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The Korean model of ODA

The Korean model of ODA Purpose– The purpose of this paper is to critically review the Korean ODA policy in terms of its context, actors, structures, and values so as to find how these characteristics are reflected in the education ODA of Korea. Design/methodology/approach– This study modifies and adopts the analytical framework of contingency, agency, structure, and ideology in historical sociology of education. Previous studies and documents of Korean Government are reviewed to find the relevance to the above analytical framework. Findings– This study has found that the characteristics of Korean ODA policy, such as economic orientation, are reflected in the education ODA practices. Originality/value– Studies on Korean ODA policy is rather rare, moreover, critical reviews are hard to find, particularly in English. This study will be a good start for further ones to understand the Korea ODA policy. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Asian Education and Development Studies Emerald Publishing

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
2046-3162
DOI
10.1108/AEDS-09-2013-0055
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Abstract

Purpose– The purpose of this paper is to critically review the Korean ODA policy in terms of its context, actors, structures, and values so as to find how these characteristics are reflected in the education ODA of Korea. Design/methodology/approach– This study modifies and adopts the analytical framework of contingency, agency, structure, and ideology in historical sociology of education. Previous studies and documents of Korean Government are reviewed to find the relevance to the above analytical framework. Findings– This study has found that the characteristics of Korean ODA policy, such as economic orientation, are reflected in the education ODA practices. Originality/value– Studies on Korean ODA policy is rather rare, moreover, critical reviews are hard to find, particularly in English. This study will be a good start for further ones to understand the Korea ODA policy.

Journal

Asian Education and Development StudiesEmerald Publishing

Published: Dec 20, 2013

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