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Building ships, building a nation : Korea's democratic unionism under Park Chung Hee

Author: Hwasook Bergquist Nam
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©2009.
Series: Korean studies of the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the rise and fall, during the rule of Park Chung Hee (1961-79), of the combative labor union at the Korea Shipbuilding and Engineering Corporation (KSEC), which was Korea's largest shipyard  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Nam, Hwasook Bergquist, 1959-
Building ships, building a nation.
Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008030226
(OCoLC)234234115
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hwasook Bergquist Nam
ISBN: 9780295800271 0295800275
Language Note: English.
OCLC Number: 775447001
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 372 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Worker militancy in the postwar years --
Anticommunism, labor rights, and organized labor: the early 1950s --
KSEC workers in the 1950s --
The KSEC union in the political upheavals of 1960-61 --
Consolidation of a democratic union --
Rationalization and resistance --
Development versus democracy: the late 1960s --
Privatization and the suppression of labor, 1968-69 --
Shipbuilding workers under authoritarian rule: the 1970s --
Shipbuilding for the world market and resurging labor militancy.
Series Title: Korean studies of the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies.
Responsibility: Hwasook Nam.
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Focuses on the mostly male heavy industry workers at the shipyard and on historical and sociopolitical sources of their militancy. * Journal of Economic Literature * This wonderful book restores a Read more...

 
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