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Author Pirie, Iain.

Title The Korean developmental state : from dirigisme to neo-liberalism / Iain Pirie
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 235 pages)
Series Routledge studies in the growth economies of Asia ; 73
Routledge studies in the growth economies of Asia ; 73
Contents The Korean developmental state, industrialisation, crisis and post-crisis restructuring -- Putting Korea in its place -- Global competition, neo-liberalism and alternatives -- Ontology of a miracle -- The disintegration of the development state and the failure of economic liberalisation in Korea -- Building institutions for markets -- Corporate and financial restructuring in post-crisis Korea -- Social impact of crisis and neo-liberal restructuring -- Conclusion : a neo-liberal state and the contradictions of neo-liberalism
Summary Focusing on the processes of state and economic restructuring in South Korea since the 1997 crisis, this book argues that in order to understand these processes it is necessary to analyse the evolution of global economic structures and how the Korean state's own economic project has been
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-228) and index
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Subject Democracy -- Korea (South)
Free enterprise -- Korea (South)
Neoliberalism -- Korea (South)
Korea (South) -- Economic policy.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203944658