SONODA Shigeto, Professor

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Research Theme : Comparative Sociology of Asian Societies



SONODA Shigeto, Professor

2017, Vice President and Professor at the Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia

2015, Department Head, Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, the University of Tokyo

2015-, Deputy Director General, Division of International Affairs/ Special Advisor to the President, the University of Tokyo

2013-15, Deputy Director, International Center, Division of International Affairs, the University of Tokyo

2010-15, Course Director, ITASIA, Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, the University of Tokyo

2010-13, Deputy Director, Research and Information Center of Asian Studies, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia (Former Institute of Oriental Culture), the University of Tokyo

2009-, Professor, Institute of Oriental Culture and Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, the University of Tokyo

2005, Professor, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University

1997, Professor, Department of Sociology, Chuo University

1992, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Chuo University

1990, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Chuo University

1988, Research Assistant, Department of Sociology, the University of Tokyo1987-88, Scholarship Student at Nankai University by Chinese Government

1986, M.A., Graduate School of Sociology, the University of Tokyo

1984, B.A., Department of Sociology, the University of Tokyo

Biography

Teaching

Research Achivements

    Books

  • Shigeto, Sonoda. 問題提起/流動化するアジア:統合研究への社会・文化的アプローチ グローバルCOEプログラム「アジア地域統合のための世界的人材育成拠点」第2回国際シンポジウム「人の移動とアジアの地域統合:高等教育/労働市場の現状と政策的リスポンス」2008. (in Japanese)
  • 園田茂人. 中国学のヒント:中国社会研究・事始め. Edited by Sonoda Shigeto: 東方書店, 2008. (in Japanese)
  • Masaharu, Hishida and Sonoda Shigeto. 経済発展と社会変動 シリーズ 現代中国経済 6: 名古屋大学出版会, 2005. (in Japanese)
  • 園田茂人. どこへ行く中国社会?:変化する中国と日本の動向. Edited by Sonoda Shigeto 帝塚山学院大学国際理解研究所・国際理解公開講座「21世紀―世界は今」2005. (in Japanese)
  • Shigeto, Sonoda. 日本企業アジアへ:国際社会学の冒険: 有斐閣, 2001. (in Japanese)
  • 園田茂人. アジアの経済危機と中間層:天津市サーヴェイからの知見. Edited by Sonoda Shigeto 第3回静岡アジア太平洋学術フォーラム1998. (in Japanese)
  • Yukio, Kajita and Sonoda Shigeto. 中国投資はなぜ失敗するか:ビジネス・トラブルを通じて理解する企業と社会: 亜紀書房, 1996. (in Japanese)
  • Edited Books

  • Shigeto, Sonoda, ed. 現代中国の階層変動: 中央大学出版部, 2001. (in Japanese)
  • Satoshi, Amako and Sonoda Shigeto, eds. 日中交流の四半世紀: 東洋経済新報社, 1998. (in Japanese)
  • Takatoshi, Imada and Sonoda Shigeto, eds. アジアからの視線:日系企業で働く1万人からみた「日本」: 東京大学出版会, 1995. (in Japanese)
  • Articles and Book Chapters

