WBEZ | Kyu Hyun Kim http://www.wbez.org/tags/kyu-hyun-kim Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Examining South Korea’s shockingly low rates of gun ownership http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-08-02/examining-south-korea%E2%80%99s-shockingly-low-rates-gun-ownership-89983 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-August/2011-08-02/southkorea.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>In South Korea, guns are so highly regulated that even the criminal underworld has trouble arming itself. The country has one of the lowest rates of gun crime in the developed world.</p><p>As part of our <em><a href="http://www.wbez.org/herethere" target="_blank">Here, There</a></em> series where we we examine how other countries tackle problems we face here at home, <a href="http://history.ucdavis.edu/professor/kyu-hyun_kim#anchorContact" target="_blank">Kyu Hyun Kim</a>, a professor of Korean history at the University of California-Davis, tells us about South Korea's unique gun culture.</p></p> Tue, 02 Aug 2011 16:10:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-08-02/examining-south-korea%E2%80%99s-shockingly-low-rates-gun-ownership-89983