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Korean Democracy in TransitionA Rational Blueprint for Developing Societies$
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HeeMin Kim

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780813129945

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813129945.001.0001

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A Theory of Government-Driven Democratization

A Theory of Government-Driven Democratization

The Kim Young-sam Years

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(p.40) (p.41) 4 A Theory of Government-Driven Democratization
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Korean Democracy in Transition
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HeeMin Kim

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University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813129945.003.0004

This chapter discusses the implications of the party merger discussed in the previous chapter. It also looks at the two elections of 1992 and the impact of these for the democratization process in Korea. It argues that in a country like Korea, once the democratization process starts, the process is likely to be driven by the government as a result of the country's unusual past economic development.

Keywords:   democracy, party merger, 1992, democratization process, Korea, economic development

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