  • Akaza, Hideyuki, Norie Kawahara, Shinjiro Nozakiand Shigeto Sonoda, Takashi Fukuda, Eduardo Cazap, Edward L. Trimble, Jae Kyung Roh and Xishan Hao. "Meeting Report: Roundtable Discussion at the UICC World Cancer Congress: Looking Toward the Realization of Universal Health Coverage for Cancer in Asia."Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevenation, 16 2015.: 1-8.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto, Hong-Keun Jang and Joon-Shik Park. "A Comparative Fieldwork Study on the Korean, Japanese, and Taiwanese Multinational Managers as a Significant Factor of Global Corporate Competition in China."Korean Regional Sociology 15, no. 3 2014.: 155-195. [Link]
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Can Singapore Model be a Model for China? Some Insights from the Data Analysis of the AsiaBarometer Survey." Society Building: A China Model of Social Development. Edited by Xiangqun Chang: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014.: 81-90.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "The Emergence of Middle Classes in Today’s Urban China:Will They Contribute to Democratization in China?" Chinese Middle Classes: China, Taiwan, Macao and Hong Kong. Edited by Michael Hsiao Hsin-Huang: Routledge, 2013.: 234-248.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Emergence of Middle Classes in Today’s Urban China: Will They Contribute to Democratization in China?"International Journal of China Studies Special Issue: China in Transition: Social Change in the Age of Reform 1, no. 2 2010.: 351-369.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Emergence of Homogeneous Social Class?: Commonalities and Differences of the New Middle Class in Globalizing East Asia."Journal of Contemporary Eastern Asia 8, no. 2 2009.: 1-14. [Link]
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Changing Work Values in China: Local Middle Managers' Evaluations of Japanese Companies, 1992-2007." Collected Papers for 20th Anniversay of Department of Sociology of Nanjing University and The International Conference on Chinese Society and China Studies (1): Nanjing University, 2008.: 90-102.
  • Kishi, Yasuyuki, Sunao Mizuno, Dan Pantumsinchai and 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-E-1 2008.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Urban New Middle Classes in East Asia: Their Socio-cultural Background and Socio-political Orientations in Comparative Perspective."AsiaBarometer Project Series 3 2006.: 24-39.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "The Attainment of Nengli-zhui (Meritocracy): Changing Vlaue System and Political-Economic Transformation in China." Restrucuring China: Party, State and Society after the Reform and Open Door. Edited by Tomoyuki Kojima: Toyo Bunko, 2006.: 82-95.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Emergence of NGOs in Contemporary Japan." State and Civil Society in the Context of Transition: Understanding Non-Traditional Security in East Asia. Edited by Yuling Zhang: World Affairs Press, 2005.: 218-239.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Vietnamese Social Life Under Development and Globalization: A Portrayal."IOC Discussion Papers No.33 2004.: 1-18.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "”In Search of ‘Synergetic’ System of Promotion in Southeast Asia: The Case of Japanese Multinationals in Comparative Perspective." PROSEA Occasional Paper. no. 22, 1998.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Euro-American Companies and Japanese Companies in Asia: Which Are Preferred for What Reasons?" Management Strategies of Multinational Corporations in Asian Markets. Edited by Yoshiaki Takahashi: Chuo University Press, 1998.: 229-241.
  • 坪井善明. "討論:アジア文明のリンケージ."世界, no. 12月号 1995.: 83-101. (in Japanese)
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Japanese Management in the Asian Context: Middle-managers' Evaluations of Japanese-affiliated Companies in Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan, and Thailand,." Easternization: Socio-Cultural Impact on Productivity. Edited by Hwang Kwang-Kuo: Asian Productivity Organization, 1995.: 127-147.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Japanese Management in Chinese Context: A Tentative Analysis of Acculturation Process in Sino-Japan Joint Ventures,."Market Economy and Social Justice, The Report of the Institute of Social Sciences,, no. 13 1994.: 277-291.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Confucianism and Modernization: A Tentative Analysis,."International Review of Sociology, no. 3 1991.: 175-196.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Modernization of Asian Countries as a Process of 'Overcoming of their Backwardness': The Case of Modernization in China." Asia in the 21st Century: Challenges and Prospects. Edited by Kim Kyong-Dong and Su-Hoon Lee: Panmun Book, 1990.: 90-119.
  • Book Reviews

  • Sonoda, Shigeto. Review of Tiger Girls: Women and Enterprises in the People’s Republic of China, by Chen Minglu. The China Journal, no. 72 (2014.: 164-165.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. Review of Social Stratification in Contemporary Japan,Kenji Kosaka ed.Japanese Studies 15, no. 2 (1995.: 77-79.
  • Conference Proceedings

