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By Brendan Howe

Comprising case stories of Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan, this edited quantity explores the major features of democratic governance in Northeast Asia. every one democracy is classified at the quantity to which it allows the flourishing of social capital; prioritizes the pursuits of all as characterised through freedom from worry and wish; and empowers all to take part within the democratic method and governance. With specific specialize in the event of minorities, this quantity contends that the acid try out of democratic governance isn't really how good the govt represents the pursuits of the elites, or maybe the bulk, yet quite the way it cares for the wishes of weak teams in society.

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Hanley, 2014). On the contrary, since the Lee administration a “war over history” started with revisionists’ positions on national history increasingly being propagated and receiving higher attention. In the aftermath of a row over history textbook controversies under the Park Geun Hye administration, in 2013 the Ministry of Education finally decided to seriously consider reintroducing state-authored history textbooks so that the government would centrally control the publishing process and in particular monopolize content.

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