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Harvard Studies in East Asian Law 16

Human Rights in Korea

Historical and Policy Perspectives

Edited by William Shaw

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ISBN 9780674416055

Publication Date: 05/20/1991


  • Contributors
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction [William Shaw]
  • I. The Late Nineteenth Century
    • 1. Korean Human-Rights Consciousness in an Era of Transition: A Survey of Late-Nineteenth-Century Developments [Vipan Chandra]
    • 2. Korea before Rights [William Shaw]
  • II. Japanese Colonial Rule
    • 3. Between Class and Nation: The Equalization Society of the 1920s [William Shaw]
    • 4. Nationalism and Human-Rights Thought in Korea under Colonial Rule [Michael Robinson]
  • III. The Postwar Period
    • 5. Human Rights in South Korea, 1945–1953 [Gregory Henderson]
    • 6. U.S. Foreign Policy and Human Rights in South Korea [Jerome A. Cohen and Edward J. Baker]
    • 7. The 1987 Constitutional Reforms in South Korea: Electoral Processes and Judicial Independence [James M. West and Edward J. Baker]
    • 8. U.S. Human Rights Objectives and Korean Realities [Donald MacDonald]
  • Epilogue: Comparative Perspectives on Human Rights in Korea [Lawrence W. Beer]
  • Notes
  • Supplementary Reading List
  • Indexes

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