A history and directions of sociological studies in the Republic of Korea


Choi W.I.

PhD in Sociology, Professor of Institute of Russian Studies, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seul, Republic of Korea wooikchoi@yahoo.co.kr

ID of the Article: 5138


For citation:

Choi W.I. A history and directions of sociological studies in the Republic of Korea. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2015. No 2. P. 56-63




Abstract

A history of Korean sociology is depicted with following two items emphasized. 1. Taking root early in history of Korean sciences, it determines its foundation. 2. Criticizing positions of mainstream, it amounts to an alternative. Developments in sociological knowledge in RK are narrated in their historical context.


Keywords
Korean sociology; critical sociology; theory; methodology; leading sociology
Content No 2, 2015