Publications: Asia Members

Herlin Chien
United Nations University

Journal Article

Herlin Chien 2016 December “Public Value Production in Cross-Sector Collaborations: Evidence from Problem Solving Cases in Taiwan” 行政暨政策學報 第63期 45-86頁(TSSCI期刊)

Herlin Chien 2016 October “Organizational Learning through Public-Private Partnerships: A Human Resource Management Perspective” upcoming in International Journal of Public Policy Vol. 12 No. 3/4/5/6 pp. 316-338 (EconLit 期刊)

Herlin Chien 2016 July “Impact of Crisis on State-Society Relations: The Case of a Democratizing Taiwan” International NGO Journal 11(3): 20-32

Herlin Chien 2016 February “Role of the Public Sector in Agricultural Coopetition: Place-based Marketing in Post-WTO Rural Taiwan” Journal of Management and Strategy 7(1): 65-80 (ABI/INFORM期刊)

Herlin Chien. 2015 September “Problematization in Problem Identification Process” 公共行政學報 49期 71-102頁 (TSSCI期刊)

HerlinChien. 2015 July “Beyond the Dichotomous Evaluation of the Public Value-PPP Relation: From PPP to PPX” Lexlocalis – Journal of Local Self-Government 13(3):375-396 (SSCI 期刊; Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1,06 (Law 99/291, Public Administration 25/85), SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 0,228 (Public Administration 71/113; Law 258/458), ISI Impact Factor: 0,600 (Political Science 91/156, Public Administration 30/46).

Herlin Chien. 2014. “Crisis and Essence of Choice: Explaining Post-Fukushima Nuclear Energy Policy Making” Risk, Hazards, & Crisis in Public Policy. 5(4):385-404 (published by The Policy Studies Organization under American Political Science Association

HerlinChien. 2013.〈Policy Change or Policy Intractability in Post-Crisis Landscape? The Fukushima Explosion and Comparative Nuclear Energy Policy〉。Administration and Public Policy Journal行政暨政策學報, vol. 56, pp. 117-146. (TSSCI Journal)


Herlin Chien (with Samuel C.Y. Ku) (eds) 2018/6 Southeast Asia: Beyond Borders and Boundaries. Wenzao University Press. ISBN 978-986-6585-49-4

Herlin Chien, 2015/8, Exploring Micro-Dynamics of French Cohabitation – A Historical Interpretation. Golden Light Academic Publishing. ISBN 9783639817614

Yooil Bae
Fulbright University, Vietnam

2018 (sắp xuất bản). Jefferey M. Sellers, Anders Lidström and Yooil Bae. The Three Worlds of Multilevel Democracy: Local Linkages, Civil Society and the Development of the Modern State

  1. Yu-Min Joo, Yooil Bae and Eva Kassens-Noor. Mega-Events and Mega Ambition: The Rise of South Korea and the Strategic Use of Big Four Events. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
  2. Yooil Bae. “South Korea’s Civil Society,” in Akihiro Ogawa (ed.), Handbook of Civil Society in Asia. London: Routledge.
  3. Yooil Bae and Yu-Min Joo. “Pathways to Meet Critical Success Factors for Local PPPs: The Cases of Urban Transport Infrastructure in Korean Cities.” Cities 53(April): 35-42.
  4. Yooil Bae, Yu-Min Joo, and Soh-Yeon Won. “Decentralization and Collaborative Disaster Governance: Evidence from South Korea.” Habitat International 52: 50-56.
  5. Yooil Bae. “Ideas, Interests and Practical Authority in Reform Politics: Decentralization in South Korea in 2000s.” Asian Journal of Political Science 24(1): 63-86 DOI: 10.1080/02185377.2015.1120678.
  6. Heejin Han and Yooil Bae. “Reality Revealed: U.S. Military Bases, Environmental Impact, and Civil Society in South Korea,” in Edwin A. Martini (ed.), Providing Grounds: Military Bases, Weapon Testing, and the Environmental Impact of American Empire. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
  7. Yooil Bae. “Decentralized Urban Governance and Environmental Collaboration in South Korea: the Case of Hyundai City.” Pacific Affairs: An International Review of Asia and the Pacific 86 (4): 759-783.
  8. Yooil Bae and Sunhyuk Kim. “Civil Society and Local Activism in South Korea’s Local Democratization.” Democratization 20 (2): 260-86.
  9. Yooil Bae. “Governing Cities without States? Rethinking Urban Political Theories in Asia.” In Mark Jayne et al. (eds.), Urban Theory Beyond the ‘West’: A World of Cities. Routledge: London, p.95-110.

