The Determinants of Participation in the Candlelight Protest for the impeachment of Park Geun-hye from 2016 to 2017

2016년-2017년 박근혜 퇴진 촛불집회 참여의 결정요인

  • Received : 2017.06.15
  • Accepted : 2017.08.07
  • Published : 2017.08.30


The purpose of this study is to analyze the determinants of participating in the candlelight protest for the impeachment of Park Geun-hye from 2016 to 2017. In particular, it revealed the effects of social economic factors, emotional factors, political orientation, and political attitudes and behaviors in participation of candlelight protests. To this end, the survey was conducted for candlelight participants and non-participants. The results of the study confirmed the effects of gender, ideology, political party, anger, dissatisfaction with the presidential performance, non voting activities, TV and newspaper use, and political association activities.


Supported by : 한국연구재단