Journal of Asian Pacific Communication
The Journal of Asian Pacific Communication (JAPC) is an international journal whose academic mission is to bring together specialists from diverse scholarly disciplines to discuss and interpret language in communication issues as they pertain to people of Asian Pacific regions and in their immigrant communities worldwide. The journal’s academic orientation is generalist, passionately committed to interdisciplinary approaches to language in communication studies relating to people in and from Asian Pacific regions.
Thematic issues of previously published issues of JAPC include Cross-Cultural Communications: Literature, Language, Ideas; Sociolinguistics in China; Japan Communication Issues; Mass Media in the Asian Pacific; Comic Art in Asia, Historical Literacy, and Political Roots; Communication Gains through Student Exchanges & Study Abroad; Language Issues in Malaysia; English Language Development in East Asia; The Teachings of Writing in the Pacific Basin; Language and Identity in Asia; The Economics of Language in the Asian Pacific; Culture, Contexts, and Communication in Multicultural Australia and New Zealand; Media Discourse in Greater China; Institutional Politeness in (South) East Asia.
JAPC publishes its articles Online First.
JAPC was previously published by Multilingual Matters (vols. 1-7) and Ablex (vols. 8-9).
25 September 2023
28 August 2023
25 July 2023
20 June 2023
22 May 2023
30 March 2023
24 February 2023
20 February 2023
18 November 2022
15 November 2022
28 October 2022
8 August 2022
19 July 2022
5 July 2022
31 May 2022
Volume 33 (2023)
Volume 32 (2022)
Volume 31 (2021)
Volume 30 (2020)
Volume 29 (2019)
Volume 28 (2018)
Volume 27 (2017)
Volume 26 (2016)
Volume 25 (2015)
Volume 24 (2014)
Volume 23 (2013)
Volume 22 (2012)
Volume 21 (2011)
Volume 20 (2010)
Volume 19 (2009)
Volume 18 (2008)
Volume 17 (2007)
Volume 16 (2006)
Volume 15 (2005)
Volume 14 (2004)
Volume 13 (2003)
Volume 12 (2002)
Volume 11 (2001)
Volume 10 (2000)
All prices for print + online include postage/handling.
|Online-only||Print + online|
|Volume 34 (2024): 2 issues; ca. 320 pp.||EUR
|Volume 33 (2023): 2 issues; ca. 320 pp.||EUR
Individuals may apply for a special online-only subscription rate of EUR
Private subscriptions are for personal use only, and must be pre-paid and ordered directly from the publisher.
|Online-only||Print + online|
(Vols. 10‒32; 2000‒2022)
|EUR 5,323.00||EUR 5,719.00|
|Volumes 30‒32 (2020‒2022)||2 issues; avg. 320 pp.||EUR
|Volume 29 (2019)||2 issues; 320 pp.||EUR
|Volume 28 (2018)||2 issues; 320 pp.||EUR
|Volume 27 (2017)||2 issues; 320 pp.||EUR
|Volume 26 (2016)||2 issues; 320 pp.||EUR
|Volume 25 (2015)||2 issues; 320 pp.||EUR
|Volume 24 (2014)||2 issues; 320 pp.||EUR
|Volume 23 (2013)||2 issues; 320 pp.||EUR
|Volumes 10‒22 (2000‒2012)||2 issues; avg. 320 pp.||EUR
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