SATO Jin, Professor

Reseach Topics

 

Research Theme : Natural Resource Governance & Administration



Jin Sato is a Professor at the Institute of Advanced Studies on Asia, the University of Tokyo. He has a joint affiliation with Princeton University (as a Visiting Professor of Woodrow Wilson School in Spring 2015, and a Visiting Associate Professor of East Asian Studies Department in Spring 2014). He was previously affiliated with the Agrarian Studies Program at Yale (1998-99). His recent publications include an edited volume, Governance of Natural Resources: Uncovering the Social Purpose of Materials in Nature (United Nations University Press, 2013) and a co-edited book, The Rise of Asian Donors: Japan’s Impact on the Evolution of Emerging Donors (Routledge, 2012). In addition to the two single authored books in Japanese, he has numerous publications in international peer reviewed journals such as Comparative Studies in Society and History, World Development, Journal of Development Studies, Development and Change, and Sustainability Science on foreign aid and natural resource politics in Asia. He won the Japan Academy Medal in the field of humanities and social sciences for the year 2013.






A snap shot from the award ceremony of the Japan Academy in February 9, 2014

Biography

Teaching

Research Achivements

    Books

  • Sato, Jin. Resource Thinking of the 'Have-Nots' Sustainability of Land and Alternative Vision in Japan: University of Tokyo Press, 2011. [Link]
  • Sato, Jin. Politics of Scarce Resources: Conservation and Development in Rural Thailand: University of Tokyo Press, 2002. (in Japanese) [Link]
  • Edited Books

  • Sato, Jin, ed. Governance of Natural Resources: Uncovering the Social Purpose of Materials in Nature: United Nations University Press, 2013.7. (in english)
  • Sato, Jin and Yasutami Shimomura, eds. The Rise of Asian Donors: Japan's Impact on the Evolution of Emerging Donors: Routledge-GRIPS Development Forum Studies, 2012. [Link]
  • Sato, Jin, ed. Transboundary Resources and Environment in Mainland Southeast Asia: Shokado, 2010.
  • Report

  • Sato, Jin. Triangular Cooperation in East Asia: Challenges and Opportunities for Japanese Official Development Assistance: UN ESCAP, 2014.
  • Articles and Book Chapters

