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Canberra, 21 January 2011.

23 August 2007

NBR Asia Policy E-journal


23 Aug 2007

The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR), Seattle, WA, US

Self-description: "Asia Policy [est. Jan 2006 - ed.] is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to bridging the gap between academic research and policymaking on issues related to the Asia-Pacific. Asia Policy publishes, in descending order of emphasis, three types of peer-reviewed essays: (1) social scientific research articles that both use social science theories, concepts, and approaches and draw clear and concise policy implications on issues of import to the region (2) research notes [...] (3) policy analyses [...]."

Site contents:
NUMBER 4 (July 2007)
* China in the Year 2020 - Mercy Kuo & Andrew D. Marble, David M. Lampton, Cheng Li, Pieter Bottelier, and Fenggang Yang * Sizing the Chinese Military - Andrew Scobell & Roy Kamphausen, Ellis Joffe, Michael R. Chambers, David M. Finkelstein, Cortez A. Cooper III, Dennis J. Blasko, Bernard D. Cole, Michael McDevitt, Phillip C. Saunders & Erik Quam, and Larry Wortzel
* Militant Recruitment in Pakistan: A New Look at the Militancy-Madrasah Connection - C. Christine Fair
Research Note
* China's Fifteen-Year Plan for Science and Technology: An Assessment - Sylvia Schwaag Serger & Magnus Breidne
Policy Analysis
* Managing the U.S.-China Foreign Economic Dialogue: Building Greater Coordination and New Habits of Consultation - Jean A. Garrison
Book Review Roundtable
* Kenneth B. Pyle's Japan Rising * Richard J. Samuels' Securing Japan - T.J. Pempel, Mike M. Mochizuki, Ming Wan, Christopher W. Hughes, Richard J. Samuels, and Kenneth B. Pyle
NUMBER 3 (January 2007)
Special Essay
* Reading the New Era in Asia: The Use of History and Culture in the Making of Foreign Policy - Kenneth B. Pyle
Special Roundtable
* Pursuing Security in a Dynamic Northeast Asia - Aaron L. Friedberg, Michael J. Green, Robert A. Scalapino, Kenneth B. Pyle, Francis Fukuyama, Dwight H. Perkins, Nicholas Eberstadt, Richard J. Samuels, Kenneth Lieberthal, and Chae-Jin Lee
* North Korea's Nuclear Weapons: Implications for the Nuclear Ambitions of Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan - Christopher W. Hughes
Policy Analyses
* North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Program to 2015: Three Scenarios - Jonathan D. Pollack * The Democratic-Led 110th Congress: Implications for Asia - Robert Sutter
Research Note
* China and WTO Liberalization of the Securities Industry: Le choc des mondes or L'empire immobile? - Nicholas Calcina Howson
Book Review Roundtable
* Navnita Chadha Behera's Demystifying Kashmir - Robert Wirsing, Teresita C. Schaffer, Sumit Ganguly, Shalendra Sharma, and Navnita Chadha Behera
NUMBER 2 (July 2006)
Special Roundtable: Economic Implications of a Fundamental Shift in North Korean Security Policy
* Introduction - Nicholas Eberstadt & Richard J. Ellings * Visualizing a North Korean "Bold Switchover": International Financial Institutions and Economic Development in the DPRK - Bradley O. Babson * The Economic Implications of a North Korean Nuclear Test - Marcus Noland
* The Political Economy of Standards Coalitions: Explaining China's Involvement in High-Tech Standards Wars - Scott Kennedy
Research Notes
* The PRC's Evolving Standards System: Institutions and Strategy - Chaoyi Zhao & John M. Graham * International Jihad and Muslim Radicalism in Thailand? Toward an Alternative Interpretation - Joseph Chinyong Liow
Book Review Roundtable Richard C. Bush's Untying the Knot: Making Peace in the Taiwan Strait
* (K)not Yet Untied: Comments on Richard Bush's Untying the Knot - Allen Carlson * Tied Up Across the Taiwan Strait - Derek Mitchell * A Rapidly Changing Military Balance: A National Security Perspective on Richard Bush's Untying the Knot - Lyle Goldstein * Gordius in the Strait: A New Taiwan and an Impatient China - Dan Blumenthal * Reflections on the Legal Aspects of Untying the Knot - Mark Williams * Did Beijing Really Misunderstand Lee Teng-Hui and Chen Shui-Bian? Steven M. Goldstein * Author's Response - Richard C. Bush
NUMBER 1 (January 2006)
Special Roundtable: Bridging the Gap Between the Academic and Policy Worlds
* Bridging the Gap with Market-driven Knowledge: The Launching of Asia Policy - Andrew D. Marble * Initiatives to Bridge the Gap - Kenneth Lieberthal * Closing the Gap: Networking the Policy and Academic Communities - Emily O. Goldman * Bridging The Gap Between Academia and Policy on Asia: Some Examples from Personal Experience - Robert Sutter * Some Reflections on Policy and Academics - Ezra F. Vogel * Borderlands and the Value of Academic Research for Policy: A Case Study - Celeste A. Wallander
* Pensions, Public Opinion, and the Graying of China - Mark W. Frazier * Taiwan: The Tail That Wags Dogs - Michael McDevitt
Research Notes
* The Natural Death of North Korean Stalinism - Andrei Lankov * Islamic Leaders in Uzbekistan - Eric M. McGlinchey.

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