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Book Launch – Precarious Asia

January 18, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Book Launch – Precarious AsiaJanuary 18, 7:00 – 8:30 pmZoom RegistrationUNC Professor Arne Kalleberg, UNC Professor Emeritus Kevin Hewison, and Professor Kwang-Yeong Shin of Chung-Ang University in Seoul, Republic of Korea, launch their latest book, Precarious Asia: Global Capitalism and Work in Japan, South Korea, and Indonesia.Precarious Asia assesses the role of global and domestic factors in shaping precarious work and its outcomes in Japan, South Korea, and Indonesia as they represent a range of Asian political democracies and capitalist economies: Japan and South Korea are now developed and mature economies, while Indonesia remains a lower-middle income country.These three authors will be joined by Jenny Wai-Ling Chan (Hong Kong Polytechnic University) as a respondent to raise questions about the book, how it fits into the current state of social science, and why this is important for Asian Studies more broadly.Presented by the Carolina Asia Center


January 18, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm