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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
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 3, September 2019

Current Issue of Asian Sociology
  • The Construction of the Cold War Landscape and Tourism: the Possibilities and Limitations of its Peaceful Use

    Keun-SiK Jung

Special Issue
  • Possibility of Discourse Analysis using Topic Modeling

    Wonkwang Jo

  • New Opportunities for Sociological Research: A Discussion of the Usefulness of Mixed Methods with Data Science

    Yeunchul Kim

  • On “infra-theory” or “infra-language”: A Clarification of Actor– Network Theory via Bruno Latour’s Case Studies

    Shinhaeng (Nobuyuki) Kim

  • The Asianization of Northeast China: Fragmented Integration of Local Authority and the Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture

    Woo Park

  • Determinants of Remittance Behavior among Female Marriage Immigrants in South Korea

    Nayoung Heo, Doo-Sub Kim