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Asian Survey. 2018; 585898–919 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.5.898
Published: 01 October 2018
..., SEUNG-HO KWON, AND MICHAEL O DONNELL Making Integrity Institutions Work in South Korea The Role of People Power in the Impeachment of President Park in 2016 ABSTRACT This article deals with the scandals that engulfed South Korea s president, Park Geun-hye, in 2016 17 and the role of popular protest in...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 58165–72 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.1.65
Published: 01 February 2018
...Uk Heo; Seongyi Yun The biggest story of 2017 in South Korea was the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye and the election of Moon Jae-in, shifting power from conservative to progressive. The economy showed signs of recovery despite multiple concerns. The North Korean nuclear crisis intensified...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 595889–910 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.5.889
Published: 01 October 2019
... future movements. KEYWORDS: South Korea, contentious politics, mass movements, social media, impeachment IN SEOUL, KOREA, IN NOVEMBER 2015, upwards of 80,000 protestors demanded that Park Geun-hye, president of the Republic of Korea (hereafter the ROK or Korea), step down. Many marchers chanted Park...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 603417–440 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.3.417
Published: 01 June 2020
... Korean 2017 presidential election in the aftermath of the impeachment of then-President Park Geun-Hye, and what factors mainly determined the election outcome. We use spatial econometrics to relate vote shares at a disaggregated regional level to an array of determinants. Our empirical results suggest...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 602290–322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.2.290
Published: 07 April 2020
... second year of President Roh Moo-hyun s tenure. The election featured revenge by the ruling party (Yeollin Uri, Our Opened Party) against the opposition party (Hannara, Grand National Party). Hannara attempted to impeach President Roh, but the people disapproved. Based on the people s support, Yeollin...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 595911–936 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.5.911
Published: 01 October 2019
... in the 2016 candlelight protests (i.e., the movement to impeach Park). However, the participation of these would-be beneficiaries of the livelihood reform made the candlelight protests unusually large.38 The proportions of non-regular and dismissed workers among the demonstrators increased remarkably...
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Asian Survey. 2008; 48175–81 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2008.48.1.75
Published: 01 February 2008
...Allen Hicken The year 2007 was typically turbulent for the Philippines. Violence-plagued mid-term elections produced a stinging defeat for President Arroyo's Senate team, while corruption scandals spurred another impeachment attempt. The economy was relatively robust, but concerns remain about the...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 592272–294 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.2.272
Published: 01 April 2019
.... However, like a prairie fire, these demonstrations suddenly led to nationwide anti-government rallies of more than two million protesters within a month and continued weekly for four more months. The massive protests forced the legislators of the National Assembly to impeach President Park Geun-hye. The...
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Asian Survey. 2006; 461187–193 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2006.46.1.187
Published: 01 February 2006
...Eva-Lotta E. Hedman The year 2005 witnessed much argument and effort——to enact tax reforms, impeach the president, combat terrorism, amend the Constitution, and end long-standing armed insurgencies——and little real change. The outcome of these specific initiatives is likely to remain largely...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 591185–192 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.1.185
Published: 01 February 2019
... applied for the post in 2012 and thus was in office unlawfully. The Supreme Court ruling mooted the impeachment case against Sereno in the House of Representatives. Sereno was appointed by Duterte s prede- cessor, Benigno Aquino III, and was supposed to stay in the post until 2030. When Duterte assumed...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 59154–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.1.54
Published: 01 February 2019
... continued: in August 2018, Park Geun-hye, who had been impeached in 2016 and removed as president the next year, received a 25-year prison term for bribery and other crimes. In October 2018, her predecessor, Lee Myung-bak, was sentenced to 15 years in jail for corruption. Park Geun-hye was arrested on March...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 59185–97 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.1.85
Published: 01 February 2019
... protecting its president from a potential scandal. The schism between the judges tarnished the public image of the court, and allowed the Congress Party to allege that the BJP had politicized the institution. Congress went so far as to move for impeachment of the chief justice; though unsuccessful, the act...
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Asian Survey. 2014; 545966–986 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2014.54.5.966
Published: 01 October 2014
... introduction of universal suffrage in 2017. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 Hong Kong chief executive accountability impeachment ethical behavior IAN SCOTT Political Scandals and the Accountability of the Chief Executive in Hong Kong ABSTRACT This article examines two...
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Asian Survey. 2003; 433461–484 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2003.43.3.461
Published: 01 June 2003
...Jüürgen Rüüland The ouster of President Joseph Estrada initiated a new constitutional debate in the Philippines. In view of the fixed term of office, which allows for removal of a malperforming president only by way of an impeachment, political analysts are demanding a shift from the existing...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 581142–148 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.1.142
Published: 01 February 2018
... economic planners in the years to come. HOUSE CLEANING AND FOREIGN POLICY REPOSITIONING? Given his polarizing stance on nearly every political issue, Duterte is not short on detractors. In March 2017 an impeachment case was filed against him by a minority party-list member of congress. Not surprisingly...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 574690–715 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.4.690
Published: 01 August 2017
... lost control of his government due to the unfolding of his impeachment case. This provided an opportunity for security forces to take more coercive measures in Aceh.18 In - Aceh Threatens Indonesian Unity Tapol, November 25, 1999,
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Asian Survey. 2017; 572211–228 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.2.211
Published: 01 April 2017
... system. Incidents such as the attack on the Magis- trate s Court of Mannar and threats to the magistrate, the attack on the secretary of the Judicial Service Commission, the impeachment of the chief justice, and threats and attacks on lawyers were reported by the Human Rights Council of the UN.18 Among...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 571103–110 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.1.103
Published: 01 February 2017
... will not be known until the current investigation is completed, the scandal angered and embarrassed the Korean public, with Park s approval ratings plunging to a single digit. There are growing calls for her to be investigated, or step down, or be impeached; one million citizens were estimated to...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 5711–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.1.1
Published: 01 February 2017
..., the country s autocratic modernizer) was impeached by the unicameral legislature following an influence-peddling scandal and weeks of public protest. But what looks like the biggest transition of all was the upset victory of Donald J. Trump in the United States, in view of the American role as...
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Asian Survey. 2017; 57179–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.1.79
Published: 01 February 2017
...- peddling and security breaches broke around Korean President Park Geun- hye, triggering massive street protests, her December 9 impeachment, and subsequent trial by the Constitutional Court which could lead to her removal from office in early 2017. Anxiety ran through the Japanese government: if President...