By Yunshik Chang, Hyun-ho Seok, Donald Baker
Korea Confronts Globalization appears on the manner within which the phenomenon of globalization has impacted on Korean society by way of nationwide id, company switch, labour markets, democracy, culture and social coverage, and the consequences for Korea's social solidarity in a constantly globalizing global.
While changing into extra open to the skin global, South Korea has remained a cohesive nationwide group with a powerful nationalist response opposed to the globalization of Korea and with Koreans regularly reminding themselves of the necessity to hold their nationwide id. they've got additionally discovered to deal with a number of kinds of clash coming up from various pursuits in a posh society and the South Korean govt is now creating a severe try to determine a welfare kingdom with quite a few schemes designed to assist the terrible and needy to keep up a minimal point of ‘decent’ residing. however it is doubtful even if South Korean society will proceed to stay cohesive. Social inequality is expanding and the category divisions seem to be hardening and as such can Korea stay cohesive?
As a quantity taking a look at the political and social implications of globalization in smooth South Korea, this e-book could be of significant curiosity to scholars and students of Korean and East Asian reviews, comparative sociology, improvement reports and politics