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Human rights and transnational democracy in South Korea

Author / Creator
Hwang, Ingu, author
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Online
Summary

Drawing on previously unused or underutilized archival sources, Human Rights and Transnational Democracy in South Korea offers the first account of the historical intersection between South Korea's...

Drawing on previously unused or underutilized archival sources, Human Rights and Transnational Democracy in South Korea offers the first account of the historical intersection between South Korea's democratic transition and the global human rights boom in the 1970s.

Format
Books
Publication
  • Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2022
Physical Details
  • 1 online resource (361 pages)
  • data file
ISBNs
9780812298215, 0812253590, 9780812253597, 0812298217
OCLC
on1298388641

  • Description based upon print version of record.

  • Frontmatter -- CONTENTS -- List of Abbreviations -- Timeline of Major Events -- Note on Romanization and Translation -- Introduction. The Human Rights Turn: A Transnational Perspective on Democratization Movements in South Korea -- Chapter 1. Protest Language: Appropriating, Translating, and Transforming the Language of Human Rights -- Chapter 2. Transpacific Politics: Emerging Transnational Human Rights Actions and Counteractions -- Chapter 3. Washington: Emerging Epicenter for Transnational Human Rights Politics -- Chapter 4. The 1976 March 1 Incident: A Transnational Human Rights Issue and a US-ROK Diplomatic Quandary -- Chapter 5. People's Protests: Economic Rights as Human Rights -- Chapter 6. Kwangju: Democratic Struggles and Anti-Americanism -- Chapter 7. Aftermath: Human Rights Talk, Activism, and Politics in the 1980s Democratic Transition -- Epilogue. Human Rights in the Post-Democratization and Global Justice Age -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- Acknowledgments
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