Globalization

Scholarly Publications

Southeast Asia in Political Science: Terms of Enlistment

July 2008

Co-published by the East-West Center, this book originated in a 2004 conference convened by the Southeast Asia Forum (SEAF) at Shorenstein APARC.

Paradox of Korean Globalization, The

January 2003

This chapter first offers a theoretical framework to explain coexistence of nationalism and globalization by considering two interrelated processes: 1) nationalist appropriation of globalization...

Went for Cost, Stayed for Quality?: Moving the Back Office to India

November 2003

Will the next great wave of globalization come in services?

Other Publications

Future Of Bay Area Jobs

July 2004

In the last two decades the Bay Area economy has seen jobs move out of the region to domestic and overseas locations, in search of lower costs and markets.

Korean Food, Korean Identity: The Impact of Globalization on Korean Agriculture

December 2005

One of the few ways to get a taste of North Korea, short of leaping through numerous hoops to get a visa to visit the country, is to eat cold noodles (naengmyen).

Third Annual Globalization of Services Conference Summary Report

December 2007

On December 7 and 8, 2007, the Third Annual Globalization of Services Conference organized by Rafiq Dossani and Martin Kenney was held at Stanford University.

News

Interview with Rafiq Dossani in Silicon Valley Biz Ink

September 2003

Silicon Valley BizInk spoke to APARC Senior Research Scholar %people1% about his current hot-button work on the offshoring of business practices (BPO) to India.

What is the Valley's Future?

January 2004

As the region begins to emerge from a brutal recession, questions haunt the Valley. Will the jobs come back? Will we be able to maintain our global leadership in technology?

Events

Recent Shocks: The Repositioning of Southeast Asian Urban Regions: Winners and Losers

March 4, 1999

Southeast Asia has been buffeted by several shocks and momentous events over the last two years, in particular the economic recession which started in July 1997; the return of Hong Kong to China;...

Silicon Valley's New Immigrant Entrepreneurs: Local and Global Networks

October 5, 1999

Foreign-born engineers are a significant and fast growing presence in Silicon Valley.

250 Million to One: Does Globalization Help or Hurt Child Laborers?

October 14, 1999

Nike products, soccer balls, carpets, orange juice, garments, coffee beans--Consumer activists, labor unions and students have launched boycotts and protests against imports that have allegedly...

Projects

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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Causes of Japan's Economic Stagnation

Why has Japan's economy, once the envy of the world, fallen on such hard times, and why has recovery taken so long?
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Globalization of Services Conference

Asia's generally dismal record up to 1990 as a provider of brand-name services, despite efforts by Japan and Korea in banking, retail and software, turned around in the 1990s with the rise of China...
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Multimedia

Changing Corporate Governance in Japan

July 2015

Video and transcript from the event "Changing Corporate Governance in Japan" with Takeo Hoshi (Stanford University), Masaaki (Masa) Tanaka (Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) — A New Order for the Asia-Pacific?

October 2015

Audio and transcript from the event "The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) -- A New Order for the Asia-Pacific?" with Stanford scholars Donald Emmerson, Thomas Fingar, Daniel Sneider and Kathleen Stephens.After several years of tough negotiations,...

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman on the Trans-Pacific Partnership

February 2016

Video and transcript from the event "U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman on the Trans-Pacific Partnership" on Feb. 16, 2016.

People

Headshot of Thomas Fingar Thomas Fingar Lecturer at APARC
Portrait of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Portrait of Kenji Kushida Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar at APARC