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By Samuel S. Kim

Even supposing the Republic of Korea is considered a shining instance of democracy in East Asia and a safe electoral democracy, its trip towards democratic consolidation is much from whole. the very best students on Korean politics discover and investigate the advanced interaction of the facilitating and inhibiting elements that experience stimulated and reshaped Korea's democratic consolidation strategy in any respect degrees of nation and society in addition to the customers for consolidation within the coming years.

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78 Limits: Lessons from Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East, ed. Howard Handelman and Mark Tessler (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2000), 115–29. Shin, Mass Politics and Culture, 257. Kim, “Patronage Politics as an Obstacle to Democracy in South Korea,” 120. 79 One of the key indicators for measuring and assessing progress in Korea’s democratic consolidation is a shift from the rule of man to the rule of law. 80 And yet, like many politicians and civil servants, many ordinary citizens are not committed and habituated to the rule of law.

4 (2000–1): 85–95. Linz and Stepan, “Toward Consolidated Democracies,” 17–23. Doh C. cls 30 January 9, 2003 10:15 SAMUEL S. KIM the vote and sixty-four of the sixty-five parliamentary seats in the Yongnam region going to the opposition GNP, while in Cholla the same proportion went to President Kim Dae Jung’s ruling party. Indeed, much of the GNP’s resilience in recent years can be attributed to the regional animus that disfigures and fragments Korea’s democratic consolidation process. In Chapter 6, however, David C.

Moon explains the striking metamorphosis of South Korea’s seemingly atavistic anti-American movement in the post-transition period. Unlike the post–Kwangju anti-American movement of the 1980s, the new anti-American movement of the late 1990s and early 2000s is developing a new identity primarily as a civil society movement focused on advancing human rights (including labor and women’s rights), environmental protection, and the rule of law. Moon’s somewhat optimistic analysis and prognosis proceeds from the premise that the new anti-American movement can be better studied as a movement of new democrats than as a movement of old nationalists.

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