The role of ASEAN, multilateralism, human security, gender and development, the diplomatic history of East Asia, and labor issues, are among the research areas of our faculty with expertise in East Asia and the Pacific.
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Cosmopolitan Sex Workers: Women and Migration in a Global City. Oxford University Press, 2013.
Cruising in the Global Economy: Profits, Pleasure and Work at Sea. Ashgate Press, 2008.
"Diversification and Privatization: Securing Insecurities in the Receiving Country of Malaysia", in Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology 9, 4 (2008): 285-303.
Global information and communication technology
Transnational NGOs and global civil society
Virtual organizations and teams
Geographically distributed collaborative learning
N. Zakaria, D.L. Cogburn (2010) “Context-Dependent vs. Content-Dependent: An Exploration of the Cultural Behavioural Patterns of Online Intercultural Communication Using E-Mail.” In International Journal of Business and Systems Research 4 (3).
Derrick.L Cogburn (2010) Computer-Mediated Communication Technologies and Cross-National Learning. In The International Studies Encyclopedia.
"Globalization, Education and Learning in the Information Economy," Derek C. Mulenga (ed.) Globalization and Lifelong Education: Critical Perspective, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2008.
Critical Race Studies
Property & Citizenship
Collins, Erin. Article, "Rupture and Repurposing as a Dialectics of Rule in Post-Conflict Cambodia" submitted to Comparative Studies in Society and History, September 2014.
PEK KOON HENG-BLACKBURN
Governance and economic development in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore
Nexus between Islam and gender relations in Southeast Asia
Increasing salience of non-traditional/human security issues
"A Constructivist Perspective of the Regional Order in Southeast Asia: Norms Transformation in ASEAN and the ASEAN Charter," Tamkang Journal of International Affairs, October 2009.
"Globalization with Chinese Characteristics: Building China-ASEAN Regional Cooperation," Globalization and East Asia, Tamkang University (Taiwan), 2007.
"The Mahathir Generation and Nation Building in Malaysia," Reflections: The Mahathir Years, John Hopkins University Press, 2004.
The Making of Hegemony: China-Japan-Korea Relations in Early Modern East Asia, Complete book manuscript under review.
“Diplomatic Ritual as a Power Resource: the Politics of Asymmetry in Early Modern Chinese-Korean Relations,” Journal of East Asian Studies, vol. 13, no. 2 (May-Aug. 2013), pp. 309-36.
“Politics of South Korea,” in Richard Valelly, ed., Oxford Bibliographies Online: Political Science (New York: Oxford University Press, 2013); with Victor Cha.
“Politics of North Korea,” in Richard Valelly, ed., Oxford Bibliographies Online: Political Science (New York: Oxford University Press, 2013); with Victor Cha.
JESSICA TRISKO DARDEN
The role of international actors in local conflict dynamics
The relationship between aid, conflict, and development
Jessica Trisko Darden. Finacing Repression: Foreign Assistance, Coercive Capacity and Patterns of State Violence. Book manuscript in progress.
Izabela Steflja and Jessica Trisko Darden. "Making Civilian Casualties Count: Approaches to Documenting the Human Cost of War." Human Rights Review Vol. 14, No. 4: 347-366, 2013.
Stéfanie von Hlatky and Jessica N. Trisko. “Sharing the Burden of the Border: Layered Security Cooperation and the Canada-US Frontier.” Canadian Journal of Political Science Vol. 45, No. 1: 63-88, 2012.