A theory of government-driven democratization: The case of Korea

Kim, Hee-Min
January 1994
World Affairs;Winter94, Vol. 156 Issue 3, p130
Academic Journal
Attempts to show that the coalition of the Democratic Justice Party (DJP), the New Democratic Republican Party (NDRP) and the Reunification Democratic Party (RDP) in Korea was driven by the political interests of the parties involved rather than to break the legislative deadlock. Implications of the merger; Two elections of 1992 for the democratization process in Korea; Democratization driven by government; The four party system; Returns from three elections.


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