Korea's Democratization


Although the Republic of Korea is regarded as a shining example of democracy in East Asia and a secure electoral democracy, its journey toward democratic consolidation is far from complete. Some of the best scholars on Korean politics explore and assess the complex interplay of the facilitating and inhibiting factors that have influenced and reshaped Korea's democratic consolidation process at all levels of state and society as well as the prospects for consolidation in the coming years.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Samuel S. Kim
  • Doh Chull Shin
  • Sunhyuk Kim
  • Seungsook Moon
  • Katharine H. S. Moon
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Cambridge, England
Publication year:
  • 2003