Seeking someone to write a Book Review [Routledge Handbook of Japanese Culture and Society]
Asia Pacific World: The Journal of the International Association for Asia Pacific Studies, is currently looking for someone who would be interested in writing a book review on the following book, which looks at social and cultural trends in contemporary Japan (a short description is provided below).
Title: Routledge Handbook of Japanese Culture and Society
Edited by: Victoria Bestor; Theodore C. Bestor; Akiko Yamagata
Publication date: 2011
Description from the book:
The Routledge Handbook of Japanese Culture and Society is an interdisciplinary resource that focuses on contemporary Japan and the social and cultural trends that are important at the beginning of the 21st century. This Handbook provides a cutting-edge and comprehensive survey of significant phenomena, institutions, and directions in Japan today, on issues ranging from gender and family, the environment, race and ethnicity, and urban life, to popular culture and electronic media. Written by an international team of Japan experts, the chapters included in the volume form an accessible and fascinating insight into Japanese culture and society. As such, the Handbook will be an invaluable reference tool for anyone interested in all things Japanese. Students, teachers and professionals alike will benefit from the broad ranging discussions, useful links to online resources and suggested reading lists.
The Handbook will be of interest across a wide range of disciplines including: Japanese Studies, Cultural Studies, Anthropology, Sociology and Asian Studies in general.
If you are interested in undertaking this review, please email your CV to me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the title of the book in the email. The timeframe for review is approximately 8 weeks.
For your information, Asia Pacific World is a new peer-reviewed, scholarly journal that focuses on the social, political, cultural and economic development of the Asia Pacific region, and is published by US publisher Berghahn. The Journal discusses issues of past, current and future concern for the Asia Pacific, and its relations with the rest of the world. Please see our homepage: http://journals.berghahnbooks.com/apw/
Thank you for taking the time to consider this invitation.
Professor Malcolm Cooper, PhD LLM
Chief Editor, Asia Pacific World
Pro-Vice President (Research)
Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Beppu, Japan
Sambi Nelson (Ms.)
Editorial Assistant, Asia Pacific World
Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
1-1 Jumonjibaru, Beppu City,
Oita, Japan 874-8577
Asia Pacific World http://journals.berghahnbooks.com/apw/
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