  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Why Chinese Citizens are so Positive toward Party and Government?: Chronological Analysis of Four-city Survey, 1998-2014.", Asian Center, University of Philippines, February 24 2016.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "East Asian Views on China and Japan: Some Research Findings of AsiaBarometer 2003–2008.", Academia Sinica, June 23 2015.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Asian Student Survey Project: Its Aims, Accomplishments, and Challenges.", B110, Korea University, June 12 2015.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Asian Youth and China’s Rise: A Threat or an Opportunity? – Commenting the Results of the «Asian Student Survey 2013».", February 19 2015.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "GUANXI Politics and Its Management: A Comparison of Japanese, Korean, and Taiwanese Companies in China.", Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica, December 22 2014.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "The Rise of China and Importance of Perception: Missions of Our Collaborative Research.", Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica, December 22 2014.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Analyzing Japan-China Relations from Socio-cultural Perspectives : My experience of editing A History of Japan-China Relations, 1972-2012 III&IV.", Center for China Studies, University of Sydney, December 3 2014.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Is Rise of China a Threat or a Chance?: Analysis of 2nd Wave Asian Student Survey.", University of Freiburg, August 10 2014.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Is Rise of China a Threat or a Chance? : A Comparative Analysis of Determinant of Perception on China in Korea, Japan, and Taiwan.", Yokohama Minato Mirai, July 16 2014.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "IASA as a Geisha House: How we deal with Interdisciplinary Studies.", Asia Center, Seoul National University, March 20 2014.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Is Asian Sociology Possible? : Challenges and Attainment of Three-year Project ’Frontier of Comparative Studies of Asian Societies’(FY2010-2012).", Seoul National University, Asia Center, May 7 2013.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Utilizing Different Social Capital in Different Social Settings: Comparative Analysis of Localization Process of Japanese, Korean, and Taiwanese Multinationals in mainland China, 2001-2010.", Asia Center, Seoul National University, April 17 2012.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Is Grassroots Election A School for Democracy?: Chronological Analysis of Tianjin City Survey 2001-2010.", March 19 2012.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Emerging Socio-cultural Approaches to Asian Regional Integration Research.", December 12 2011.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Local Worker’s Evaluation toward Japanese, Korean, and Taiwanese Companies: A Chronological Comparison.", October 14 2011.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Utilizing Different Social Capital in Different Social Settings: Comparative Analysis of Localization Process of Japanese, Korean, and Taiwanese Multinationals in mainland China, 2001-2010.", October 13 2011.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Chair: Panel 251 “Understanding Asian Societies through AsiaBarometer: Challenges of Comparative Quantitative Analyses”.", April 1 2011.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Increasing Social Fluidity and Social Stability in Contemporary China.", 2011.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Development of Japanese Sociology and Its Asian Connection.", December 18 2010.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Emerging Socio-cultural Approaches to Asian Regional Integration Research.", October 21 2010.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Korean and Japanese Views on East Asian Community Building: Some Research Findings of Asia Student Survey, 2008.", October 15 2010.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Different Perceptions of Social Inequality in China, India, and Russia: A Comparative Analysis of AsiaBarometer 2008.", July 25 2010.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Emergence of Middle Classes in Today’s Urban China:Will They Contribute to Democratization in China?", July 21 2010.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Challenges of Globalization and Locally Different Responses in Asia:Some Research Findings of Asia Barometer.", May 14 2010.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Different Perceptions of Social Inequality in China, India, and Russia: A Comparative Analysis of AsiaBarometer 2008.", December 12 2009.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Changing Dietary Cultures and Impacts of Globalizations in East Asia:Some Research Findings of AsiaBarometer.", October 29 2009.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Class Conscious’ Society in Urban China?: Chronological Analysis of Tianjin Survey, 1997-2008.", July 21 2009.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Emergence of Homogeneous Social Groups?* Convergence and Divergence among Middle Classes in Globalizing East Asia,.", May 28 2009.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Emergence of Homogeneous Social Class?: Commonalities and Differences of New Middle Classes in Globalizing East Asia.", May 26 2009.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Emergence of ‘Class Conscious’ Society in Urban China?: Chronological Analysis of Tianjin Survey, 1997-2008.", March 27 2009.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Emergence of ‘Class Conscious’ Society in Urban China?: Chronological Analysis of Tianjin Survey, 1997-2008.", March 19 2009.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Emergence of ‘Class Conscious’ Society in Urban China?: Chronological Analysis of Tianjin Survey, 1997-2008.", February 10 2009.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Political Consciousness and Behavior in Contemporary China: Chronological Analysis of AsiaBarometer 2006 and 2008.", December 18 2008.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Drawing the Map of Changing Dietary Culture in Asia:Research Findings of AsiaBarometer 2006 and 2007.", November 6 2008.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Changing Work Values in China:Local Middle Managers’ Evaluation of Japanese Companies, 1992-2007.", October 25 2008.