Dulam Bumochir
National University of Mongolia

Mongolia (Democracy, civil society and movement in Routledge Handbook of Civil Society in Asia)

The Afterlife of Nomadism: Pastoralism, environmentalism, civilisation and identity in Mongolia and China

Contradictions in schooling children among Mongolian pastoralists (by Dulam Bumochir and Ariell Ahear)

Institutionalization of Mongolian shamanism: from primitivism to civilization

Degrees of Ritualization: Language Use in Mongolian Shamanic Ritual

Respect for the State: Constructing the State on Present Humiliation and Past Pride

Gaik Cheng Khoo
University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus

KHOO, G.C., 2018. Bersih and Civic Empowerment in Malaysia. In: WELSH, BRIDGET and LOPEZ, GREG, eds., Regime Resilience in Malaysia and Singapore Gerakbudaya (Petaling Jaya, Malaysia).

KHOO, G.C., 2018. Penang hawker food: preserving taste, affirming local ‘distinction’?. In: FALCONER, EMILY, ed., Space, Taste and Affect: Atmospheres that shape how we eat 1st. Rouledge. (In Press.)

KHOO, G.C.,  2017. “The Cheapskate Highbrow and the Dilemma of Sustaining Penang Hawker Food.” SOJOURN: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia. 32(1), 36-77

KHOO, G.C., 2017. Civil Society in Malaysia. In: OGAWA, AKIHIRO, ed., Routledge Handbook of Civil Society in Asia. Routledge.

KHOO, G.C., 2015. “Syiok Sendiri? Independent Filmmaking in Malaysia.”. In: DORIS BALTRUSCHAT and MARY P. ERICKSON, eds., Independent Filmmaking Around the Globe. U of Toronto Press. 213-235

KHOO, G.C. and LEE, JULIAN CH, eds., 2015. Malaysia’s New Ethnoscapes and Ways of Belonging. Routledge.

KHOO, G.C., 2015. Introduction: Theorizing Different Forms of Belonging in a cosmopolitan Malaysia. In: KHOO, GC and LEE, JULIAN CH, eds., Malaysia’s New Ethnoscapes and Ways of Belonging Routledge. 1-16

KHOO, G.C., 2014. The Politics of Reformasi: independent filmmakers re-imagine citizenship in Malaysian Gods and Project 15Malaysia.. In: SOPHIE LEMIÈRE, ed., Misplaced Democracy: Malaysian Politics and People. Strategic Information and Research Development. 151-171

KHOO, G.C., 2014. “Imagining hybrid cosmopolitan Malaysia through Chinese kungfu comedies: Nasi Lemak 2.0 (2011) and Petaling Street Warriors (2011).” Journal of Chinese Cinemas. 8(1), 57-72

KHOO, G.C., 2014. “Theorizing Different Forms of Belonging in a Cosmopolitan Malaysia.” Citizenship Studies. 18(8), 791-806

KHOO, G.C., 2014. “‘We keep it local’ – Malaysianising “Gangnam Style”: a question of place and identity.”. In: JUNGBONG CHOI and ROALD MALIANGKAY, eds., K-Pop – The International Rise of the Korean Pop Music Industry. Taylor & Francis. 146-163

JEAN DURUZ and KHOO GAIK CHENG, 2014. Eating Together: Food, Space and Identity in Malaysia and Singapore Rowman and Littlefield.

