Democracy

Scholarly Publications

Catch Up: Why Poor Countries Are Becoming Richer, Democratic, Increasingly Peaceable, and Sometimes More Dangerous

August 1999

Why Poor Countries Are Becoming Richer, Democratic, Increasingly Peaceable, and Sometimes More Dangerous It is easy to be confused about the world’s prospect.

Region and Recalcitrance: Rethinking Democracy Through Southeast Asia

December 1995

Reprint from The Pacific Review (Vol. 8, No. 2).

Short March: China's Road to Democracy, The

December 1996

Reprint from The National Interest (Fall 1996).

Other Publications

A Mandate with Caveats: Lee Myung Bak's Election, Politics, and Policy

December 2007

Unintended Consequences of Repression: Alliance Formation in South Korea's Democracy Movement (1970-1979)

December 2008

Unintended Consequences of Repression: Alliance Formationin South Korea’s Democracy Movement (1970-1979)Paul Y.

South Korea's Democracy Movement (1970-1993): Stanford Korea Democracy Project Report

December 2007

News

Donald K. Emmerson discusses democracy and liberty

November 2003

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Rafiq Dossani discusses business process outsourcing to India

December 2003

When times were good, the U.S. technology industry was famous for attracting some of the best and brightest minds in India. But now that the industry has slumped and jobs in the U.S.

Events

Germany and Japan: Stalled on the Road to the Liberal Market Model?

October 1, 1999

In the space of ten short years, Germany and Japan have gone from paragons of economic success to models of political paralysis.

New Trends in European-Asian Relations: More Conflict Than Cooperation?

January 20, 2000

Recently the "Asia-Europe Vision Group" published its report "Asia-Europe Partnership in the 21st Century," outlining a bright, prosperous and trouble-free future of inter-regional relations.

Projects

Southeast Asia Program

The Southeast Asia Forum (SEAF) supports an array of projects related to this dynamic part of the world, and is an important component of Stanford's burgeoning Asian studies program.
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Korea Program

Shorenstein APARC's Korean Studies Program, begun in September 2000 and led by Gi-Wook Shin, features weekly luncheon seminars on Korea-related issues, from war reporting to health care to...
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Taiwan Democracy

The Taiwan Democracy project and event series invites leading scholars and diplomats from the United States and Asia to discuss a variety of topics related to cross-strait relations and greater...
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Multimedia

Enhancing South Korea's Security: The U.S. Alliance and Beyond

March 2009

Two decades ago, South Korea appeared on the path to greatly increased security. The Cold War was ending, fundamentally improving South Korea’s regional security environment.

One Year After Japan’s 3/11 Disaster: Reforming Japan’s Energy Sector, Governance, and Economy

February 2012

In the year following Japan’s 3/11 triple disaster of the Tohoku earthquake, tsunami, and Fukushima nuclear incident, fundamental issues in Japan’s political economy are being debated.

One Year After Japan’s 3/11 Disaster: Reforming Japan’s Energy Sector, Governance, and Economy

February 2012

In the year following Japan’s 3/11 triple disaster of the Tohoku earthquake, tsunami, and Fukushima nuclear incident, fundamental issues in Japan’s political economy are being debated.

People

Portrait of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Portrait of Kiyoteru Tsutsui Kiyoteru Tsutsui Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Portrait of Kenji Kushida Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar at APARC
portrait of Ho Ki Kim, 2020-21 Koret Fellow Ho Ki Kim Visiting Scholar at APARC, Koret Fellow, 2021-2022