Asia Pacific Perspectives 13.1

The editors are pleased to introduce the Spring/Summer 2015 issue of Asia Pacific Perspectives. 

Asia Pacific Perspectives

Volume XIII, Number 1, Spring/Summer 2015

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Table of Contents

Guest Editor’s Introduction
By Dayna Barnes

Peer Reviewed Articles

Protestant Funeral Processions in Southeast China: From Gangnam Style to Overt Evangelization
By Chris White

Using Geospatial Data to Study the Origins of Japan’s Post-Occupation Maritime Boundaries
By Thomas French

Paternalism and Peril: Shifting U.S. Racial Perceptions of the Japanese and Chinese Peoples from World War II to the Early Cold War
By Brandon P. Seto

The TPP Debate in Japan: Reasons for a Failed Protest Campaign
By Ulli Jamitzky

Think Piece
“Uniqueness” in Japanese Art Photography: Toward Situating Images in Context
By Pablo Figueroa

Graduate Student Paper

The Question of Japanese-ness: Repatriation and Guilt in Postwar Japan
By Kilby Hammond

Asia Pacific Perspectives is currently accepting submissions for future issues. We welcome submissions from all fields of the social sciences and the humanities that focus on the Asia Pacific region, and especially those adopting a comparative, interdisciplinary approach to issues of interrelatedness in the Asia Pacific region. To learn more about the journal and/or view our submission guidelines, visit:

Interested in guest editing an issue for Asia Pacific Perspectives?  If so, please contact the editor, Melissa S. Dale at

Melissa S. Dale, Ph.D.
Executive Director & Assistant Professor
Center for Asia Pacific Studies

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