  • Sato, Jin. "The Benefits of Unification Failure: Re-examining the Evolution of Economic Cooperation in Japan." Japan's Development Assistance Foreign Aid and the Post-2015 Agenda. Edited by Hiroshi Kato John Page and Yasutami Shimomura: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.11 : 88-102. [Link]
  • Sato, Jin. "Compulsion to Maintain: Water and State Power in Southeast Asia."8th European Southeast Asian Studies Conference, August 11-14, 2015,Vienna, Austria. 2015.8.
  • Dina, Thol and Jin Sato. "The Cost of Dividing the Commons: Overlapping Property Systems in Tonle Sap, Cambodia."International Journal of the Commons Vol.9, no. 1 2015.8: 261-280. [Link]
  • Sato, Jin. "The Benefits of Unification Failure: Re-examing the Evolution of Economic Cooperation in Japan."JICA-RI Working Paper, no. 87 2015. [Link]
  • Sato, Jin. "Tokyo’s Vision of Southeast Asia: Private Interests and Economic Cooperation in the 1950s." Engineering Asia: Post-Colonial Networks of Technologies and the Cold War. Edited by Mizuno. H. et al: Cambridge University Press, 2015.1 : forthcoming.
  • Sato, Jin. "Benefits of Unification Failure: Re-examining the Evolution of Economic Cooperation in Japan." 60 Years of Japanese ODA. Edited by Kato. H. et al: Palgrave, 2015.1 : forthcoming.
  • Sato, Jin. "Origins of Area Studies in Japan: From Passive Reaction to Forward Engagement." Area Studies and the History of East and South East Asian Studies: The Case of Frankfurt University. Edited by Michael Kinski: Frankfurt East Asian Studies Series, Frankfurt, Germany, 2015.1 : forthcoming.
  • Sato, Jin. "Social Resilience in Post-Tsunami Japan: Diversity and Security after March 11th 2011." International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. 2nd ed: Oxford: Elsevier, 2015.1 : 570-575.
  • Dina, Thol and Jin Sato. "Is Greater Fishery Access Better for the Poor? Explaining De-Territorialisation of the Tonle Sap, Cambodia."Journal of Development Studies Vol.50, no. 7 2014.3: 962-976.
  • Sato, Jin. "Resource Politics and State-Society Relations: Why are certain states more inclusive than others?" Comparative Studies in Society and History. Vol. 56. no. 3, 2014.1 : 746-777.
  • Sato, Jin. "Resource Politics and State-Society Relations: Why are certain states more inclusive than others?" Comparative Studies in Society and History. Vol. 56. no. 3, 2014.1 : 746-777.
  • Sato,Jin, Hiroaki Shiga, Takaaki Kobayashi, Hisahiro Kondoh. "'Emerging Donors' from a Recipient Perspective: Institutional Analysis of Foreign Aid in Cambodia."World Development Vol.39, no. 12 2011.: 2091-2104. [Link]
  • Sato, Jin. "State Inaction in Resource Governance: Natural Resource Control and Bureaucratic Oversight in Thailand."JICA-RI Working Paper, no. 36 2011. [Link]
  • Sato, Jin. "Social science and knowledge for sustainability." Sustainability Science:A Multidisciplinary Approach. Edited by Hirishi Komiyama, Kazuhiko Takeuchi, Hideaki Shiroyama and Takashi Mino: United Nations University Press, 2011.: 327-335. [Link]
  • Sato, Jin. "Resource Policy and Domestic Origins of Foreign Aid." Economic and Policy Lessons from Japan to Developing Countries. Edited by Toshihisa Toyoda, Hiroshi Kan Sato and Jun Nishikawa: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.: 77-97. [Link]
  • Sato, Jin. "Matching Goods and People: Aid and Human Security After the 2004 Tsunami."Development in Practice Vol.20, no. 1 2010.: 70-84. [Link]
  • Sato, Jin. "Democratic Turn of Resource Governance in Japan: Prewar and Postwar Efforts for Integration in Resource Policy." Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies for Climate Change. Edited by A.Sumi, K.Fukushi and A.Hiramatsu: Springer, 2010.: 309-316. [Link]
  • Sato, Jin, Hiroaki Shiga, Takaaki Kobayashi and Hisahiro Kondoh. "How Do “Emerging” Donors Differ from "Traditional" Donors? Institutional Analysis of Foreign Aid in Cambodia."JICA-RI Working Paper, no. 2 2010. [Link]
  • Sato, Jin. "Civil society engagement in Japan." Engaging civil society: Emerging trends in democratic governance. Edited by S.G Cheema and V.Popovski: United Nations University Press, 2010.: 232-245. [Link]
  • Kondoh, Hisahiro, Takaaki Kobayashi, Hiroaki Shiga and Jin Sato. "Diversity and Transformation of Aid Patterns in Asia's "Emerging Doners"."JICA-RI Working Paper, no. 21 2010. [Link]
  • Sato, Jin. "Formation of Resource Concept in Japan: Post-War Efforts in Knowledge Integration."Sustainability Science Vol.2, no. 2 2007.: 151-158. [Link]
  • クロード・レヴィ=ストロース. "“現状”の奥ゆきを捉える学問."レヴィ=ストロース講義: 平凡社 (2005.: 247-259. (in Japanese) [Link]
  • Sato, Jin. "From "Natural Wealth" to Resources: Simplification of Nature in Asia." Nature and Human Communities. Edited by Takeshi Sasaki. Tokyo: Springer, 2004.: 111-122.
  • Sato, Jin. "Informational Basis of Policy Judgments: The Case of Royal Forest Department in Thailand." People and Forest: Policy and Local Reality in Southeast Asia, the Russian Far East, and Japan. Edited by Makoto Inoue and Hiroshi Isozaki: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003.: 169-185.
  • Sato, Jin. "Public Land for the People: Institutional Basis of Community Forestry in Thailand."Journal of Southeast Asian Studies Vol.32, no. 2 2003.: 329-346.
  • Sato, Jin. "Karen and the Land in Between: Public and Private Enclosure of Forests in Thailand." Conservation and Mobile Indigenous Peoples: Displacement, Forced Settlement and Sustainable Development. Edited by Dawn Chatty and Marcus Colchester, Studies in Forced Migration. New York: Berghahn Books, 2002.: 277-295.
  • Sato, Jin. "People in Between: Conversion and Conservation of Forest Lands in Thailand."Development and Change 31, no. 1 2000.: 155-177.
  • Newspaper

  • Jin, Sato. "Consider pros,cons of reforestation." INTERNATIONAL Herald Tribune October 24 2001.

Contact

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