We are pleased to announce that the latest issue of the International Journal of Asia Pacific Studies (IJAPS), Volume 8, Number 2 is now published and all articles are accessible and available for download.
This latest issue comprises three main sections: A. Themed Issue on Food and Asia, guest edited by Nicole Tarulevicz of the University of Tasmania, Australia (consisting five articles from five different authors); B. Featured Articles (two articles); C. Book Review; and D. Scholarly Viewpoints.
The Scholarly Viewpoints is the latest section by the journal, introduced to showcase opinions, comments, ideas and viewpoints of prominent scholars on the Asia Pacific region pertaining to their respective academic discipline. The editorial is pleased to feature well-known scholar, Nicholas Tarling in the section’s maiden publication.
Details of the current issue publication are following (click the titles to go to respective article page):
A. Themed Issue on Food and Asia
- Introduction – Never Just Food: Themed Issue on Food and Asia, by Nicole Tarulevicz (Guest Editor).
- Shifting Perceptions of Instant Ramen in Japan During the High-growth Era, 1958–1973, by George Solt.
- Faking It: Food Quality in China, by Kaz Ross.
- “Let Lifeguard Milk Raise Your Child”: Gender, Food and Nation in Singapore’s Past, by Nicole Tarulevicz.
- Contagious Consumption: Commodity Debates over the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century China Trade, by Kristin Bayer.
- Food and Pollution in Two Films from Contemporary Japan, by Barbara Hartley.
- Jim Crace’s Arcadia: A New Variation on an Old Topic, by Sabbar S. Sultan and Ibrahim Abu Shihab.
- Young Taiwanese Immigration to Argentina: The Challenges of Adaptation, Self Identity and Returning, by Bernado Trejos and Lan-Hung Nora Chiang.
- Book Review – Ibn Taymiyyah on Jihád and Baghy, by Timothy P. Daniels.
D. Scholarly Viewpoints
- Scholarly Viewpoints, featuring Nicholas Tarling.