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Peace Movements in South Korea and their Impacts on the Politics of the Korean Peninsula

Author: Steve Lok-Wai-Chung

In: Journal of Comparative Asian Development, Vol 10, No 2, 2011, pp. 253-280

This article covers the continuing and long-term protests against militarism, and for reconciliation with North Korea. It examines in particular protests against deployment of Korean troops overseas and against US military bases in Korea, and initiatives for reconciliation between the two Koreas, and assesses the movement's impact.