Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies (EJCJS)
is an academic, double-blind peer reviewed e-journal in the social sciences
that publishes research and scholarly writing on all issues related to
contemporary Japan. The extensive Editorial Board is composed of scholars
from major universities and institutions in Europe, Asia, North America, and
The journal adopts a
multi-disciplinary stance in the hope that it will contribute to a deeper
understanding of Japan and Japanese people and that it will, consequently,
enrich our understanding of the totality of human experience. Papers are
offered in all areas of academic endeavour that have contemporary Japan as
their focus but that also relate Japan to broader developments elsewhere.
EJCJS publishes other
works as well that are in Asia-Studies Full-text:
Peer-reviewed Articles: These are full length
journal articles on contemporary Japanese society, economy, politics and
culture. These have been reviewed and passed for publication by at least two
anonymous expert scholars.
Book Reviews of academic and non-fiction books
on contemporary Japan. These are not peer reviewed.
Japanese Films and Documentary Reviews are also
not peer reviewed.
Discussion Papers is a forum for contributors to air ideas and work in
progress, and to engage in scholarly dialogue with readers. Papers posted
here have not been subject to blind peer review.
Groups of Papers that were originally oral
presentations at academic conferences and seminars. These are not peer
is updated on a rolling basis. Contributions are posted as they are
received, reviewed, and edited. Asia-Studies carries all the above series
back to when the journal was begun in 2001.
For further information, please visit the
Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies website.