SONODA Shigeto

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SONODA Shigeto
Waseda University
Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies
Job title
MA, Sociology(University of Tokyo)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

- Assistant, Faculty of Letters, University of Tokyo
- Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Chuo University
- Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Chuo University
- Professor, Department of Sociology and Graduate School of
Literature (Sociology Major), Chuo University

Committee Memberships

The Japanese Society for the Comparative Study of Civlizations  Officer
Association for Asian Studies  Director
Association for Studies of Chinese Society and Culture  Director
Japan Sociological Association  Member, Editorial Borad of International Journal of Japanese Sociology


Vietnamese Social Life Under Development and Globalization: A Portrayal
Shigeto Sonoda
IOC Discussion Papers No.33, Institute of Oriental Culture, University of Tokyo      2004
Urban New Middle Classes in East Asia: Their Socio-cultural Background and Socio-political Orientations in Comparative Perspective
Shigeto Sonoda
AsiaBarometer Project Series 3   24-39   2006
New Middle Class in Confucian Asia: Its Socio-cultulral Background and Socio-political Orientations in Comparative Perspective
Shigeto Sonoda
Working Paper Series 35, COE-CAS, Waseda Universitiy   1-16   2006

Books etc

Vietnam: Social Life under Development and Globalization
Takashi Inoguchi , (eds.), Values and Life Styles in Urban Asia: A Cross-Cultural Analysis and Sourcebook Based on the AsiaBarometer Survey of 2003,Institute of Oriental Culture, The University of Tokyo   2005   
Emergence of NGOs in Contemporary Japan
Zhang Yuling (ed.) State and Civil Society in the Context of Transition: Understanding Non-Traditional Security in East Asia, World Affairs Press   2005   
The Attainment of Nengli Zhuyi (Meritocracy): Changing Value System and Political-Economic Transformation in China
Nakagane Katsuji、Kojima Tomoyuki (eds.) Restructuring China: Party, State and Society after the Reform and Open Door、Toyo Bunko   2006   
Singapore: A Globalized Social Life under Soft Authoritarian Rule
Takashi Inoguchi, Akihiko Tanaka, Shigeto Sonoda, Timur Dadabaev (eds.), Human Beliefs and Values in Striding Asia, Akashi Shoten   2006   


Studies on Structure and Function of Stratification System in Japan
2002 - 2003
Migration and Ethnic Identity of Chinese Korean
2000 - 2004
Globalization and the Possibility of Political Transformation in Contemporary China
2001 - 2002
Development, Pluralism, State and Security: Understanding Non-traditional Security in a Changing East Asia
2003 - 2005

Research Grants & Projects

Sino-Japan Joint Research on Attainability of "Harmonious Society"
The Other Research Programs
Project Year: 2007 - 2011
Potlicial Reform from the Bottom: Studies on Political Parcitipation in Changing Chinese Society
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2007 - 2010
Time-series Analysis of Localization and Worker's Values in Japanese Companies in Asia
Grant-in-Aid for Promotion of Private Scientific Research
Project Year: 2006 - 2008
International Trading Hubs in East Asia and Southeast Asia
International Joint Research Projects
Project Year: 2005 - 2008
International Joint Research on Socio-Political Governance and System Formation in Contemporary China
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2005 - 2008