Differences in Individualistic and Collectivistic Tendencies Among College Students in Japan and the United States (with Emiko Kobayashi and Susan F. Sharp), International Journal of Comparative Sociology (2010)
It is a worldwide stereotype that Japanese, compared to Americans, are oriented more toward collectivism....
Punishment for Noncompliance and Reward for Compliance: A Comparison of Japanese and American Workers (with Emiko Kobayashi), NUCB Journal of Economics and Information Science (2009)
In a recent series of articles, Kobayashi and Grasmick have applied an extended model of...
Employee Commitment in U.S. and Japanese Firms in Thailand (with Richard A. Colignon, Chikako Usui, and Robert Slagter), Asian Social Science (2007)
Foreign direct investment from transnational corporations across Southeast Asia provides an opportunity to examine the...
Paradigmen der Vergleichend-historischen Methodologien: Durkheimsche vs. Weberianische Ansatze und ihre Folgen, Sozialstruktur und Gesellschaftanalyse (2007)
Foreign Investment and Disparities in Economic Development and Poverty Reduction: A Comparative-Historical Analysis of the Buddhist Countries of Southeast Asia, International Journal of Comparative Sociology (2005)
To remain economically competitive in the 21st century a nation must be able to secure...
Review: Amakudari: The Hidden Fabric of Japan's Economy by Richard A. Colignon and Chikako Usiu, Contemporary Sociology (2004)
Review: The Classless Society, by Paul W. Kingston. Stanford, Contemporary Sociology (2002)
Japan: Politische Karriere zwischen Ministerialburokratie und parlamentarischen Erbhofen (with Claudia Derichs), Politik als Beruf : die politische Klasse in westlichen Demokratien (1999)
Japanese Companies in Germany: A Case Study in Cross-Cultural Management (with James R. Lincoln and Elke Wittenhagen), Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society (1995)
From a series of qualitative interviews with Japanese managers and German managers and workers in...
A Sociology of Higher Education: The Japanese University in the Context of Japanese Culture, Social Organization, and Social Stratification, Sociological Viewpoints (1994)
This paper examines the status of Japanese higher education to understand the impact of important...
Soziale Ungleichheit und gesellschaftliche Integration. Ein Vergleich von USA, Japan und Deutschland (with Brigitte Hamm, Dieter Hotlmann, and Hermann Strasser), Berliner Journal Fur Soziologie (1993)
Ausgehend von der Frage nach der Ftihrungsrolle in einer neuen Weltordnung werden Dimensionen sozialer Ungleichheit...
Lower Class Insurgency and the Political Process: The Response of the U.S. Unemployed, 1890- 1940 (with Richard A. Shaffer), Social Problems (1992)
This paper examines the level of protest activity by the unemployed in the United States...
Corporate Structure and Modernization: A Comparative Analysis of Japan and the United States (with Keiko Nakao), International Review of Sociology (1991)
Unemployment and Protest in the United States, 1890-1940: A Methodological Critique and Research Note (with Richard A. Shaffer), Social Forces (1986)
We begin with a critique of previous methods (event analysis) employed in testing deprivation theories...
Elite Recognition of Unemployment as a Working Class Issue, 1980-1940 (with Richard A. Shaffer), Sociology and Social Research (1986)
Further Notes on the Evolution of Corporate Control and Institutional Investors: A Response to Niemonen (with Richard L. Della Fave), The Sociological Quarterly (1984)
Corporate Linkage and Control of the Corporate Economy: New Evidence and a Reinterpretation (with Richard L. Della Fave), The Sociological Quarterly (1983)
This paper begins with a brief critical review of the major perspectives in the debate...
Movements of "Crisis" and Movements of "Affluence": A Critique of Deprivation and Resource Mobilization Theories, The Journal of Conflict Resolution (1982)
In response to the empirical and theoretical weaknesses of the older social stress or deprivation...
College Achievement among Native Americans: A Research Note, Social Forces (1981)
Characteristics of the Poor: A Continuing Focus in Social Research, Sociology and Social Research (1981)
Though most social scientists acknowledge that the general population in the United States accepts individualistic...
Poor People's Movements: Why They Succeed, How They Fail. By Frances Fox Piven and Richard A. Cloward. New York: Pantheon Books, 1977., Western Sociological Review (1979)
The Empirical Side of the Power Elite Debate: An Assessment and Critique of Recent Research (with Richard L. Della Fave), The Sociological Quarterly (1979)
From the earliest writings in social science there have been lively debates over the extent...
Foreign Involvement in the Preconditions for Political Violence: The World System and the Case of Chile, The Journal of Conflict Resolution (1978)
Current theories of internal political violence and revolution view foreign influence on these events as...
The Bohemian Grove and Other Retreats: A Study in Ruling Class Cohesiveness by William G. Domhoff, American Journal of Sociology (1976)
Marxist and Functionalist Theories in the Study of Stratification, Social Forces (1976)
The Ecology of Welfare: Housing and the Welfare Crisis in New York City by George S. Sternlieb and Bernard P. Indik, Contemporary Sociology (1975)