Jeong-Woo Koo 

Jeong-Woo Koo is a Stanford-trained sociologist based at Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea. He has written numerous articles and books on human rights and international development and leads the SKK human rights research consortium.

구정우 교수는 스탠퍼드 대학교에서 사회학 박사 학위를 받았으며, 현재 성균관대학교 부교수로 재직 중에 있다. 인권 및 국제개발에 대한 다수의 논문과 책을 저술하였으며, 국제 인권연구 콘소시엄인 SSK 인권포럼의 매니저로 활동하고 있다.

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Dogs, pigs, and human rights: South Korea’s uproar

By: Jeong-Woo Koo 

A recent political uproar in South Korea has exacerbated the public’s diminishing trust in government officials.

Public opinion on human rights is the true gauge of progress

By: Jeong-Woo Koo 
Español | 한국어

External, “objective” measures of South Korea’s human rights progress will only take us so far. What we need now are the opinions of the people.



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