Social Policy in a Development Context

Learning from the South Korean Developmental Success

Effective Developmental Cooperation and Synergistic Institutions and Policies

Editors: Yi, I., Mkandawire, T. (Eds.)

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This analysis of South Korea's development experience can present lessons for development in the 21st century. Situating the development experience of South Korea within the framework of the capability enhancing state, this volume examines the empowering institutions and policies of South Korea between 1945 and 2000.

About the authors

Thandika Mkandawire is Chair in African Development at LSE and Olof Palme Visiting Professor, Swedish Research Council. Earlier he was Director of UNRISD; and Executive Secretary of the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa. He has published widely on problems of policy making, adjustment and democratization.
 
Ilcheong Yi is Research Coordinator at UNRISD. His research interests are issues related to the developmental state, social policy in developing countries and macro-level development strategies. His recent publications are mainly related to the welfare state and health policies in developing countries.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Overview: Learning from Developmental Success

    Mkandawire, Thandika (et al.)

    Pages 1-7

  • Lessons from the Social Policy and Development of South Korea: An Interrogation

    Mkandawire, Thandika

    Pages 11-30

  • The Korean Experience and the Twenty-first-Century Transition to a Capability-Enhancing Developmental State

    Evans, Peter

    Pages 31-53

  • Securing the Home Market: A New Approach to Korean Development

    Amsden, Alice

    Pages 54-88

  • Institutional Linkages between Social Protection Measures and Industrialization in South Korea

    Lee, Jooha

    Pages 91-107

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Learning from the South Korean Developmental Success
Book Subtitle
Effective Developmental Cooperation and Synergistic Institutions and Policies
Editors
  • I. Yi
  • T. Mkandawire
Series Title
Social Policy in a Development Context
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-33948-5
DOI
10.1057/9781137339485
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-33947-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-46445-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 358
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