Korean Nonprofit/Non-Government Sector Research, Sung-Ju Kim and Jin-Kyung Jung review the various aspects of the nonprofit sector in South Korea. The authors discuss the historical progress of the South Korean nonprofit sector; the internal and external environments of the nonprofit sector; its legal aspects and financial resources; collaboration among nonprofit, for-profit, and government agencies; and current challenges for the nonprofit sector in South Korea.
Sung-Ju Kim is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Work at North Carolina State University. Prior to NC State, he worked as an assistant professor at Monmouth University School of Social Work from 2012 to 2017. Dr. Kim earned his Ph.D. at the Indiana University School of Social Work. He has published articles for nonprofit education, philanthropic studies, and Asian studies. He also teaches nonprofit management and leadership, program evaluation, and research methods courses.
Jin-Kyung Jung is a Professor in the Department of Public Administration at Kwangwoon University, Seoul, Korea. Dr. Jung earned her Ph.D. in Social Welfare at the Ewha Womans University Graduate School, in 2004. She has published articles for volunteer policy, volunteerism, legal frame of philanthropic giving, and law and social welfare.
Korean Nonprofit/Non-Government Sector Research: a Literature Review and Analysis Sung-Ju Kim and Jin-Kyung Jung
Abstract Keywords Editor’s Introduction to VR 4.6: Voluntaristics Research Reviews on Specific Nations etc. as the Larger Context of This Review of South Korean Research
2 Terminology of the Nonprofit Sector in Korea
3 Origin of the Nonprofit Sector in Korea and Its Evolution
4 Legal Frameworks for the Nonprofit Sector in Korea
5 Size and Dimensions of the Korean Nonprofit Sector
6 Revenue Resources of the Nonprofit Sector in Korea
7 Philanthropic Giving and Volunteering in Korea
8 Contemporary Issues in the Korean Nonprofit Sector
All interested in the history of the South Korean nonprofit sector, the size and dimension of the third sector in South Korea, and anyone understand contemporary issues for the nonprofit sector in South Korea.