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Contentious Activism and Inter-Korean Relations$
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Danielle Chubb

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780231161367

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231161367.001.0001

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Conclusion

Conclusion

Inter-Korean Relations from a South Korean Perspective

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(p.197) Conclusion
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Contentious Activism and Inter-Korean Relations
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Danielle L. Chubb

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Columbia University Press
DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231161367.003.0006

This concluding chapter first summarizes the book’s main findings. Among these is that the norms underpinning domestic political debate over unification and inter-Korean relations were developed through a negotiated argumentative process that took place between dominant and dissident discourses. Put differently, the norms embedded in the discourses that inform domestic political debate over inter-Korean relations today are the legacy of South Korea’s turbulent political activist history and can thus only be partially understood through the more static concept of framing. Three central beliefs have largely determined the shape of this debate: unification, human rights, and democracy. The chapter then considers the dramatic changes in inter-Korean relations under Lee Myung Bak, 2008–2012, and concludes by discussing the future prospects for inter-Korean relations.

Keywords:   South Korea, inter-Korean relations, North Korea, unification, human rights, democracy, Lee Myung Bak

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