Table of contents for Transforming Korean politics : democracy, reform, and culture / Young Whan Kihl.

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List of Tables and Figures
1. Introduction: Ideas Matter in Korean Politics
	Interplay of Ideas, Values, and Policy in the Era of Transition
	The Impact of Ideas on Policy: Modernization, Democratization, and Globalization
	Conceptual Frame and Theoretical Baseline
2. Taking Culture Seriously: Confucian Tradition and Modernization
	The Cultural Legacy of Confucianism
	Political Doctrines and Practice of Korean Confucianism
	Modernization, Authoritarianism, and Democracy
	Paths to Modernization and Development
	Confucianism, Democracy, and Reformism
3. Democratization by Launching Sixth Republic of Korea (ROK)
	Democracy Movement, and Democratic Transition
	Modernization Ideas Inspire Soldier Politicians
	Constitutional Crises of the Developmental State
	Democratic Opening and Political Change of 1987
	Analyzing the Political Economy of Democratization
4. "Reform Half-Way Down?" Cultural Context of Democratic Consolidation
	Reforming Post-Confucian Society
	The Challenges of Democratic Consolidation via Reform
	Successive Waves of Democratic Reform: Positive or Negative Consolidation?
	The Rule of Law and the Court Trial of Ex-Presidents
	Structure, Culture, and Failed Reform
5. Responses to Globalization: Sustaining Democracy through Economic Reform
	Globalization Drive: Advanced-Nation Status or Disease?
	Effects of the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis
	Is Globalization Threat or Opportunity?
	Negotiating Globalization Impacts: Clashing Styles and Approaches
	Globalization and Democratization in the Two Administrations
6. Global Political Economy and the Korean State
	The Unraveling of Korea's Miracle Economy: East Asian Miracle Revisited
	Economic Crisis, Recovery, and Restructuring
	The Logic of Competitive State in the IMF Era
	The Politics of Gridlock and Collective Action
7. Foreign Policy and Democracy: From Nordpolitik to Engagement
	Constructing Foreign Policy in Democracy: Ideas and Interests
	Nordpolitik (or Northern Policy) and Democratization
	Engagement (or the Sunshine Policy) toward North Korea
	External Impact of Engagement on Major Powers
	Conclusion: "Democratic Peace" and Korea's Future
8. New Democracy for Korean Society and Politics
	The Rise and Role of Civil Society for Democracy
	Korean Electoral Democracy in Action
	Assessing Institutional Change and Administrative Performance: The Policy Challenges and Leadership Responses
	Launching the Roh Moo Hyun Presidency: Problems and Prospects
9. Transforming Korean Politics? Conclusion
	Drawing Lessons from the Korean Experiment
	The "Asian Values" Discourse and Korean Culture
	Confronting Korea's Uncertain Security Future
	Concluding Remarks

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