South Korea in 2014 A Tragedy Reveals the Country's Weaknesses

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    Abstract

    The Sewol ferry tragedy revealed weaknesses in South Korea's politics, economy, and society that had been sidestepped during economic development and political transition. The split in local elections, the Saenuri Party's sweep in by-elections, and the installation of critics of President Park as leaders of the ruling party all underscore the public's rejection of political stonewalling or politicking-as-usual.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)132-141
    JournalAsian Survey
    Volume55
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2015

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