Today, we are going to case study Korea and the coronavirus from a very particular angle; the impact that it has had on the authority and legitimacy of leaders. Post by inserting a comment above.
ii) Think about how the tone of the article might seem to an ‘outsider’. Does this suggest a a more realist interpretation of why the government has benefitted from the coronavirus.
ii) If we take his argument to be at least somewhat accurate, why might western democratic leaders make this kind of argument about the success of Korea.
iii) What does this show us about the importance of recognising relativism and universalism when we see it. Is it right for the same people to flit between the two positions whenever they want to?
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