Senior Fellows

Shigeto Sonoda

Professor of Sociology, Institute of Oriental Culture & Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Visiting Professor Tokyo University Comparative Sociology,

Senior Fellow (- 2009.11.30)
Social Integration and Networking

Achievements (since 2006 till 2012)

[ Paper ]
  1. Yasuyuki Kishi, Sunao Mizuno, Dan Pantumsinchai, Shigeto Sonoda , Integration or Estrangement ? The Influence of Globalization on the Work Values of Students at Elite Japanese, Chinese, and Korean Universities, GIARI Working Paper, 2008

Presentations at international conferences (since 2006 till 2012)

  1. Guest lecture, Shigeto Sonoda, 2009/03, Emergence of "Class Conscious" Society in Urban China?, Department of Sociology, University of Hawaii, Manoa,
  2. Guest lecture, Shigeto Sonoda, 2008/10, "Changing Work Values in China: Middle Managers' Evaluation to Japanese Companies, 1992-2007", International Symposium on "Chinese Society and China Studies" Nanjing University
  3. Guest lecture, Shigeto Sonoda, 2008/10, "From Localization to Regionalization?: Challenges of Asian Sociology under Globalization", Korea University BK21 Lecture Series
  4. Guest lecture, Shigeto Sonoda, 2008/06, “Emergence of Urban Middle Classes in Contemporary China: Are They Going to Change Political System?”, Second Meeting on “Comparing Middle Classes in Ethnic Chinese Societies in Modern Asia-Pacific” (Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
  5. Guest lecture, Shigeto Sonoda, 2008/03, "Profiling Midldle Classes in Today's Urban China: Some Empirical Observations", Pousada de Mong-Ha, Macau
  6. Oral presentation, Shigeto Sonoda, 2008/02, "Perception of Inequality in East Asia: Some Empirical Observations from AsiaBarometer", International Joint Symposium on Socio-political Transformation in Globalizing Asia
  7. Oral presentation, Shigeto Sonoda, 2007/12, "Drawing the Map of Changing Dietary Culture in Asia:Research Findings of AsiaBarometer 2006 and 2007", Symposium for AsiaBarometer 2007 (University of Tokyo)
  8. Oral presentation, Shigeto Sonoda, 2007/12, "Perception of Inequality with Southeast Asian Characteristics?: Some Empirical Observations on Educational Inequality", International Workshop for AsiaBarometer 2007 (Chuo University)
  9. Oral presentation, Shigeto Sonoda, 2007/11, "Social Inequality and Injustice in Developing China: Some Empirical Observations", Intertional Symposium “Inequality in the 21st Century: What Are the Main Challenges of Our Time?”
  10. Guest lecture, Shigeto Sonoda, 2007/10, "Local Middle Managers' Evaluation of Japanese Companies in Taiwan and mainland China, 1992-2007", International Symposium on Investment and Strategy to mainland China by Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea (National Chengchi University)
  11. Guest lecture, Shigeto Sonoda, 2007/07, "Two Types of Urban New Middle Classes in Confucian Asia?", International Forum “Middle Class Research with Comparative Perspective”, 17th Annual Meeting of Chinese Sociological Association

Past research grants (since 2006 till 2012)

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