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "From Localization to Regionalization?: New Challenges of Sociology in Asia in the Age of Globalization.", October 21 2008.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Emergence of Urban Middle Classes in Contemporary China: Are They Going to Change Political System?", June 13 2008.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Profiling Middle Classes in Today’s Urban China: Some Empirical Observations.", March 28 2008.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Perception of Inequality in East Asia: Some Empirical Observations from AsiaBarometer.", February 21 2008.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Waseda University’s Global Strategy: Rediscovery of “Asian” Nexus and Its Historical Development.", January 17 2008.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Drawing the Map of Changing Dietary Culture in Asia:Research Findings of AsiaBarometer 2006 and 2007.", December 13 2007.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Perception of Inequality with Southeast Asian Characteristics?: Some Empirical Observations on Educational Inequality.", December 12 2007.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Social Inequality and Injustice in Developing China: Some Empirical Observations,.", November 4 2007.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Local Middle Managers’ Evaluation of Japanese Companies in Taiwan and mainland China, 1992-2007,.", October 20 2007.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Two Types of Urban New Middle Classes in Confucian Asia?", July 21 2007.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Changing Taiwanese Business Environment and Japanese Enterprises: A Socio-historicl Aproach to Taiwan-Japan Relation through the Reanalysis of Survey Data of Local Employees Working for Japanese Companies in Taiwan.", September 30 2006.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Urban New Middle Classes in East Asia: Their Socio-cultural Background and Socio-political Orientations in Comparative Perspective,.", July 25 2006.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Valules and Socio-cultural Traits of White-collars in Japanese Companies in India: A Comparison with China.", March 6 2006.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Urban New Middle Classes in Central-South Asia: Their Socio-cultural Background and Socio-politilcal Orientations.", February 24 2006.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Increasing Social Fluidity and Changing Local Governance in Urban China.", January 6 2006.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Emerging Urban Middle Class and 'East Asian Community': An Analysis of AsiaBarometer 2004 and Its Implications.", December 9 2005.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Emergence of Middle Class and East Asian Community.", November 19 2005.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Comparing Japan and China: Some Lessons from Chuo University-Shanghai University Joint Research.", March 22 2005.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Is Historical Memory One Thing, Business is Another?: An Insight into East Asian Community Buildinge.", March 18 2005.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Singapore: Globalizing Social Life under Soft Authoritarian Rule.", March 15 2005.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Emergence of NGOs and the Changing Political Scene in Contemporary Japan.", April 23 2004.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Socio-cultural Aspects of East Asian Community: Issues and Prospects,.", March 19 2004.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Vietnamese Social Life: A Portrayal.", January 20 2004.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "The Making of ‘Nengli-zhuyi (Meritocracy)’: Value Change in Contemporary China and Future Prospects of Political-Economic Transformation,.", January 11 2004.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Ramen Going to China: Globalization and Transformation of Food Culture in East Asia,.", December 25 2003.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "The Future of Japan, China and Asia,.", November 17 2003.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Does Academic Career Make Any Sense?: A Comparative Analysis of Relevant Structure of Credentialism Between Japan and Urban China.", October 30 2003.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Social Stratification in East Asia: A Comparative View.", November 1 2002.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Korean Chinese on the Move: Some Implications from Pilot Survey in Beijing, Qingdao, and Shenzhen.", September 14 2001.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Emerging Middle Classes in Urban China: Their Characteristics and Impact on State-Society Relationship,.", January 28 2000.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "’Soft’ Regional Identity in Slovak Communities?: An Impressionistic Essay in Comparison with China,.", July 23 1997.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "In Search of ‘Synergetic’ System of Promotion in Southeast Asia: The Case of Japanese Multinationals in Comparative Perspective.", November 18 1996.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Euro-American Companies and Japanese Companies in Asia: Which are preferred for what reason?", November 16 1996.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "The Taiwanization of China?: The Rise of Joint Ventures and its Impact on ‘State Capacity’ in Contemporary China,.", September 28 1996.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Japanese Management in Asian Context.", August 31 1994.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Japanese Management in Chinese Context.", May 10 1993.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "'Entrepreneurship'in Industrial Enterprise in Jiangsu Province.", 1991.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Confucianism and Modernization: A Tentative Analysis.", July 12 1990.
  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "From Localization to Regionalization?: New Challenges of Sociology in Asia in the Age of Globalization.", 0201.
  • Magazine Articles

  • Sonoda, Shigeto. "Interview: Shigeto Sonoda."Asia Pacific Perspectives: Jiji Gaho-sha, Inc 3, no. 5 (2005.: 36-39.

Award

 

  • 2011, F. Hilary Conroy Award for AAS-ICAS Joint Conference 2011, Panel 251 by Association for Asian Studies
  • 2010, Good Referee Award by Japan Society for Promotion of Science
  • 2008, Asia-Pacific Award (Special Prize) by the Authorship of Social Inequality in Contemporary China

Contact

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