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Down and Down We Go: Trust and Compliance in South Korea


  • Aie-Rie Lee


Sociopolitical value orientations in South Korea have changed dramatically throughout the post-World War II period, primarily as a function of intergenerational change and rising levels of education. This article investigates the impact of value change on political cynicism and noncompliance. Copyright (c) 2003 by the Southwestern Social Science Association.

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  • Aie-Rie Lee, 2003. "Down and Down We Go: Trust and Compliance in South Korea," Social Science Quarterly, Southwestern Social Science Association, vol. 84(2), pages 329-343.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:socsci:v:84:y:2003:i:2:p:329-343

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    1. Morash, Merry & Kwak, Dae-Hoon & Hoffman, Vincent & Lee, Chang Hun & Cho, Sun Ho & Moon, Byongook, 2008. "Stressors, coping resources and strategies, and police stress in South Korea," Journal of Criminal Justice, Elsevier, vol. 36(3), pages 231-239, July.
    2. Ludwig Bstieler & Martin Hemmert, 2010. "Trust formation in Korean new product alliances: How important are pre-existing social ties?," Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Springer, vol. 27(2), pages 299-319, June.

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