Political Leadership in Korea by Dae-Sook SuhPolitical Leadership in Korea by Dae-Sook Suh

Political Leadership in Korea

EditorDae-Sook Suh, Chae-Jin Lee

Paperback | May 1, 2014

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Included in this volume are studies of the traditional leadership of the Yi dynasty as well as twentieth-century legislative, party, and bureaucratic leadership, and an evaluation of views of political leaders in South Korea, as well as two studies of the Communist system in North Korea.

Dae-Sook Suh is professor emeritus of political science at the University of Hawaii and former director of the Center for Korean Studies there. He is the author of The Korean Communist Movement, 1918-48. Chae-Jin Lee, Bank of America Professor of Pacific Basin Studies and professor of government at Claremont McKenna College, is the aut...
Title:Political Leadership in KoreaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:276 pages, 9 × 6.08 × 0.71 inPublished:May 1, 2014Publisher:UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0295993820

ISBN - 13:9780295993829

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Table of Contents


Part One | Traditional Perspectives1. Political Leadership in the Yi Dynasty, by James B. Palais

Part Two | Institutional Context of Leadership2. Legislative Leadership and Democratic Development, by Chong Lim Kim and Byong-Kyu Woo 3. Party Bureaucrats and Party Development, by Bae-Ho Hahn and Ha-Ryong Kim

Part Three | Bureaucratic Elite and Popular Perceptions4. Bureaucratic Elite and Development Orientations, by Dong-Suh Bark and Chae-Jin Lee 5. Popular Perceptions of Political Leadership, by Sung-Chick Hong and Young Ho Lee

Part Four | Political Leadership in the Communist System6. Communist Party Leadership, by Dae-Sook Suh 7. The 1972 Constitution and Top Communist Leaders, by Chong-Sik Lee

Part Five | Concluding Observations8. Toward a Theory of Korean Political Leadership Behavior, by Glenn D. Paige

Appendix: Toward a Political Leadership Profile for a Changing Society, by Glenn D. Paige Index

Editorial Reviews

[This book] is the product of an impressive array of scholars and sponsoring organizations . . . the book comes off as a significant contribution to the understanding of contemporary Korean politics and government.

- Korea Journal