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Focus and Scope

Asian Studies is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal of the social sciences, humanities, and cultural studies.  Published by the Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman since 1963, it has promoted original research that helps enhance the understanding of and enliven discussions on issues relevant to Asia.

Published twice a year, Asian Studies is one of the pioneering journals of its kind in Asia. It offers a critical and multidisciplinary forum where scholars, practitioners, researchers, and activists on Asia can share their work, and comment and debate on various issues that impact Asian societies and their peoples.

To read more about the journal, download open-access articles, consult submission guidelines, or subscribe to Asian Studies, visit asj.upd.edu.ph.

 

Section Policies

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Travel Writing

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Literary Section

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Fiction

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Peer Review Process

Asian Studies: Peer Review Guidelines

Dear Reviewer,

Thank you for agreeing to review an article for Asian Studies. Kindly consult these guidelines before evaluating the article. Please note that you have one month to finish the review, dated from the day the article is sent to you.

1. Does this manuscript present new material, provide novel interventions on existing debates and issues, and/or present established information in an intriguing, interesting light?

2. Is there material within your field that has a thrust similar to that of the article? Please indicate a brief list or summary of these works.

3. How would you assess the quality of research and scholarship that produced this article?

4. Are the ideas in the article acknowledged and attributed properly? This guideline especially applies to discussions of theories, concepts, etc. If not, please point them out.

5. Based on the following choices, how would you assess the article?

  • a. Recommended for publication
  • b. Recommended for publication but needs minor revisions
  • c. Recommended for publication but needs major revisions
  • d. Not recommended Feel free to create an assessment beyond these four categories.

For choice (b) and (c), please indicate if you are willing to review the revised and resubmitted paper. Lastly, kindly discuss your choice and send this back at upasianstudies@gmail.com, along with your comments, annotations, etc.

Thank you very much. We look forward to receiving your review. 

 

Publication Frequency

Asian Studies is published twice a year.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. In the interim, please visit asj.upd.edu.ph to download the articles. 

 


ISSN: 2244-5927