Recent Scholarly Publications

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Office of the Director of National Intelligence: From Pariah and Piñata to Managing Partner

June 2017

This is a chapter in the second edition of The National Security Enterprise, a book edited by Roger Z.

Divergent Memories: Opinion Leaders and the Asia-Pacific War

July 2016

No nation is free from the charge that it has a less-than-complete view of the past. History is not simply about recording past events—it is often contested, negotiated, and reshaped over time.

Asia's Middle Powers? The Identity and Regional Policy of South Korea and Vietnam

December 2013

South Korea and Vietnam established diplomatic relations only twenty years ago. Today these former adversaries enjoy unexpectedly cordial and rapidly expanding bilateral ties.

Japan under the DPJ: The Politics of Transition and Governance

July 2013

The Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) came to power in 2009 with a commanding majority, ending fifty years of almost uninterrupted Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) rule.

Drinking from the Poisoned Well

January 2013

In an International Economy article, Daniel C. Sneider explores the troubling history of China-Japan tension.

Exposure to violence in relation to depressive symptoms among male and female adolescent students in Cambodia

July 2012

Purpose: In spite of the apparent increases in family and community violence, research into its effects on adolescent mental health has received limited attention in Cambodia.

Restitution for Reconciliation: The US, Japan, and the Unpaid Assets of Asian Forced Mobilization Victims

July 2011

More than six decades after the end of World War II, the Japanese government has yet to return an estimated ¥278 million worth of unpaid financial assets owed to Asian victims of forced...

Local Politics in the Chinese Cultural Revolution: Nanjing Under Military Control

May 2011

China's protracted regional conflicts of 1967 and 1968 have long been understood as struggles between conservative and radical forces whose opposed interests were so deeply rooted in existing...

Factions in a Bureaucratic Setting: The Origins of Cultural Revolution Conflict in Nanjing

January 2011

Mass factions in China during the first two years of the Cultural Revolution have long been understood as interest groups: collections of individuals who shared interests due to common occupations,...

The Imbalance between Patient Needs and the Limited Competence of Top-Level Health Providers in Urban China: An Empirical Study

November 2010

Objective: To show the pattern of patient satisfaction with top-level delivery organizations (Level 2 and Level 3 hospitals), and using neo-institutionalism approach to explain the relatively low...

Does South Asia Exist? Prospects for Regional Integration

August 2010

Before 1947, South Asia was for the most part a single state. Multiple states emerged thereafter, and then moved apart politically, culturally, and economically.

Islamism: Contested Perspectives on Political Islam

November 2009

As America struggles to understand Islam and Muslims on the world stage, one concept in particular dominates public discourse: Islamism.

Fractured Rebellion: The Beijing Red Guard Movement

October 2009

Fractured Rebellion is the first full-length account of the evolution of China's Red Guard Movement in Beijing, the nation's capital, from its beginnings in 1966 to its forcible suppression in 1968...

Bound by a Hidden Agenda: The Birth and Consequences of the Bank of Japan's Quantitative Monetary Easing

July 2007

For the past five years, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) has employed an unconventional monetary easing policy, called quantitative monetary easing.

Factional Conflict at Beijing University, 1966-1968

December 2006

For two years after the summer of 1966, Beijing University was racked by factional conflict and escalating violence.

Journal of Korean Studies, volume 10

October 2005

Between 1979 and 1992, the JKS became a leading academic forum for the publication of innovative in-depth research on Korea.

Prospects for Peace in South Asia

March 2005

Prospects for Peace in South Asia, the inaugural title in a new series of "Studies of the Asia-Pacific Research Center" published by Stanford University Press, addresses the largely hostile, often...

Reorganizing the Power Distribution Sector in India

July 2004

This paper presents the central issues for electricity-sector reform in India, as they grew out of the reform process that began in 1991, and within the context of the sector's organization,...

Prospects Brighten for Long-term Peace in South Asia

April 2004

Ever since 1998, the year of India and Pakistan's nuclear tests, many commentators have argued that, in the absence of U.S.

Cultural Revolution in the Countryside, The: Scope, Timing and Human Impact

March 2003

Information extracted from 1,520 county annals published after 1987 is used to estimate the timing and impact of the Cultural Revolution in rural China.

Social Conflict and Regime Formation: A Comparative Study of South Korea and Costa Rica

December 2002

This article seeks to identify the social origins of authoritarianism in South Korea and social democracy in Costa Rica.

Beijing Red Guard Factionalism: Social Interpretations Reconsidered

May 2002

A generation of research on Red Guard politics has traced the origins of its debilitating factionalism to social and political divisions that were well established among students on the eve of the...

Politics of Ethnic Nationalism in Korea, The

October 1999

This study seeks to understand the conflict and tension arising from a territorially divided nation with a strong legacy of ethnic homogeneity, using the Korean case for consideration.


Portrait of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Andrew G. Walder Andrew G. Walder Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
oriana mastro 1 Oriana Skylar Mastro Center Fellow