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Nov 14 2014

Access Special Issues from Routledge Criminology

Special Issue: Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism: Different Peas, Same Pod?

This Global Crime special issue contributes to the current debate over the crime–terror nexus through the use of a multidisciplinary approach, based both on theoretical reflections and on case studies.

Please click here to read the Editorial.

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b3025125

Special Issue: The Evolution of Victimology: Pedagogy, Research, Services, and Advocacy

This special edition of the Journal of Criminal Justice Education seeks to enhance the knowledge and understanding of the field of victimology along with presenting the challenges and opportunities for educators and service providers

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HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2061620

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Nov 14 2014

Access the latest Development Studies Research from Routledge

Highly Cited Research Collection 2014 - Free to access

This Highly Cited Research Collection has been created to showcase some of the recent work published in our Development Studies journals that is having an impact on scholarship already. These articles are free for you to read online to help inform your own research projects.

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Nov 13 2014

New Publications from ISEAS Publishing

Southeast Asians and the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM): State’s Interests and Institution’s Longevity

Evi Fitriani

The inauguration of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Bangkok in 1996 was celebrated with enthusiasm and hopes in the two regions because this forum represented a breakthrough in Asia-Europe relations. The region-to-region pattern of the relations becomes the study framework that enables the explorations of central themes which include the Asian regional identity, ASEAN collective diplomatic prominence, and the informality of the ASEM institution.

The South China Sea and China-ASEAN Relations

Zhao Hong

From the late 1990s up to until recently, China’s approach to Southeast Asia and various territorial and maritime disputes was to engage in “good neighbour policy” and bilateral negotiations. In the recent years, however, Beijing’s actions have somewhat departed from this broadly benign approach. For China, energy security and maritime development are the main considerations.

The Future of ASEAN

Hassanal Bolkiah

The Singapore Lecture Series was inaugurated in 1980 by the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies with a founding endowment from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), and augmented by a generous donation in 1983 from Exxon Mobil Asia Pacific. On 22 April 2014, the 34th Singapore Lecture was delivered by His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Muizzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam.

Vietnam: Straddling Southeast Asia’s Divide

Huong Le Thu

Some analysts see Southeast Asia dividing into continental and maritime sub-groups, largely due to great power rivalry. This paper seeks to address the implications of this division for Vietnam. Sustaining positive bilateral relations with China has been challenging for Vietnam because of the asymmetry of power between the two neighbours.

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Nov 13 2014

Access A new open access journal: Urban Rail Transit from SpringerOpen

Urban Rail Transit is a peer-reviewed, international, interdisciplinary and open-access journal published under the SpringerOpen brand that provides a platform for scientists, researchers and engineers of urban rail transit to publish their original, significant articles on topics in urban rail transportation operation and management, design and planning, civil engineering, equipment and systems and other topics related to urban rail transit.

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Nov 12 2014

Access the latest Race & Ethnicity Research from Routledge

Highly Cited Research Collection 2014 – Free to access

This Highly Cited Research Collection has been created to showcase some of the recent work published in Ethnicity journals that is having an impact on scholarship already. These articles are free for you to read online to help inform your own research projects.

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Nov 12 2014

New additions for social sciences at HKU Libraries

Every Wednesday, the new titles for the current week are put on New Book Display, G/F, Main Library.

Click on the links below to find the new additions for social sciences for the current week and the past three weeks:

Users can also subscribe to RSS feeds to receive the latest updates.

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Nov 10 2014

Access Routledge Area Studies from Routledge

Japan Culture Day

To coincide with this colourful national holiday, celebrating the nation’s arts, academic endeavours and cultural heritage, Routledge have collated over 30 free articles into one collection, with topics ranging from fantasy in Japanese pop culture to studies into sumo wrestling. These articles are free to access until the end of November.

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New Additions to “What’s trending in Area Studies?”

Now featuring selected works from African Studies and Central Asian, Russian and Eastern European Studies collections, enjoy free online access to over 300 popular articles from Area Studies until the end of March 2015.

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Foreign Direct Investment in Asia

Fascinated by Foreign Direct Investment in Asia? Access the collection issues such as economic growth, international relations, and social implications. This collection is completely free to access until 31st March 2015.
Please explore FDI in Asia here.

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Nov 10 2014

Read articles from Journal of Meteorological Research, Springer

The 2013 impact factor for Journal of Meteorological Research has increased to 1.111.

Journal of Meteorological Research (previously known as Acta Meteorologica Sinica) publishes the latest achievements and developments in the field of atmospheric sciences. Coverage is broad, including topics such as pure and applied meteorology; climatology and climate change; marine meteorology; atmospheric physics and chemistry; cloud physics and weather modification; numerical weather prediction; data assimilation; atmospheric sounding and remote sensing; atmospheric environment and air pollution; radar and satellite meteorology; agricultural and forest meteorology and more.

