This project seeks to understand why we experience inequality and insecurity in the ways we do at different times and places. Drawing on 14 months of ethnographic research and interviews with 98 young adults, this research shows how different pace of institutional changes shape subjective impacts using a lens of comparison.
Forthcoming. “Contradiction as Injustice: How Senses of Inequality Differ Across National Contexts.” Sociology
2019. “Precarious Regular Jobs in Japan” Japan Forum (Online first) — Link to the paper
- 2018-2019 Graduate Student Best Paper Award, Department of Sociology, UHM
Hope and Reality: Coming of Age in Times of Inequality in Japan and South Korea — book manuscript in preparation
(With Dr. Myungji Yang) “Pace of Institutional Changes and the Sense of Injustice among Millennials in South Korea and Japan ”— draft available upon request
(With Wonjeong Jeong) “Intergenerational Differences in the Support of More Rigorous Tax Policies”