KHOO, G.C., 2014. Bersih dan Ubah: citizenship rights, intergenerational togetherness and multicultural unity in Malaysia.. In: DANIEL P.S. GOH, ed., Worlding Multiculturalisms: The Politics of Inter-Asian Dwelling Routledge. 109-126

KHOO, G.C., 2013. “The rise of Constitutional Patriotism in Malaysian civil society.” Asian Studies Review. 38(3), 325-344

KHOO, G.C., 2013. “Of Diminishing Memories and Old Places: Singaporean Films and the Work of Archiving Landscape.” Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies. 39(1), 31-52

KHOO, G.C., 2013. “Where the Heart Is: Cinema and Civic Life in Singapore.”. In: MARTIN DINES & TIMOTHEUS VERMEULEN, ed., New Suburban Stories Bloomsbury Academic.

KHOO, G.C., 2013. “Lawak educated or lawak pakai tie, the political satirist.”. In: Figures of Southeast Asian Modernity. U of Hawaii Press. 185-187.

KHOO, G.C.,, 2012. “Here In My Home”: exploring space, identity and belonging in independent Malaysian films. In: JEAN PIERRE GIMENEZ, ed., Southeast Asian Cinema Asiexpo.

KHOO, G.C., 2012. Smoking, Eating and Desire: A Study of Alienation in the Films of James Lee. In: BENJAMIN MCKAY & MAY ADADOL INGAWANIJ, ed., Glimpses of Freedom: Independent Cinema in Southeast Asia Cornell SEAP.

KHOO, G.C., 2011. Taking Liberties: Independent Filmmakers Representing the Tudung in Malaysia. In: ANDREW WEINBERG, ed., Islam and Popular Culture in Indonesia and Malaysia Routledge.

KHOO, GAIK CHENG, 2010. “Gendering Old and New Malay through Malaysian auteur filmmaker U-Wei Haji Saari’s literary adaptations, The Arsonist (1995) and Swing My Swing High, My Darling (2004).” South East Asia Research. 18(2), 301-324.

KHOO, G.C., 2010. Through Our Own Eyes: Independent Documentary Filmmaking in Malaysia. In: YEOH SENG-GUAN, ed., Media, Culture and Society in Malaysia Routledge.

KHOO, G.C., 2010. Filling the gaps of history: Independent Documentaries Re-Present the Malayan Left. In: TONY DAY AND MAYA LIEM, ed., Cultures at War: The ‘Cold War’ and the Arts in Southeast Asia Cornell SEAP.

DANIEL GOH, MATILDA GABRIELPILLAI, PHILIP HOLDEN AND KHOO GAIK CHENG, ed., 2009. Race and Multiculturalism in Malaysia and Singapore. Routledge.

KHOO, G.C., 2009. What is Diasporic Chinese Cinema in Southeast Asia? Journal of Chinese Cinemas. 3(1), 69-71

KHOO, G.C., 2009. In: DANIEL GOH, MATILDA GABRIELPILLAI, PHILIP HOLDEN AND KHOO GAIK CHENG, ed., Reading the films of independent filmmaker Yasmin Ahmad: cosmopolitanism, Sufi Islam and Malay subjectivity Routledge.

KHOO, G.C., 2008. Urban Geography as Pretext: Sociocultural Landscapes of Kuala Lumpur in Independent Malaysian Films. Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography. 29, 34-54

KHOO, G.C., 2007. Just Do-It-(Yourself): Independent Filmmaking in Malaysia. Inter-Asia Cultural Studies. 8(2), 227-247

KHOO, G.C., 2006. Reclaiming Adat: Contemporary Malaysian Film and Literature. University of British Columbia Press.

KHOO, G.C., 2006. You’ve Come A Long Way, Baby: Erma Fatima, Film and Politics. South East Asia Research. 14(2), 179-209

KHOO, G.C., 2002. Strangers Within the (Imagined) Community: A Study of Modern Malay Identity in U-Wei Haji Saari’s Jogho and Sabri Zain’s Face Off. Review of Indonesian and Malaysian Affairs. 37(2), 81-114

Jeff Kingston
Temple University


Press Freedom in Contemporary Japan (2017).

