Kim, J., & Zhong, Y. (2010). Religion and Political Tolerance in South Korea. East Asia: An International Quarterly, 27(2), 187-203. doi:10.1007/s12140-010-9112-1 http://0-ehis.ebscohost.com.uncclc.coast.uncwil.edu/eds/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?sid=a478dc7f-a3bc-4396-95e5-fe531c37065b%40sessionmgr113&vid=5&hid=26 This paper goes into great detail about the relationship between South Koreans’ religious and level of political tolerance. In South Korea, there are inter-denominational along with intra-denominational differences. The interdenominational (ethno-religious thesis) examines that the Buddhists in South Korea are more accepting than the …show more content…
Nonofficial religions are said to have a major effect on the lives of people worldwide. The elements of nonofficial religion entail superstition, magic, and the paranormal. This article will help in understanding the main characteristics of nonofficial religion and why South Koreans practice them.
Yang, M. (2012). The Making of the Urban Middle Class in South Korea (1961-1979): Nation-Building, Discipline, and the Birth of the Ideal National Subjects* The Making of the Urban Middle Class in South Korea (1961-1979): Nation-Building, Discipline, and the Birth of.. Sociological Inquiry, 82(3), 424-445. doi:10.1111/j.1475-682X.2012.00412.x http://ehis.ebscohost.com/ehost/detail?vid=8&sid=04c3b7ab-b2ee-430f-928b-173673528d67%40sessionmgr15&hid=20&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d#db=a9h&AN=77510227 While many studies of the South Korean government has emphasized the size and specifics of the middle class, this article does studies on how various tools were implemented so that the middle class could rise up and become the mainstream force. The article discusses processes that were put into place during the Chung Hee regime that helped formed the middle class. This article will be very accommodating in understanding the two concurrent processes that helped the formation of the middle class in Korea.
Fiona Yap, O. O. (2010). Strategic Government Spending in