Asia-Pacific Studies

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Asia-Pacific Studies (APS) is devoted to promoting understanding of the Asia-Pacific region. As one of the most dynamic regions in the world, the Asia Pacific is of interest to a vast array of scholars and practitioners from many fields.

The journal is a scholarly, interdisciplinary, internationally refereed publication focusing primarily on Asia, Australasia and the Pacific Rim regions of the Americas. The disciplines of interest encompass politics, religion, war and conflict resolution, history, economic development, health, man and the environment, anthropology, languages and literature, cultural heritage, sociology, social work, prehistory and archaeology, and the arts.

Asia-Pacific Studies (APS) seeks original manuscripts that presenting academic work on the studies of Asia-Pacific region. Original articles may use different theoretical and methodological approaches. Empirical and qualitative studies, methodological articles, review articles, brief reports, case studies and letters to the Editor will not be excluded. 

ISSN: 2378-2919 (print version) 

ISSN: 2378-2900 (electronic version)

Publication Frequency: Semiyearly in 2015 / Bimonthly from 2016

Founded on: November 30, 2014

Publication Dates: May 31, November 30 in 2015; The last day of January, March, May, July, September, November in 2016

Publisher: Developing Country Think Tank Institute

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