Read the featured articles of the recent Chinese Meteorological Society 90th Anniversary Special Collection for free until Jan.5th 2015.

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Nov 10 2014

Dental Research Seminar

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Date: November 17, 2014 (Monday)
Time: 12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Venue: Lecture Theatre II, G/F, The Prince Philip Dental Hospital

Presenter: Ms. Li Lingwei, PhD Candidate

Title: A longitudinal study of obesity and dental caries among Hong Kong adolescents

Abstract: Obesity greatly impacts adolescents’ physical and psychological health. Obesity and dental caries are thought to share a common pathogenesis in nutrition, parenting, lifestyle, physical, social environment, as well as psychosocial factors. Studies have been conducted among various countries to investigate the relationship between adiposity and tooth decay. However, most of these studies were performed in a cross-sectional setting and indicated conflicting findings. The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between obesity and dental caries among Hong Kong adolescents over time. In this seminar, a systematic review will be presented to highlight the current research status. The methodology of the present study will also be introduced.

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Nov 08 2014

Read Brill’s most downloaded journal articles in Asian Studies

Read Brill’s most downloaded articles from Q3 2014 in the subject area of Asian Studies. These articles are freely available until 31 January 2015.

Movies Without Mercy: Race, War, and Images of Japanese People in American Films, 1942-1945

Author: Wang Xiaofei
Journal of American-East Asian Relations,
(Volume 18, No. 1, pp. 11-36)

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b4673135

Ganyang! Indonesian Popular Songs from the Confrontation Era,
1963–1966

Author: Steven Farram
Bijdragen tot de taal-, land- en volkenkunde / Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia,
(Volume 170, No. 1, pp. 1-24)
(Open Access)

The ‘Democratization’ of Memories of Singapore’s Past

Author: Kevin Blackburn
Bijdragen tot de taal-, land- en volkenkunde / Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia,
(Volume 169, No. 4, pp. 431-456)
(Open Access)

Inequalities and Disparities in Globalised Asia

Authors: Koichi Hasegawa and Chika Shinohara
Asian Journal of Social Science,
(Volume 39, No. 1, pp. 5-8)
(free sample issue)

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2474917

A Crazy State

Author: David Kloos
Bijdragen tot de taal-, land- en volkenkunde / Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia,
(Volume 170, No. 1, pp. 25-65)
(Open Access)

Indonesian National History Textbooks after the New Order

Author: Agus Suwignyo
Bijdragen tot de taal-, land- en volkenkunde / Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia,
(Volume 170, No. 1, pp. 113-131)
(Open Access)

In Memoriam Thee Kian Wie

Author: J. Thomas Lindblad
Bijdragen tot de taal-, land- en volkenkunde / Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia,
(Volume 170, No. 2-3, pp. 187-190)
(Open Access)

Constructing a New Image. Hallyu in Taiwan

Author: Sang-Yeon Sung
European Journal of East Asian Studies,
(Volume 9, No. 1, pp. 25-45)
(free sample issue)

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2471126

The Origins and Rhetorical Evolution of the Term Qizilbāsh in Persianate Literature

Author: Shahzad Bashir
Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient,

(Volume 57, No. 3, pp. 364-391)

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2367132

Gender Role Attitudes around the Globe: Egalitarian vs. Traditional Views

Author: Mandy Boehnke
Asian Journal of Social Science,
(Volume 39, No. 1, pp. 57-74)
(free sample issue)

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Indonesia in the 1950s: Nation, modernity, and the post-colonial state
Author: Henk Schulte Nordholt
Bijdragen tot de taal-, land- en volkenkunde / Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia,
(Volume 167, No. 4, pp. 386-404)
(Open Access)

The Romanisation of Indic Script Used in Ancient Indonesia

Authors: Andrea Acri and Arlo Griffiths
Bijdragen tot de taal-, land- en volkenkunde / Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia,
(Volume 170, No. 2-3, pp. 365-378)
(Open Access)

Harmony, Olympic Manners and Morals—Chinese Television and the 'New Propaganda' of Public Service Advertising

Author: Stefan R. Landsberger
European Journal of East Asian Studies,
(Volume 8, No. 2, pp. 331-355)
HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2471126

Disaster Reproduction and the Crisis of Governance—The Shanxi Example in China’s Experience (灾害的再生产与治理危机 2 —中国经验的山西样本)

Author: Yulin Zhang (张玉林)
Rural China, (Volume 10, No. 1, pp. 83-100) (free sample issue)

Ethno-Religious Communities: To the Problem of Identity Markers

Author: Victoria Arakelova
Iran and the Caucasus,
(Volume 14, No. 1, pp. 1-17) (free sample issue)

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2997767

Articles in Open Access and in free sample issues remain freely available after this date.

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