Nationalism in Asia: A History Since 1945 (2016).

Asian Nationalisms Reconsidered (2016).

Kingston, J. Contemporary Japan: History, Politics and Social Change Since the 1980s. (Wiley 2010, 2nd revised ed. 2012).

Kingston, J. (ed.) Contemporary Japanese Politics. 4 volumes. Brill, 2013.

Kingston, J. Japan’s quiet transformation: Social change and civil society in the 21st century. Routledge Courzon, 2004.

Kingston, J. Japan in transformation 1952-2000. Longman, (revised 2nd edition 2011).


“Empire of the Setting Sun”, Foreign Policy, August 15, 2016.

“The Japan Lobby and Public Diplomacy”, The Asia-Pacific Journal, Vol. 14, issue 9, no. 1, May 1. 2016.

“Devastating Consequences, Flawed Responses: Japan’s 3.11 Tragedy”, in Feener and Daly, ed. Rebuilding Asia, Cambridge University Press 2016.

“Marriage and Family in Crisis in Contemporary Japan”, in Celello and Kholoussy, ed. Rebuilding Asia, Domestic Tensions, National Anxieties, Oxford 2016.

“Japanese University Humanities and Social Sciences Programs Under Attack”, The Asia-Pacific Journal, September 28, 2015. Volume 13, Issue 39, Number 1.

“SEALDs: Students Slam Abe’s Assault on Japan’s Constitution”, The Asia-Pacific Journal, August 31, 2015 Volume 13, Issue 36, Number 1.

“Risk and Consequences: The Changing Japanese Employment Paradigm”, co-authored with Machiko Osawa in Anne Allison and Frank Baldwin (eds), Japan’s Possible Futures, NYU Press, 2015.

“Nationalism and the 2014 Election: The Abe Conundrum”, in Pekkanen, Scheiner and Reed, ed., Japan Decides: The 2014 Election, Palgrave McMillan, 2015.

“Downsizing Fukushima” in Mark Mullins and Koichi Nakano, ed., Disasters and Social Crisis in Contemporary Japan: Political, Religious, and Cultural Responses, Palgrave McMillan 2015.

“Abe’s Nuclear Renaissance: Energy Politics in Post-3.11”, Japan Critical Asian Studies, vol 46, no 3, 2014, pp 461-484.

Kingston, J. Museums, Manga, Memorials and Korean-Japan History Wars, Asian Studies II (XVII) 2 (2014), 41-71.

“Precarious Work in Japan (with Machiko Osawa and Myoung Jun Kim)”, American Behavioral Scientist. March 2013 vol. 57 no. 3 309-334.

Kingston, J. Japan’s Nuclear Village. Asia-Pacific Journal vol 10:37, no. 1 (Sept. 10, 2012).

Kingston, J. Burma’s Despair. Critical Asian Studies, vol. 40, no. 1 (March 2008), 3-43.

Kingston, J. Nanjing Massacre Memorial: Renovating War Memory in Nanjijng and Tokyo. Japan Focus (8/22/2008).

Kingston, J. Balancing justice and reconciliation in East Timor. Critical Asian Studies, vol. 38, no. 3 (Sept. 2006), 271-302.

Anwar Hossen
University of Dhaka

2018 (Submitted) With Md. Arif Chowdhury, M. Shahjahan Mondal, and Mashfiqus Salehin. Human Rights Approach to Adaptation and Migration to Address Climatic Concerns. Ecology and Society.

2018 (Submitted) With Md. Arif Chowdhury, M. Shahjahan Mondal, and Mashfiqus Salehin. Challenges of Governance for Addressing Climatic Concerns in Coastal Bangladesh. Environmental Policy and Governance.

