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Journal of Asian Sociology

Journal of Asian Sociology

  • Frequency : 4 issues/year
  • ISSN : 2671-4574(Print) / 2671-8200(Online)
  • Publisher : The Institute for Social Development and Policy Research, Seoul National University, Korea
  • Editor in Chief : Kim, Hong Jung
  • Contact : jasoceditor@gmail.com / +82 2 880 4240
Journal of Asian Sociology (JAS) is one of the most established academic journals for social science in English-language published by the Institute of Social Development and Policy Research (ISDPR) at Seoul National University. Founded as Bulletin of the Population and Development Studies Center in 1972 and evolving into Korea Journal of Population and Development from 1990 to 1997, and then Development and Society from 1998 to 2018, JAS has more than 40 years of history.
With its main focus on Asia, and especially the East Asian region, JAS provides path breaking works from social, cultural, political to economic field, and discusses various sociological issues such as inequality, social change, policy, labor, environment, social quality, demographic change and so on. The journal presents empirical analysis and theoretical discussions on important topics of modern society, including culture, economics, politics, demographics and the varied sociological issues that emerge in the Asian region.

Journal of Asian Sociology

Volume 48 Number 4, December 2019

Current Issue of Asian Sociology
  • Decolonization and the Ontological Turn of Sociology

    Hwansuk Kim

Special Issue: Changing Lives and Identities
  • A Message Regarding the Special Issue

    Manabu Akagawa and Keong-Suk Park

  • A Few Thoughts on Low Birthrate, Aging Societies: Reflections on Demographic Transition and Modernity in Korea

    Keong-Suk Park

  • Implementing the Concept of “housing support” in a Super-aged Society

    Yasushi Sukenari

  • Does Social Capital Improve Community-based Integrated Care Systems?

    Manabu Akagawa

  • The New Asian Active Ageing Index for ASEAN+3: A Comparative Analysis with EU Member States

    Asghar Zaidi and Jinpil Um

  • Returns to Women’s Education in the Marriage Market: A Comparative Analysis of Japan, Korea, and Taiwan

    Sang-Soo Chang

  • Personality Traits and Civic Engagement: The Case of South Korea

    Shang E. Ha