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The Quality of Life in Korea

Comparative and Dynamic Perspectives

  • Doh Chull Shin
  • Conrad P. Rutkowski
  • Chong-Min Park

Part of the Social Indicators Research Series book series (SINS, volume 14)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Doh Chull Shin, Conrad P. Rutkowski, Chong-Min Park
      Pages 3-16
  3. The Transformation of Korean Life

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Doo-Seung Hong
      Pages 39-50
    3. Jiho Jang
      Pages 51-70
    4. Doh Chull Shin, Junhan Lee
      Pages 71-92
    5. Aie-Rie Lee
      Pages 93-117
  4. Quality of Life Across Life Domains

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
    2. Ok Kyung Yang
      Pages 121-148
    3. Soonman Kwon
      Pages 171-186
    4. Junghyo Kim, Junhan Lee
      Pages 187-195
    5. Joung-Woo Lee
      Pages 197-209
    6. Jae-Young Son, Yun-hi Won, Choon-Geol Moon
      Pages 211-237
    7. Hee-Jong Joo
      Pages 239-263
    8. Meesook Kim
      Pages 265-289
    9. Hun Shik Kim
      Pages 345-364
  5. Quality of Life Across Population Groups

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 365-365
    2. Meesook Kim, Kyung-Ho Cho
      Pages 387-409
    3. Eun-Yeong Na, John Duckitt
      Pages 411-435
    4. Kyeong-Ho Cha
      Pages 455-477
  6. The Quality of Korean Life in Comparative Perspective

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 479-479
    2. Doh Chull Shin, Conrad P. Rutkowski
      Pages 509-534
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 535-537

About this book

Introduction

This is the first volume ever published to examine the objective and subjective qualities of Korean life from both comparative and dynamic perspectives. It presents non-Western policy alternatives to enhancing the quality of citizens' lives, distinguishing Korea as an Asian model of economic prosperity and political democracy.
The book is intended for academics, policy makers and the general public interested in recent developments in Korea.

Keywords

Generation Transformation education environment gender quality of life social change

Editors and affiliations

  • Doh Chull Shin
    • 1
  • Conrad P. Rutkowski
    • 2
  • Chong-Min Park
    • 3
  1. 1.University of Missouri at ColumbiaUSA
  2. 2.Institute for Applied PhenomenologySpring ValleyUSA
  3. 3.Korea UniversitySeoulKorea

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-0281-2
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2003
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-6152-2
  • Online ISBN 978-94-017-0281-2
  • Series Print ISSN 1387-6570
  • Buy this book on publisher's site