2017 With M. Rafiqul Islam: Connection among Water, Agriculture, and Human Rights, and Its Concerns in Bangladesh, Journal of Archaeology and Anthropology, 1(1): 1-9

2017 Enhancing resilience in megacities: urban governance responses to floods in Dhaka. Sustainability

2016 Editorial: Water and Ecological Resource Governance: The GBB Context. Springer Journal, Bandung: Journal of the Global South

2016 Participatory Mapping for Community Empowerment. Taylor & Francis Journal, Asian Geographer, 33(2): 97-113.

2016 With John Wagner. The Need for Community Inclusion In Water Basin Governance in Bangladesh. Bandung: Journal of the Global South. 2(1):1-17.

2015 The Ganges Basin Management Review for Community Empowerment. Bandung: Journal of the Global South, 1(4):1-16.

2015 Poverty Reduction Challenges: BRAC’s Programs in Bangladesh, The Dhaka University Studies, 6(8):43-63

2012 Bilateral Hydro-hegemony in the Ganges-Brahmaputra Basin. Oriental Geographer, 53(1&2):1-18.

2012 Ethnic Identity and Inequality in Israeli Labor Market Participation, The Dhaka University Studies 11(5)

2008 Economic Globalization: An Episode in Cultural Homogenization?   Global Media  Journal, 7(13)

2008 The Impact of Recurrent Natural Disasters on Chronic Poverty. Societies without Borders, 3(2)

2005 With Islam, M. S., M. A. Hossain: Prioritizing Institutionalization in Political Parties: A Remedy for Dysfunctional Effects on Institutions in Bangladesh. Journal of Political Science and Public Administration, 1(1)

2002 The Impact of Flood and Human Behavior: A Sociological Analysis. Social Science Review, 19(2)

2002 Sociological Approach and Health Care: A Critical Review. Bangladesh Journal of Resources and Development, 1(1)

2001 Beliefs and Practices Relating to Health Care in Developing Countries. Social Science Review, 18(2)
Ian Rowen
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Ian Rowen.(2018). Tourism as a territorial strategy in the South China Sea. Enterprises, Localities, People, and Policy in the South China Sea: Beneath the Surface: Palgrave Macmillan.

Ian Rowen, Jamie Rowen. (2017). Taiwan’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission: The geopolitics of transitional justice in a contested state. International Journal of Transitional Justice, 11(1), 92-112.

Ian Rowen. (2016). The geopolitics of tourism: Mobilities, territory and protest in China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. Annals of the American Association of Geographers, 106(2), 385-393.

Ian Rowen. (2015). Inside Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement: Twenty-Four Days in a Student-Occupied Parliament, and the Future of the Region. Journal of Asian Studies, 74(1), 5-21.

Rowen, I. (2014). Tourism as a territorial strategy: The case of China and Taiwan. Annals of Tourism Research, 46, 62-75.
Daniel Kremers
German Institute for Japanese Studies, Tokyo

2018 [With: Dimmer, Christian] Towns in Transition – Regional and Ideological Diversity among Local Climate Protection Projects and Regional Revitalization Efforts in Rural Japan, In: Local Action on Climate Change – Opportunities and Constraints. Edited by Susie Moloney, Hartmut Fünfgeld, Mikael Granberg. Oxon, New York: Routledge.

2018 [With: Rother, Stefan] Migration, In: Routledge Handbook of Civil Society in Asia. Edited by Akihiro Ogawa. Oxon, New York: Routledge.

