Article Submission

Critical Asian Studies covers the Asia and Pacific regions, with an emphasis on exposing injustices and exploring processes of social change. Dissident and controversial views and the perspective of indigenous Asians are particularly welcome. Authors interested in submitting a manuscript to Critical Asian Studies are asked first to email an abstract of not more than 200 words to

In addition, authors are asked o submit a cover letter that (1) provides brief biographical details on the author(s); (2) certifies that the manuscript represents original work is not under consideration for publication elsewhere; and (3) explains how the proposed work reflects the aims and scope of Critical Asian Studies (see

If the editors decide to request the full text of a manuscript, this will be reviewed internally to see whether or not it merits full peer review. This initial assessment takes two weeks, on average. If a manuscript is selected for peer review, authors should allow up to four months (depending on schedules) before a decision is reached.

In preparing a manuscript for review, authors are strongly encouraged to download, read, and follow our Author Guidelines and Reference Stylesheet (see below).

Please do not email the full text of the article before receiving a request to do so. And do not mail a printed copy unless specifically requested to do so.



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