Political Leadership in Korea

Political Leadership in Korea

By: Dae-Sook Suh (editor), Chae-Jin Lee (editor)Paperback

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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.

About Author

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 author of Communist China's Policy toward Laos. Contributors include James B. Palais, Chong Lim Kim, Byong-Kyu Woo, Bae-Ho Hahn, Ha-Ryong Kim, Dong-Suh Bark, Sung-Chick Hong, Young Ho Lee, Chong-Sik Lee, and Glenn D. Paige.


Introduction 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

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780295993829
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 276
  • ID: 9780295993829
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 0295993820

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