2017 [With: Izuta, Shunsuke] Bedeutungswandel der Zivilgesellschaft oder das Elend der Ideengeschichte: Eine kommentierte Übersetzung von Hirata Kiyoakis Aufsatz zum Begriff shimin shakai bei Antonio Gramsci (Teil 1), In: Asiatische Studien – Études Asiatiques. Vol. 71 No. 2 (May 2017). pp. 713 – 739. DOI:

2014 Transnational Migrant Advocacy from Japan: Tipping the Scales in the Policy Making Process, In: Pacific Affairs. Vol. No. 87 (December 2014). pp. 715-741. DOI:

2011 Technologietransfer oder Import von Arbeitskräften? Politische und wirtschaftliche Dimensionen des Trainings und Praktikums für Ausländer in Japan 1982 bis 2010, In: Chiavacci, David; Wieczorek, Iris (Ed.) Japan 2011: Politik, Wirtschaft, Gesellschaft. Vereinigung für sozialwissenschaftliche Japanforschung. pp. 147-185.
Gillian Koh
Institute of Policy Studies, National University of Singapore
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Institute of Policy Studies, National University of Singapore

Koh, G., & Soon, D. (2017).  Singapore chronicles: Civil society. Singapore: Institute of Policy Studies and Straits Times Press.

Aziz, J., Soon, D., Tan, M-W., & Samsudin, N. (2015, November). IPS Post-Election Conference 2015IPS Update.

Yap, M. T., Koh, G., & Soon, D. (Eds.). (2015).  Migration and integration in Singapore: Policies and practice (Vol. 8) . Singapore: Routledge.

Mathew, M., & Soon, D. (2015). Immigration and the role of civil society in Singapore. In M. Caballero-Anthony & T. Menju (Eds.), Asia on the move: Regional migration and the role of civil society (pp. 65–81). Tokyo: Japan Center for International Exchange.

Koh, G., & Soon, D. (2014). Developing civil society in Singapore. In D. Chan (Ed.), 50 years of social issues in Singapore (pp. 205–228). Singapore: World Scientific.

Soon, D., Tay, E. K., & Tan, M.-W. (2014). Report on IPS Forum on CPF and retirement adequacySingapore: Institute of Policy Studies.

Soon, D. (2014). IPS Corporate Associates’ lunch: Four former NMPs reflect on their time in the HouseIPS Update

Soon, D. (2013). Report on IPS Conference on Civil Society 2013: “Our Future”. Singapore: Institute of Policy Studies.

Soon, D., & Koh, V. (2013, January). The year in 2012IPS Update.

Soon, D. (2012, January). The Year in 2011IPS Update.

Koh, G., & Soon, D. (2012). The future of Singapore’s civil societySocial Space, 92–98.

Soon, D. (2011, April). Year in brief 2010IPS Update.

Koh, G., & Soon, D. (2011). Civil society in Singapore. In T. Chong & S. Elies (Eds.), An ASEAN community for all: Exploring the scope for civil society engagement (pp. 111–126). Singapore: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.

Leong, C. H., & Soon, D. (2011).  A study on emigration attitudes of young Singaporeans.IPS Working Papers No.19.

Soon, D. (2010, February). Year in review 2009IPS Update.
Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu

‘Cultural Diversity and Democracy in Nepal’, Himalayan Research Bulletin, (21)2, 2002,

‘The Working of Democracy in Nepal’, Seminar, April 2005,

‘Emotional Aspects of Peer Relations among Children in Rural Nepal’ (with Pamela Cole and Alice Walker), in X. Chen, D.C. French, and B.H. Schneider (eds.) Peer Relationships in Cultural Context (2006)

‘Culture, Caste and Ethnicity in the Maoist Movement’, Studies in Nepali History and Society, (11)2, 2006
University of the Philippines Diliman

State, Politics and Nationalism Beyond Borders: Changing Dynamics in Filipino Overseas Migration, Editor (Quezon City: Philippine Migration Research Network and Philippine Social Science Council, 2009)

Philippine Democracy Assessment; Free and Fair Elections and the Democratic Role of Political Parties, with Edna Co, Maria Elissa Jayme Lao, and Margarita Sayo (Quezon City: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and the National College of Public Administration and Governance, University of the Philippines, 2005)

“Agency by proxy: women and the human trafficking discourse in the Philippines” in Labour Migration and Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia; Critical Perspectives, edited by Michele Ford, Lenore Lyons, and Willem van Schendel (London and New York: Routledge, 2012), pp. 23 – 41.