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Journal of Asian Sociology

Journal of Asian Sociology

  • Frequency : 4 issues/year
  • ISSN : 1598-8074(Print)
  • 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.

Development and Society

Volume 47 Number 4, December 2018

Labor, Housing and Inequality
  • Urban Middle-Class and the Politics of Home Ownership in South Korea

    Myeongsoo Kim

  • Labor Market Dualism and the Wage Penalty for Temporary Employment: Evidence on the Interplay of Employment Protection Legislation and Labor Market Institutions from PIAAC data

    Kirak Ryu

New Civil Morality on Environment and City
  • Welfare Responsibility, Civic Morality, and the Environmental Attitudes in Korea

    Chanhum Yoon and Baeg-Eui Hong

  • Thinking Globally and Acting Locally?: Geographical Dimension of Environmental Concern as Predictors of Pro-environmental Behaviors

    Hee-Je Bak

  • International Comparison and Implementation of Slow City Success Determinants: The Case of Damyang Slow City, South Korea, and Seferihisar Slow City, Turkey

    Alan Brown and Bonghyun Jeong

Politics of Population and Knowledge
  • Explaining South Korea’s Diaspora Engagement Policies

    Timothy C. Lim and Dong-Hoon Seol

  • The State, Science, and Planification: The Coproduction of the French State and Science

    Kyunghwan Oh