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Academic Appointment

Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Tennessee at Martin

Education

Ph.D. Political Science, University of Pittsburgh, PA

Publication

Kim, Mason. Forthcoming. Comparative Welfare Capitalism in East Asia: Productivist Models of Social Policy. New York: Palgrave MacMillan.

Kim, Mason. 2013. “What Drives the Institutional Divergence of Productivist Welfare Capitalism in East Asia?” Journal of Asian Politics and History, No.3: 27-58.

Kim, Mason. 2012. “Economic Globalization, Democracy, and Social Protection: Institutional Divergence of Welfare Capitalism in East Asia.” In New Dynamics in East Asian Politics: Security, Political Economy, and Society, ed. Zhiqun Zhu. New York: Continuum International Publishing. Pp.125-147.

Kim, Mason. 2010. “Corporatism vs. Marketization: An Empirical Test of the Control Effect of Corporatist Labor Unions in China.” In Social Class in Transitional China (In Chinese), eds. Yang Su, Shizheng Feng, and Chunping Han. Beijing, China: Social Science Academic Press. Pp.84-107.

Works in Progress

Kim, Mason. “Institutional Varieties of Productivist Welfare Capitalism: The Case of East Asia.” Journal of Public Policy (Under review).

Kim, Mason. “Institutional Fragmentation of Social Protection in China: Patterns, Causes, and Consequences.” (Manuscript in progress).

Kim, Mason. “Electoral Systems, Party Fragmentation, and Welfare State Development in East Asia” (Manuscript in progress).

Teaching

CP: Comparative Politics; Politics in the Developing World; East Asian Political Economy; Chinese Politics

IR: World Politics (regular and honors courses); International Political Economy; East Asia in World Politics

AP: American Political Institutions & Public Policy