Asia Pacific World
The Journal of the International Association for Asia Pacific Studies
Aims & Scope
Chief Editor: Malcolm J.M. Cooper, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU)
Published on behalf of the International Association for Asia Pacific Studies
Asia Pacific World is a peer-reviewed, scholarly journal that focuses on the social, political, cultural and economic development of the Asia Pacific region. The Journal discusses issues of current and future concern for the Asia Pacific, and its relations with the rest of the world.
A forum for scholars carrying out research on the region, Asia Pacific World presents cutting edge analysis and invites contributions from a wide range of disciplines to explore their impact on the region. These areas include, but are not limited to, Sociology and Cultural Studies, History, Politics and International Relations, Finance, International Business Management, Innovation, Economic Development, Social Welfare, Tourism, Environment, ICT, New Media, Management, and Linguistics.
Asia Pacific World is published twice a year in Spring and Autumn. Its features include general articles, book reviews and review articles.
Subjects: Asia Pacific Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, History, Politics, Cultural Studies
Volume 4, Issue 1, Spring 2013
Malcolm J. M. Cooper
Ethnic Movements, NGOs, and Their Impacts on Ethnic Policies in Today’s Taiwan
Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao
Investing in Human Capital: Th e Key to Transforming the Asia Paciﬁ c Region
Tereso S. Tullao, Jr.
Lingualism – A New Frontier in Culture Studies?
The Frontiers of Pacific Islands Regionalism: Charting the Boundaries of Identity
Beyond Silent Suffering and Trauma Half a World Away: Participation of Cambodian Diaspora Genocide Survivors in the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia
Learning (at) Our Place: Qualitative Research Methods and Researchers Strengthen Fiji’s National Response to HIV and AIDS
Lawrence J. Hammar, Jone Gucake, and Ferdinand Strobel
Not Western Conceptualization, nor Local Expressions, nor Uniformity: Deconstructing NGOs’ Rights-Based Approach toward Sound Frameworks of Agency
An Analysis of Corporate Social Responsibility within Japanese Corporations
Nila Firdausi Nuzula