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Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Hyung-A Kim
Categories: Economic development
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher:

"Korean Skilled Workers is the first book to systematically examine the sociopolitical trajectory of South Korea's skilled workers in heavy and chemical industries (HCI). Following the commencement of the Park Chung Hee regime's HCI project in 1972, the Great Workers' Struggle of 1987, and subsequent union militancy, a "labor aristocracy"
Korean Skilled Workers
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Hyung-A Kim
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-26 - Publisher: University of Washington Press

South Korea’s triumphant development has catapulted the country’s economy to the eleventh largest in the world. Large family-owned conglomerates, or chaebŏls, such as Samsung, Hyundai, and LG, have become globally preeminent manufacturing brands. Yet Korea’s highly disciplined, technologically competent skilled workers who built these brands have become known only for
Colonial Industrialization and Labor in Korea
Language: en
Pages: 249
Authors: Soon-Won Park
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-23 - Publisher: BRILL

This book is a study of labor relations and the first generation of skilled workers in colonial Korea, a subject crucial to the understanding of modernization in twentieth-century Korea. Born in rural Korea, these workers confronted both the colonial experience and the modern workplace as they interacted with Japanese managers
ICT Diffusion and Skill Upgrading in Korean Industries
Language: en
Pages: 18
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Colonial Modernity in Korea
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Gi-Wook Shin, Michael Robinson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-23 - Publisher: BRILL

The twelve chapters in this volume seek to overcome the nationalist paradigm of Japanese repression and exploitation versus Korean resistance that has dominated the study of Korea’s colonial period (1910–1945) by adopting a more inclusive, pluralistic approach that stresses the complex relations among colonialism, modernity, and nationalism. By addressing such