Our faculty are at the forefront of their fields and produce articles, reports, working papers and books with the chief objective of advancing knowledge, education, learning and research. Below is a sampling of recent faculty books.

book“State Capitalism, Institutional Adaptation and the Chinese Miracle”
Barry Naughton and Kellee S. Tsai (editors)
Cambridge University Press (2015)
Contributors include: Kellee S. Tsai, Barry Naughton (UC San Diego), Margaret M. Pearson, Doug Guthrie, Zhixing Xiao, Junmin Wang, Dylan Sutherland, Ning Lutao, Loren Brandt, Eric Thun, Morris L. Bian, Mark W. Frazier, Andrea Boltho, Maria Weber

book"Forging China’s Military Might: A New Framework for Assessing Innovation"
Tai Ming Cheung (editor)
Johns Hopkins University Press (2014)

book"Politics in the New Hard Times"
Miles Kahler and David A. Lake (editors)
Cornell University Press (2013)
Contributors include: Lawrence Broz, Peter Cowhey, Peter A. Gourevitch, Stephan Haggard and Megumi Naoi (UC San Diego)

book"Mexico and the United States: The Politics of Partnership"
Peter H. Smith and Andrew Selee (editors)
Lynne Rienner Publishers (2013)
Contributors include: Alberto Diaz-Cayeros

book"Making Human Rights a Reality"
Emilie M. Hafner-Burton (UC San Diego)
Princeton University Press (2013)

book"The Credibility of Transnational NGOs: When Virtue is Not Enough"
Peter A. Gourevitch, David A. Lake and Janice Gross Stein (editors)
Cambridge University Press (2012)

book"Oil and Governance: State-Owned Enterprises and the World Energy Supply"
David G. Victor (UC San Diego), David R. Hults (Stanford University) and Mark Thurber (Stanford University)
Cambridge University Press (2012)

Additional Publications

“Reaching Out: Cuba's New Economy and the International Response"
Richard Feinberg (UC San Diego)
The Brookings Institution (2011)
"Global Warming Gridlock"
David G. Victor (UC San Diego)
Cambridge University Press (2011)
"Witness to Transformation: Refugee Insights into North Korea"
Stephan Haggard (UC San Diego) and Marcus Noland (PIIE)
Peterson Institute for International Economics (2011)
"Institutions for Regional Integration: Toward an Asian Economic Community"
Miles Kahler and Stephan Haggard (UC San Diego)
Asian Development Bank (2010)
"Changing Media, Changing China"
Susan Shirk (editor)
Oxford University Press (2010)
Contributors include: Tai Ming Cheung (UC San Diego)
"The Rise and Fall of Japan's LDP: Political Party Organizations as Historical Institutions"
Ellis Krauss (UC San Diego) and Robert J. Pekkanen (University of Washington)
Cornell University Press (2010)
"U.S. Policy Toward the Korean Peninsula"
Stephan Haggard (UC San Diego) and Susan Shirk (UC San Diego)
Council on Foreign Relations (2010)
"Households as Corporate Firms"
Krislert Samphantharak (UC San Diego) and Robert M. Townsend (MIT)
Cambridge University Press (2009)
"Reputation and Civil War: Why Separatist Conflicts Are So Violent"
Barbara F. Walter (UC San Diego)
Cambridge University Press (2009)
"Networked Politics: Agency, Power, and Governance"
Miles Kahler (editor)
Cornell University Press (2009)
Contributors include: Peter Cowhey and David A. Lake (UC San Diego)
"Forced to Be Good: Why Trade Agreements Boost Human Rights"
Emilie M. Hafner-Burton (UC San Diego)
Cornell University Press (2009)
"Transforming Global Information and Communication Markets: The Political Economy of Innovation"
Peter Cowhey (UC San Diego) and Jonathan D. Aronson (University of Southern California), (with Donald Abelson)
MIT Press (2009)
“Fortifying China: The Struggle to Build a Modern Defense Economy"
Tai Ming Cheung (UC San Diego)
Cornell University Press (2009)
"Choose and Focus: Japanese Business Strategies for the 21st Century"
Ulrike Schaede (UC San Diego)
Cornell University Press (2008)
"Development, Democracy, and Welfare States: Latin America, East Asia, and Eastern Europe"
Stephan Haggard (UC San Diego) and Robert R. Kaufman (Rutgers)
Princeton University Press (2008)
"China: Fragile Superpower"
Susan Shirk (UC San Diego)
Oxford University Press (2007)
"Famine in North Korea: Markets, Aid, and Reform"
Stephan Haggard (UC San Diego) and Marcus Noland (PIIE)
Columbia University Press (2007)


Journal of East Asian Studies
Editor Stephan Haggard
The Journal of East Asian Studies seeks to publish cutting-edge social science on East and Southeast Asia, with a primary interest in international and comparative politics, and political economy. The journal seeks theoretically informed work on substantively important topics that makes new empirical contributions. JEAS has published articles on a wide variety of topics, from regional security and institutions, to democratic governance, human rights and environmental concerns. Learn more.
Journal of International Policy Solutions
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