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Asia Program Special Reports

Asia Program Special Reports include papers and presentations by guest speakers at seminars and conferences sponsored by the Asia program. The Special Reports aim to make the Asia Program's discussion available to a broader audience. A hard copy of any publication may be obtained free of charge by contacting the Asia Program. Views expressed in the Special Reports do not necessarily reflect the views of the Woodrow Wilson Center. Click on the attachment for a free PDF version.

Issues in this Series

Edging Toward Full Empowerment? South Korean Women in the Workplace and the Political Arena

South Korean women are well-educated and active in the economy, yet they are also poorly represented in leadership positions and face limited opportunities once employed. This Special Report addresses this apparent contradiction through an examination of the status of South Korean women in the work force, corporate world, and political realm. Edited by Michael Kugelman. Send an email to asia@wilsoncenter.org for a free copy or click on the attachment for a free PDF version.

China and Democracy: A Contradiction in Terms?

This Special Report examines the degree of progress toward democracy being made in China today. While there has been surprising progress in certain areas, the four essayists agree that the Chinese Communist Party is not about to give up its hold on political power anytime soon. Edited by Mark Mohr. Send an email to asia@wilsoncenter.org for a free copy or click on the attachment for a free PDF version

One Year After the Tsunami: Policy and Public Perceptions

This report, featuring essays from both Indonesian and American experts, assesses post-tsunami reconstruction efforts in Indonesia, with a particular focus on how reconstruction has affected the country's internally displaced persons (IDPs). The report also examines Indonesian public opinion toward both Indonesia and the United States after the tsunami. Edited by Michael Kugelman. Send an email to asia@wilsoncenter.org for a free copy or click on the attachment for a free PDF version.

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