Asian Quarterly An International Journal Of Contemporary Issues
Asian Quarterly: An International Journal of Contemporary Issues
Asia is a vast and diverse continent that faces many challenges and opportunities in the 21st century. From economic development and political economy to social movements and environmental issues, Asia is at the forefront of global change and transformation. To understand the complexities and dynamics of contemporary Asia, it is essential to have a critical and interdisciplinary perspective that goes beyond mainstream views and conventional wisdom.
asian quarterly an international journal of contemporary issues
Asian Quarterly: An International Journal of Contemporary Issues is a peer-reviewed publication that aims to provide such a perspective. It publishes original research articles, book reviews, and commentaries that deal with the broad problems of economic, political and social development of Asia. It also seeks to promote the scientific development of theory that is of global significance, especially on the role of the state, class analysis, power and globalisation.
The journal was established in 2010 by the Institute of Advanced Studies in English, a research and academic institution based in Pune, India. It appears quarterly and has a wide readership among scholars, students, policy makers, activists, journalists, and general public interested in Asian affairs. The journal welcomes submissions from Asia-based researchers, those working in best traditions of critical political economy, and young researchers.
Some of the topics covered by the journal include:
Economic development issues, such as poverty, inequality, growth, trade, investment, industrialization, agriculture, planning, etc.
Political economy, such as state-society relations, democracy, authoritarianism, nationalism, imperialism and empire, international financial institutions, regional integration, etc.
Social development issues, such as gender, ethnicity, religion, culture, education, health, human rights, social movements, civil society, etc.
Environmental issues, such as climate change, natural resources, energy, pollution, biodiversity, etc.
Economic history of Asia
The journal also features special issues on timely and relevant themes related to contemporary Asian issues. Some of the recent special issues include:
Domestic and Comparative Perspectives on Contemporary Vietnam
The (New) Projectment Economy as a Higher Stage of Development of the Chinese Market Socialist Economy
From Partnership to Rivalry: China and the USA in the Early Twenty-First Century
The Parcelled State: A Political and Historical Framework for the Current Intra-State Crisis in Turkey
Vegetarianism, Meat and Modernity in India
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