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Harvard East Asian Monographs 170

In Pursuit of Status

The Making of South Korea’s “New” Urban Middle Class

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$19.95 • £15.95 • €18.00

ISBN 9780674007819

Publication Date: 03/30/2002


  • List of Figures*
  • Introduction
  • 1. From Confucianism to Capitalism
  • 2. Occupations and Income
  • 3. Family
  • 4. Lifestyles
  • 5. Education
  • 6. Marriage Strategies
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • Guide to Romanizations
  • Index
  • * Figures
    • Layout of a traditional house
    • Layout of a 32-p’yŏng three-bedroom modern apartment
    • Layout of a 55-p’yŏng four-bedroom modern apartment

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