Wajjwalku, Siriporn; Ho, Kong Chong; and Yoshida, Osamu. (2016). Advancing the Regional Commons in the New East Asia. London: Routledge. ISBN-10: 1138892505, ISBN-13: 978-1138892507.
This book is a product of cooperation among the academic members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and ASEAN Plus Three (APT) including China, Japan, and Korea. Advancing the Regional Commons in the New East Asia highlights a number of interests which members of ASEAN and Plus Three countries collectively recognize. This set of common interests includes not only economic development but also social development. Leading scholars in the region cooperate with each other to tackle regional key issues and challenges, including food security, energy security, the problem of illicit drugs, transnational migration, the cross-national scheme of education in the region, and ASEAN cooperation on marine environment.
Professor Pan Suk Kim and his accociate wrote a chapter entitled “Transnational migration in East Asia: the evolving migration policy in South Korea and its implications” in this book. This book will provide readers with many suggestions and hints in prospecting the future of New East Asia. This is a "must read" book for all who are interested in ASEAN, APT and East Asian regionalism.