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The Nation, the People, the Citizen (2014) Author: Myoung-kyu Park (Professor, SNU) From 1850 to 1950, when modern elementary concepts were mainly formulated in Korea, the concepts of “the nation”, “the people”, and “the citizen” include complex meanings which reflect a distinct time frame and spatiality in collision with disparate civilization. Min (民, the people) traditionally referred to the unspecialized subjugated class. However, it..
The Impact of Changes in Household Living Arrangements on the Poverty Rate among Elderly People in South Korea(2016) Author: Keong Suk Park (Professor, Department of Sociology, Seoul National University) Mi Seon Kim (PhD. Student, Department of Sociology, Seoul National University) Source: Korean Journal of Sociology, 50(1), 221-253. Decreases in the number of households with elderly parents living with their children and increases in the number of elderly single-person or couple households are the main factor..
The End of Tomorrow? (2018) The End of Tomorrow? Familial Liberalism and Social Reproduction Crisis (in Korean, Jipmundang, 2018) Author: Kyung-sup Chang(Professor, SNU) This book provides a sophisticated analysis of the familism in Korea. The author conceptualizes and theorizes a basic economic and social order of Korea in terms of familial liberalism, and seeks to discover how this order fits with the principles and stra..
Punishing Sexual Violence: the Discourse and Practice of Sexual Violence Policy in the 2000s (2014) Author: Jihyun Choo (Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Seoul National University) Source: Journal of Korean Women's Studies, 30(3), 45-84. I. Introduction 1. Framing the problem Punitiveness, the discourse and practice of focusing on penalties, social isolation, and zero tolerance towards criminals, has been an ongoing trend in criminal policy, including policy related to sexual viol..