Call for Papers





The Editorial Committee for Review of Asian and Pacific Studies(RAPS) welcomes all the articles that address the issues of politics, economy, society, culture, history, technology transfer, and environmental problems in the Asia-Pacific region. Manuscripts should be written either in English or in Japanese, and under no circumstances longer than 10000 words in English and 24000 characters in Japanese, including all notes, tables, figures and references. An abstract of up to 300 words (written in English) must precede the main text. Manuscripts should be typed on one side of the paper with generous margin and should be double-spaced throughout. The preferred word processing package for producing manuscripts is Microsoft Word.

Prospective authors should submit their manuscripts by e-mail 
(submission-caps[at] and also a printed copy of the manuscript to the Editorial Committee (for the address, see above). All manuscripts are sent to independent referees; contributors should allow time for the process of refereeing to take place.

The guideline of style for manuscripts is given below.