Insight for Sunday 2 September 2012
South Korea’s rapid economic development has meant some significant changes to its conservative social structure.
Among the most controversial is the advent of host bars - all night drinking rooms where female customers can select and pay for male companions.
The growth of the industry is throwing up new questions for South Korea's sociologists and politicians as they struggle to reconcile the country's traditional values with the effects of change.
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