市民なき市民社会からの脱却:―韓国の市民社会の変容― [in Japanese] Break away from the Civil Society without Citizen::Transformation of the Korean civil Society [in Japanese]
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South Korea is an appropriate case for comparison to study the politics of Japan. Therefore, with regard to civil society and interest groups, some important researches have been made comparing two countries. It has been pointed out that there was a contrasting character of civil society in Japan and Korea. Whereas civil society in Japan has an interest in the implemental process, Korea's one has been working for advocacy. We have found the grassroots - organized character of Japan compared with the elitist Korea. <br> However, we might not continue such a contrast in the future. Korea's civil society has undergone a rapid transformation. K-JIGS2 which is a survey conducted in 2008 about the underlying structure of the organization Korea vividly captures the changes in Korea. Rather, comparison of Japan and Korea should highlight the difference between Japan which is immobilized and Korea to change in line with international trends.
- The Annuals of Japanese Political Science Association
The Annuals of Japanese Political Science Association 63(2), 2_224-2_246, 2012
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