[KS] South Korean Generations

S Hwang skhwang3 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 8 22:55:15 EDT 2015

Hi Steven,

If you go to Kyobobook store webpage and enter these words individually,
you will find a few books for each: 1) 4.19 세대, 2) 386세대, 3) 88만원 세대 (by
우석훈). I think there are differences, especially with the third one.


On Tue, Jun 9, 2015 at 7:56 AM, Steven Denney <stevencdenney at gmail.com>

> Dear Friends and Colleagues,
> Is anyone aware of existing literature on generational politics in South
> Korea? I'm fairly certain nothing substantial exists in English. But in
> Korean? South Korean society is often segmented (uncritically) into three
> generations. While this may be defensible, it usually isn't defended.
> There is, for instance, a fairly well developed literature in Taiwan (in
> Chinese) on what historical events have "made" Taiwanese generations. It is
> very nicely reviewed by Shelley Rigger in this 2006 East-West Center *Policy
> Studies* monograph
> <http://www.eastwestcenter.org/publications/taiwans-rising-rationalism-generations-politics-and-taiwanese-nationalism>.
> I would be very interested in reading anything that South Korean scholars
> have generated.
> Many thanks in advance.
> - Steven
> --
> Steven Denney
> Department of Political Science
> University of Toronto
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