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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
  • Indexed in SCOPUS
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. JAS is currently indexed in SCOPUS and is also included in JSTOR archive.
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 2, June 2020

  • College Student Loans and Subjective Well-being in South Korea: How Do Student Borrowers Evaluate Their Lives during Studies and after Graduation?

    Sunghoon Kim and Myungsook Woo

  • University-Community Relations in Urban Regeneration: A Study on the Conflict Between Students and Residents and the Role of the University

    Ahnlee Jang

  • Economic Dependence, Gender-Role Beliefs, and Housework Hours of Husbands and Wives in Contemporary Korea

    Mi Young An

  • Similar but Different: Uncovering the Multiple Pathways to Life Satisfaction in Asia*

    Dong-Kyun Im, Hearan Koo and Sang-Hee Park

  • Sorry, But G. Arrighi Is Not Almighty: Why Did He Fail to Explain China’s Process of Incorporation into the Capitalist World-Economy?

    Sung Hee Ru