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Q&A: Seung-Kyung Kim on The Korean Women's Movement and the State

South Korea has changed dramatically since the rule of controversial military dictator Park Chung Hee. His grip on power from 1962 until his assassination in 1979 perpetuated a suppression of civil rights in the country and was especially harsh with regard to the role of women in society. Now, in Park Geun-hye, a woman is president of South Korea. Ironically, she is the dictator’s daughter.   Seung-Kyung Kim was a college student in the late 1970s and has since witnessed the changes...

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