Janus Isaac V. NOLASCO


Filipino Workers in Japan between 1980 and 2010: A Study of Political and Socioeconomic Mechanisms of International Migration
     John LAMBINO

Social Networks and the Employability of Filipinos in the United States
      Ruby ABSUELO and Peter HANCOCK

Pentecostalism and Pulitika: A Case Study in Tanauan, Batangas, Philippines
      Chuan Yean SOON

Contested National Development: Executive-Legislative Relations in American Colonial Philippines and the Cabinet Crisis of 1923
      Vicente Angel S. YBIERNAS


Indonesia 1965: Rehabilitating Victims, Rehabilitating Revolution
      Max LANE

Cross-Strait Relations: Diplomatic Entanglement or Rapprochement?
      Raymond Leh-Sheng WANG

Reclaiming the ASEAN Community for the People
      ACSC/APF 2015 – CSO Statement

Japanese NGOs’ 10 Recommendations for Revision of Japan’s ODA Charter

Why is the Umno-BN government using the Sedition Act to arrest people now?
      Francis LOH

Scholars, Writers and Thinkers Call for Academic Freedom in Thailand
     Various academics and scholars


Ryōsai Kenbo: The Educational Ideal of ‘Good Wife, Wise Mother’ in Modern Japan by Koyama Shizuko
      Reviewed by Angelo Christiane ARRIOLA

Misalliance: Ngo Dinh Diem, the United States, and the Fate of South Vietnam by Edward Miller
      Reviewed by Nicole CuUNJIENG

State and Finance in the Philippines, 1898-1941: The Mismanagement of an American Colony by Yoshiko Nagano
      Reviewed by Vicente Angel YBIERNAS

Patriarchy in East Asia: A Comparative Sociology of Gender by Sechiyama Kaku
      Reviewed by Alleson VILLOTA II


Hanoi October
      Thomas David CHAVES

Hacienda Haiku
      Pauline Mari HERNANDO

Bali, Indonesia
      Max LANE

To a Filipina in a Peony Garden/Ngadto Hin Filipina Ha Hardin Han Mga Peony
      Jose Duke BAGULAYA

      Kyoto University Campaign for Freedom and Peace


Asian Studies: Journal of Critical Perspectives on Asia is an open-access, peer-reviewed academic journal published since 1963 by the Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman. Promoting original and penetrating research, it offers novel and alternative interpretations of Asian experiences, helps deepen the understanding of the region, and enlivens debates on issues affecting Asian peoples and societies. One of the pioneering journals of its kind in Asia, Asian Studies offers a critical, multidisciplinary platform where scholars, practitioners, and activists can publish research that draws on the theories and perspectives from the social sciences, humanities, or cultural studies. Published twice a year, the journal welcomes full-length research articles; commentaries and documents; reviews (films, books, novels, exhibits, plays, websites, etc.); poetry and short fiction; and travel narratives. View content and submission guidelines @ Submissions are welcome year-round. Send inquiries/manuscripts to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..