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Against Us or with Us? The Chinese Perspective of America's Alliances with Japan and Korea

May 1998

China’s attitude toward the U.S.-Japan and U.S.-Korea alliances, particularly the former, has drawn a lot of attention in the post–Cold War era.

China and the U.S.-Japan and U.S.-Korea Alliances in a Changing Northeast Asia

June 1999

The American security alliances with Japan and South Korea have been a major concern of China’s foreign and defense policies.

China's Foreign Economic Relations

May 1997

Containment by Stealth: Chinese Views of and Policies toward America's Alliances with Japan and Korea after the Cold War

September 1999

At the height of the Cold War, the dominant Western theories of alliance building in interstate relations argued that alliances tend to be motivated more by an external need to confront a clearly...

Peri-Urbanization in Chengdu, Western China: From "Third Line" to Market Dynamics

May 2000

Peri-urbanization in the Chengdu extended urban region is the subject of this discussion paper.

Region and Recalcitrance: Rethinking Democracy Through Southeast Asia

December 1995

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

The China-United States Bilateral Trade Balance: How Big Is It Really?

April 1996

There are huge discrepancies between the official Chinese and U.S. estimates of the bilateral trade balance.

Yen, the Yuan, and the Asian Currency Crisis: Changing Fortune between Japan and China, The

December 1998

The currency crisis that started in Thailand in the summer of 1997 was followed by repercussions on the currencies of neighboring countries, culminating in a crisis infecting most countries in East...

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.

Inpatient treatment of diabetic patients in Asia: evidence from India, China, Thailand and Malaysia

October 2009

Aims The prevalence of Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) has grown rapidly, but little is known about the drivers of inpatient spending in low- and middle-income countries.

Habitat for Entrepreneurship, The

July 2000

Published as part of the "Silicon Valley Networks" Research Project.

Foreign Direct Investment in New Electricity Generating Capacity in Developing Asia: Stakeholders, Risks, and the Search for a New Paradigm

January 2001

The rate of investment sufficient to provide developing Asia with a reasonably adequate supply of electricity is immense, ranging from a World Bank estimate of 2000 megawatts (MW) each month (which...

Foreign Penetration of Japan's Investment-Banking Market: Will Japan Experience the "Wimbledon Effect"?

July 2002

Foreign banks have long faced difficulties in attempting to enter certain Japanese financial markets.

On the Edge: Shaping the Future of Peri-urban East Asia

May 2002

The term peri-urbanization refers to a process in which rural areas located on the outskirts of established cities become more urban in character, in physical, economic, and social terms, often in...

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...

The Chinese Village, Inc.

December 1988

This volume, composed of nine provocative chapters by prominent Chinese specialists, analyzes Chinese economic change — the break-up of collective farming, the growth of private commerce, and the...

Emerging Third Stage Peri-Urbanization: Functional Specialization in the Hangzhou Peri-Urban Region

October 2003

Hangzhou Municipality is the provincial capital of Zhejiang, on China's east coast. It forms part of the Yangtze River Delta (YRD) region.

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

November 2003

Will the next great wave of globalization come in services?

Forgotten Lessons of Helsinki: Human Rights and U.S.-North Korean Relations

December 2004

In developing a strategy toward North Korea, many human rights activists and members of U.S. Congress have mistakenly applied experiences drawn from East-West relations during the Cold War.

The Role of the Local State in China's Transitional Economy

December 1995

Bending without Breaking, The Adaptability of Chinese Political Institutions

December 2003

Gradual change has been a hallmark of the Chinese reform experience, and China's success in its sequential approach makes it unique among the former command economies.

One Nation Under God? History, Faith, and Identity in Indonesia

December 2005

This comparative exploration looks at religion and politics in the social dynamics of Southeast Asia's two most populous nations.

Corporate Restructuring and Social Security in State Owned Enterprises: Lessons from China

November 2006

The dynamics of a global economy is being reshaped by the economic emergence of two Asian giants, China and India.

Indian Federalism and the Conduct of Foreign Policy in Border States: State Participation and Central Accommodation

March 2005

The role of subnational units (states, provinces, cantons, Lander) in international affairs is a growing subject in the literature on federalist affairs.


Photo of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Dr. Thomas Fingar Thomas Fingar Lecturer at APARC
Photo of Oriana Skylar Mastro Oriana Skylar Mastro Center Fellow
Photo of Arzan Tarapore Arzan Tarapore Research Scholar at APARC
Photo of Qingguo Jia Qingguo Jia Visiting Scholar at APARC, 2022-23, Payne Distinguished Fellow, 2022-23
Photo of Laura Stone Laura Stone Visiting Scholar at APARC, 2022-23, China Policy Fellow, 2022-23
Photo of Xiao Ren Xiao Ren Visiting Scholar at APARC, 2022-23
Portrait of Scot Marciel Scot Marciel Oksenberg-Rohlen Fellow
Photo of Michael Breger Michael Breger Communications Manager
kristen lee   aparc photo 3x4 Kristen Lee Executive Assistant to Professor Gi-Wook Shin