Asia Pacific World
The Journal of the International Association for Asia Pacific Studies
Aims & Scope
Chief Editor: Malcolm J.M. Cooper, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU)
Published on behalf of the International Association for Asia Pacific Studies
Asia Pacific World is a peer-reviewed, scholarly journal that focuses on the social, political, cultural and economic development of the Asia Pacific region. The Journal discusses issues of current and future concern for the Asia Pacific, and its relations with the rest of the world.
A forum for scholars carrying out research on the region, Asia Pacific World presents cutting edge analysis and invites contributions from a wide range of disciplines to explore their impact on the region. These areas include, but are not limited to, Sociology and Cultural Studies, History, Politics and International Relations, Finance, International Business Management, Innovation, Economic Development, Social Welfare, Tourism, Environment, ICT, New Media, Management, and Linguistics.
Asia Pacific World is published twice a year in Spring and Autumn. Its features include general articles, book reviews and review articles.
Subjects: Asia Pacific Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, History, Politics, Cultural Studies
Volume 5, Number 2, Autumn 2014
Malcolm J. M. Cooper
The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Identifying the Implications
SPECIAL SECTION: Travel and Tourism
Mourn, Rebuild, Remember, Prepare: Messages of the 1995 Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake
Changes in Japanese Ski Resorts with the Development of Inbound Tourism: A Case Study of Niseko-Hirafu
Changes in Air Charter Market Operations in Japan: Airlines, Airports and Aviation Policies
Chuntao Wu and Lei Peng
Participation in Urban Festival Parades in Japan as Special Interest Tourism: Focusing on Hiroshima Flower Festival and Kobe Festival
Seo Jaeseung and Carolin Funck
The Impact of Cultural Tourism on the Innovation of Ethnic Handicraft Production in Dali, China
Honggang Xu, Tang Zhouyuan, and Ni Sisi
Variations on a Theme Park in Contemporary China
Shien Zhong, Jie Zhang, Hao Luo, and Honglei Zhang
An Analysis of SME Perceptions of Credit Information Reporting in Vietnam
Anh H. Nguyen
Ge-ge-ge no Kitarō and the Yōkai of Japan: A Case Study of Monstrophy in Japanese Popular Culture
Salvador J. Murguia, Julia Christmas, and Shuji Nishibata
Response to Book Review
Author Jonardon Ganeri Responds to the Review of His Book Identity as Reasoned Choice: A South Asian Perspective on the Reach and Resources of Public and Practical Reason in Shaping Individual Identities.