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'South Koreans Worked a Democratic Miracle. Can They Do It Again?', a new article by Dr Ha-Joon Chang

last modified Sep 15, 2017 09:43 AM

The New York Times has published an article written by our very own Dr Ha-Joon Chang. The article, 'South Koreans Worked a Democratic Miracle. Can They Do It Again?' was published in the 14th September edition, and can be read here: 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/14/opinion/south-korea-social-mobility.html?rref=collection%2Fspotlightcollection%2Fworld-review-the-state-of-democracy&action=click&contentCollection=opinion&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=1&pgtype=collection&_r=1

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