The Routledge Handbook of Korean Politics and Public Administration gathers the expertise of leading international scholars to survey the full spectrum of contemporary South Korean international relations, public management, and public policies.
Divided into four parts, the handbook covers a range of issues including: domestic Korean political parties, elections and leadership, foreign policy, national security and relations with North Korea, public administration, governance and finance, and economic, social and environmental public policies.
Offering a complete overview of the field, the handbook is an invaluable resource for academics, researchers, policy analysts, graduate and undergraduate students studying South Korean Politics and International Relations as well as East Asian Politics.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction, Chung-in Moon and M. Jae Moon
Part 1: Korean Politics
2. Political Institutions in Korea, Yoojin Lim and Jungho Roh
3. Political Culture and Behavior, Ji-yoon Kim
4. Political Process- elections, interest group politics, and mass media, Jong-sung You
5. Political Parties, Yoonkyung Lee
6. Political leadership, Sangyoung Rhyu
7. Political Polarization- regionalism, ideology, and generational changes, Wook Kim
Part 2: Korean Foreign Policies and National Security
8. Korean Foreign Policy - A Historical Overview, Ki-jung Kim
9. Korean Foreign and National Security Policy- actors, structure, and process, Jong-Yun Bae
10. National Defense, Young-geun Kwon
11. Unification Policy, Sangkeun Lee and Chung-in Moon
12. National Intelligence, Chung-in Moon and Woong Chun
13. Managing North Korea, Yong-ho Kim
14. Managing Big Powers, John Delury
15. ROK and the Middle Power Diplomacy, Yul Sohn
Part 3: Korean Public Administration and Governance
16. Korean Civil Service Systems from Recruitment to Retirement, Sungjoo Choi
17. Public Service Motivation in Korea, Chansu Jung and Seeun Ryu
18. Performance Management in Korea, Jungwook Lee
19. Citizen Participation in Korea, Younhee Kim
20. E-government and Digital Governance, M. Jae Moon and Jooho Lee
21. Korean Public Finance, Chul Liu and Kangkoo Lee
22. Public Trust and Transparency in Korea, Kwangho Jung
23. Public Corporations and Quasi-government Organizations in Korea, Sanghee Park
Part 4: Korean Public Policies
24. Korean Economic Policies, Heonjoo Jung
25. Korean Social Welfare Policies, Jaejin Yang
26. Korean Environmental Policies, Kyungjun Yun and T.J. Lah
27. Korean Information and Communication Technology Policies, Samyoul Lee
28 Korean Science and Technology Policies, Eunjung Shin and Eric Welch
29 Korean Health Policies, Do Hyung Kim, Soojin Min and Hyoungah Kim
Chung-in Moon is Distinguished University Professor, Yonsei University, South Korea.
M. Jae Moon is Professor in the Department of Public Administration and Director of the Institute for Future Government, Yonsei University, South Korea.