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Asian Survey (2020) 60 (3): 417–440.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Hyun-Chool Lee; Alexandre Repkine We use spatial econometrics on a unique data set covering 229 Korean regions to analyze the outcome of Korea’s 2017 presidential election. We see strong statistical evidence of spatial correlation, suggesting that neighboring regions vote similarly, which is in...
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Asian Survey (2019) 59 (5): 911–936.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Ji-Whan Yun It is widely predicted that East Asia’s conservative governments will lose political power for managing socioeconomic crises under neoliberal globalization and find no way out of their legitimacy problem. However, Korea’s and Japan’s conservative governments have recently constructed a...
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Asian Survey (2019) 59 (4): 595–606.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Gi-Wook Shin; Rennie J. Moon Korea’s migrants have diversified in recent decades. This special section gathers articles that address this development by examining issues of class as an analytical lens in addition to ethnicity and citizenship, and also by considering the contributions of migrants...
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Asian Survey (2019) 59 (4): 630–652.
Published: 01 August 2019
...-cultural boundaries. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Korea marriage migrants national identity integration multiculturalism SARAH A. SON National Identity and Social Integration in International Marriages between Anglophone Women and Korean Men When Love and...
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Asian Survey (2019) 59 (4): 607–629.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Rennie J. Moon This study examines international students in Korea as skilled labor migrants, specifically for small and medium-sized enterprises. It suggests that strengthening the study–work pathway as in other advanced countries represents a viable, future-oriented strategy in addressing the...
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Asian Survey (2019) 59 (4): 673–692.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Gi-Wook Shin; Joon Nak Choi; Rennie J. Moon South Korea faces a shortage of highly skilled labor, but with a low tolerance for diversity, it lags behind in its global competitiveness to retain mobile skilled talent. Using data on foreign students and professionals, we demonstrate the potential of...
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Asian Survey (2019) 59 (2): 272–294.
Published: 01 April 2019
... democracy. This finding suggests substantial tension between the participatory orientation of the public and Korean representative democracy. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Korea contentious democracy political culture modernization popular protests YOUNGHO CHO, MI...
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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (2): 323–342.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Joonmo Cho; Sang-Hee Lee Due to an abrupt change in legal adjudication, Korean companies might experience a significant rise in wage costs unless preemptive policy measures reduce the legal uncertainty in a coordinated manner. The situation in Korea is compared to that of Japan, with a similar...
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Asian Survey (2016) 56 (2): 243–269.
Published: 01 April 2016
.... © 2016 by the Regents of the University of California 2016 Korea leadership China nuclear weapons human rights VICTOR D. CHA The North Korea Question ABSTRACT The North Korean state under a young and unproven leader faces severe challenges. The regime will not change because of a leadership...
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Asian Survey (2015) 55 (4): 665–690.
Published: 01 August 2015
... popularity (1993–2008) confirms this expectation. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 rally-round-the-flag external crises information cues presidential popularity Korea JUNHAN LEE AND WONJAE HWANG External Crisis, Information Cues, and Presidential Popularity in Korea...
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Asian Survey (2014) 54 (3): 419–444.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Yoonkyung Lee This paper explains the difference between Korea’s vocal movements and feeble parties versus Taiwan’s stable parties and dependent movements from the political dynamics formed under the authoritarian state. Taiwan’s party-based authoritarianism provided ground for party development...
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Asian Survey (2012) 52 (6): 1161–1182.
Published: 01 December 2012
... turnout may have changed the actual electoral results in close elections. © 2012 by the Regents of the University of California 2012 Email: < junhanlee@hotmail.com >. Korea election voter turnout partisan effect left-wing party 1161 Asian Survey, Vol. 52, Number 6, pp. 1161 1182...
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Asian Survey (2012) 52 (5): 872–899.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Aradhna Aggarwal The present study examines the ingredients of strategic state intervention in growth driven by special economic zones (SEZs). Analyzing the experiences of Taiwan, South Korea, and India, the research reveals that essential components of a strategic SEZ policy include the spirit of...
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Asian Survey (2012) 52 (5): 900–923.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Eunju Chi; Hyeok Yong Kwon This paper explores the growing trend in income inequality in Korea and Taiwan. The two recent East Asian democracies have witnessed rising inequality since the 1990s but with cross-national differences. We find that market inequality is higher in Taiwan than in Korea...
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Asian Survey (2012) 52 (3): 528–549.
Published: 01 June 2012
... state. Consequently, Korean state-society relations continue to remain contentious, posing challenges to democratic governance. © 2012 by the Regents of the University of California 2012 Email: < jenn.oh@ewha.ac.kr >. Korea civil society interest groups political parties U.S. beef...
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Asian Survey (2010) 50 (2): 356–377.
Published: 01 March 2010
... analysis in this paper illustrates how actors that are only notionally domestic are introducing the neoliberal private equity model into Asian countries, particularly China and Korea. ©© 2010 By the Regents of the University of California private equity domestic resistance foreign-domestic...
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Asian Survey (2009) 49 (4): 625–646.
Published: 01 July 2009
... implications for the politician-bureaucrat relationship. This study integrates the Japanese case into comparative scholarship on Taiwan and Korea. ©© 2009 By the Regents of the University of California administrative reform Japan Korea Taiwan principal-agent multiple principals Asian Survey, Vol...
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Asian Survey (2007) 47 (5): 705–726.
Published: 01 October 2007
... normal nation-state. ©© 2007 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 2007 Yasukuni history issues Japan Korea China nationalism 705 Asian Survey , Vol. 47, Issue 5, pp. 705 726, ISSN 0004-4687, electronic ISSN 1533-838X. © 2007 by The Regents of the...
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Asian Survey (2006) 46 (6): 881–897.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Eun Mee Kim; Jai S. Mah South Korea's growth as an outward foreign direct investment (OFDI) player is an example of developing countries becoming major foreign investors. China has become the largest destination for Korean OFDI, which appears to complement Seoul's exports to China. ©© 2006 by The...
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Asian Survey (2006) 46 (5): 721–740.
Published: 01 October 2006
.... Unions' propensity for militant mobilization or accommodation is molded by the permissiveness of political institutions and electoral incentives for partisan alliances. ©© 2006 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 2006 Labor politics union activism Korea Taiwan...