Corporatism and Korean Capitalism (Routledge Studies in the by Dennis L. McNamara

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Corporatism and Korean Capitalism employs corporatist thought to envision the Korean event of state-business ties. It comprises theoretical chapters on Asian and Korean corporatism, case experiences of agriculture, and business family members and an creation to comparative corporatism. It is helping to push the examine of Korean political and financial switch from description directly to theoretical analysis.
This quantity will problem researchers and scholars of Asian stories, economics and politics to increase and refine their figuring out of either corporatism and Korea. additionally, this publication bargains a consultant to policymakers confounded via the curious mixture of collusion and festival in Korean political financial system.

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15. 26 Chalmers Johnson, MITI and the Japanese Miracle (Stanford, CT: Stanford University Press, 1982), and ‘Political Institutions and Economic Performance: the Government-Business Relationship in Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan,’ pp. , The Political Economy of the New Asian Industrialism (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1987). 27 Eun Mee Kim, ‘Contradictions and Limits of a Developmental State: With Illustrations from the South Korean Case,’ Social Problems 40, 2 (May 1993): 242. 28 The World Bank, Korea: Managing the Industrial Transition (Washington, DC: The World Bank, 1987), p.

231–270; Dennis L. McNamara, ‘Corporatism and Cooperation among Japanese Labor,’ Comparative Politics 28, 4 (July 1996): 379–398, and ‘Association and Adjustment in Japan’s Textile Industry,’ Pacific Affairs 66, 2 (summer 1993): 206–218. 36 Jang-jip Choi, ‘A Corporatist Control of the Labor Union in South Korea,’ Korean Social Science Journal, 11 (1984): 25–55; Labor and the Authoritarian State: Labor Unions in South Korean Manufacturing Industries, 1961–1980 (Seoul: Korea University Press, 1989).

Japan, of course, had made tremendous economic progress during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, only to see its positive trajectory blunted by authoritarianism, imperial expansion, Western protectionism, and, ultimately, military and economic collapse. But in the first four decades following the Second World War, Japan led the world in the rapidity of its economic growth. And by the mid- to late1980s, the so-called Four Tigers (Taiwan, South Korea, Hong Kong and Singapore) were also attracting world attention with growth rates even more spectacular than Japan’s.

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