Shorenstein APARC Publications
Sharing scholarship and insight on pressing Asia-Pacific topics
Our publishing program
We disseminate research and insight by the Shorenstein APARC intellectual community through an active publishing program that includes an array of books, working papers, and policy briefs. In addition, our faculty and researchers publish extensively in peer-reviewed, academic journals and in scholarly and trade presses. They also frequently provide commentary on newsworthy topics affecting Asia and U.S.-Asia relations.
The March First Movement of 1919 in Korea: National Resistance and Contending Legacies
In this Journal of Asian Studies article on the centennial of the March First Independence Movement of Korea, APARC director Gi-Wook Shin and co-author Rennie Moon discuss the origins of the movement and its impact and legacy for anti-imperialist movements in Asia and beyond.
Transboundary Game of Life: Memoir of Renowned Stanford Economist Masahiko Aoki
Aoki recounts his life as a young boy after WWII, as an activist opposing Japan's rearmament, and the academic journey that took him to Stanford, Harvard, Kyoto, and back again. This new English edition inspires young social scientists to make their own “transboundary game of life.”
Poisonous Pandas: Chinese Cigarette Manufacturing in Critical Historical Perspectives
In this volume, leading scholars investigate the proliferation of cigarette manufacturing over the last fifty years. Focusing on China, the world’s largest manufacturer and consumer of cigarettes, they shed light on the sources of the greatest health crisis of our day and how it may be quashed.
APARC Monograph Series with Stanford University Press
Jointly with Stanford University Press, the Center produces the series Studies of the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, featuring academic research by our faculty and scholars.
APARC In-House Series with the Brookings Institution Press
The Center produces a self-published book series featuring policy-relevant research and analysis by our scholars and affiliates. Titles in this series are distributed by Brookings Institution Press.
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