This week, the Minjoo Party used a parliamentary veto — the filibuster — to stall voting on a controversial anti-terrorism bill. Steven Denney examines the process by which the bill was nearly brought to a vote, and looks at polling data on what people thought of the opposition tactic.
Opportunities for comparison between Taiwan and South Korea abound. Many are salient, others rather less so than they first appear. Channeling insights from a recent event at the University of Toronto, Steven Denney investigates.
Shelley Rigger, professor of political science at Davidson College, discusses the methodological value of generational analysis for the study of values, political attitudes, and social identities.
Sino-NK interviews the author of a protean and provocative new book on transnational Korea.
The Ministry of Education plans to (re)implement a state-run textbook production system. Representatives from both the ruling and opposition parties use a recent parliamentary review session into the situation to verbally assault the other side’s position on the issue.
South Korean national identity is changing rapidly. In an exclusive interview with Emma Campbell, author of a recent article and forthcoming book on the subject, Steven Denney asks why.