Social Stratification and Inequality in South Korea

Thursday, July 17, 2014: 3:30 PM-5:20 PM
Room: 503

Language: English

This session deals with emerging issues in social stratification and inequality in South Korea, including health inequality, elderly poverty and social networks.
Session Organizer:
Kwang-Yeong SHIN, Chung-Ang University, South Korea
Social Gap in Korea: The Effects of Economic Deprivation on Social Capital and Self-identified Social Stratum (Oral Presentation)
Eun Young NAM, Seoul National University, South Korea; Doo-Seung HONG, Seoul National University, South Korea

Inequalities in Life Expectancy and Healthy Life Expectancy in Korea: Gender and Educational Disparity (Oral Presentation)
Myoung-Hee KIM, People’s Health Institute, South Korea; Kyung-Hee JUNG CHOI, Ewha Woman’s University, South Korea

Poverty and Inequality of Korean Elderly People: Life Long Effects of Labor and Welfare Systems on Old Age Income Support (Oral Presentation)
Keong-Suk PARK, Seoul National University, South Korea, South Korea