Jaeyoun Won is Associate Professor of Sociology, Yonsei University. He holds a Ph.D. degree in sociology from the University of California, Berkeley. He was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Institute of Asian Research, University of British Columbia, and the Chair for Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Major in Chinese Studies at Yonsei University. His publications include “Withering Away of Iron Rice Bowl?: The Reemployment Project of Post-Socialist China,” “The Making of the Post-Proletariat in China,” and “Post-Socialist China: Labour Relations in Korean-Managed Factories.” He also co-edited and contributed to a book, Laid-off Workers in a Workers’ State: Unemployment with Chinese Characteristics (Palgrave Macmillan). His research focuses on citizenship and political economy in East Asia, particularly post-socialist transformation in China and North Korea.