, at the fact that every woman I came across in the streets was just on the point of opening a door and entering a house.

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Women in South Korea have experienced significant improvements for social changes in recent years, compared to previous times, when Confucianism was deeply imbued in the culture. In today's society, the economy of South Korea has tremendously improved due to urbanisation, industrialisation, military authoritarianism, democratic reform, and social liberalisation since the late s over 25 with secondary education: % ().

Korea finally gave political rights to women inintroducing new laws that ensured women's rights, including the right to vote.

This historic achievement brought women into the mainstream of politics. Over time, the Korean government continued the process of empowering women's political. Chung-Hee Soh here contributes a unique perspective on women in politics by analyzing the ethnographic materials on the experiences of Korean women in their national legislature.

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