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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 49 Number 1, March 2020

  • The Korean Diasporic Identity in the Context of K-Pop Consumption: The Case of Young Female Diaspora Members in Kazakhstan

    Ho Youn Koh and Kyungmin Baek

  • Structural Encounters, Meaning Making, and Self-construction: The Reproduction of Chinese Petitioners from a “Normalization” Perspective

    Ruichen Zhang and Neng Liu

  • Life Satisfaction, Occupation and Gender

    Seulki Choi and Kyungwon Lim

  • Gender Differences in Cognitive Decline in Korea: Age Changes and Cohort Differences

    Yujin Kim

  • Does Vertical Integration of Distributors and Theaters Ensure Movie Success?: Evidence from the Korean Film Industry

    Meehyun Kim