Journal Category: IAFOR Journal of Politics Economics & Law

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The Impact of Farmers’ Resistance to Trade Liberalization: A Comparative Study on Political Process around FTAs in Korea and Japan

Author: Akio Nawakura, Meiji University, Japan Email: republic_of_korea_1948@hotmail.com Published: May 31, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.4.1.03 Citation: Nawakura, A. (2017). The Impact of Farmers’ Resistance to Trade Liberalization: A Comparative Study on Political Process around FTAs in Korea and Japan. IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics & Law, 4(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.4.1.03 Abstract This study asks why South Korea could liberalize

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The Exclusion of the Taliban from Afghanistan’s State-Building and Its Human Security Vulnerabilities

Author: Sajjad Ahmed, Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP), Osaka University, Japan Email: sajjadagem@gmail.com Published: May 31, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.4.1.02 Citation: Ahmed, S. (2017). The Exclusion of the Taliban from Afghanistan’s State-Building and Its Human Security Vulnerabilities. IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics & Law, 4(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.4.1.02 Abstract This paper discusses the impact of the Taliban’s

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Victory in Cyberspace

Author: Miguel Alberto Gomez, Center for Security Studies, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland Email: miguel.gomez@sipo.gess.ethz.ch Published: May 31, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.4.1.04 Citation: Gomez, M. A. (2017). Victory in Cyberspace. IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics & Law, 4(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.4.1.04 Abstract A review of state-associated incidents in cyberspace over the past decade reveals that over two thirds

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IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics & Law: Volume 4 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics & Law: Volume 4 – Issue 1 Editor: Dr Craig Mark Published: May 31, 2017 ISSN: 2188-9562 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.4.1 Articles The Evidentiary Value of Big Data Analysis Marco Pollanen & Bruce Cater, Trent University, Canada The Exclusion of the Taliban from Afghanistan’s State-Building and Its Human Security Vulnerabilities Sajjad Ahmed, Osaka

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The Evidentiary Value of Big Data Analysis

Authors: Marco Pollanen & Bruce Cater, Trent University, Canada Email: marcopollanen@trentu.ca Published: May 31, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.4.1.01 Citation: Pollanen, A., & Cater, B. (2017). The Evidentiary Value of Big Data Analysis. IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics & Law, 4(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.4.1.01 Abstract Big data is transforming the way governments provide security to, and justice for, their citizens.

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Yasukuni, The Soft Power of Clashing Identities

Author: Bjorn Koolen, Ritsumeikan University, Japan Published: May 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.3.1.04 Citation: Koolen, B. (2016). Yasukuni, The Soft Power of Clashing Identities. IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics & Law, 3(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.3.1.04 Abstract Yasukuni Jinja, or “Shrine for a Peaceful Nation”, was established in Tōkyō by Emperor Meiji to commemorate those who gave their lives for the

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Japan-China Game: Navigating through the Risk Zone

Author: David Sarkisyan, Yerevan State University, Republic of Armenia Published: May 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.3.1.03 Citation: Sarkisyan, D. (2016). Japan-China Game: Navigating through the Risk Zone. IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics & Law, 3(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.3.1.03 Abstract This research aims to analyze the recent developments in the strategic interactions between Japan and China over their territorial disputes in

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Cosmopolitanism as Biopower: Creating and Targeting Cultural Others

Author: Abhishek Choudhary, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India Email: abhishek.chy23@gmail.com Published: May 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.3.1.02 Citation: Choudhary, A. (2016). Cosmopolitanism as Biopower: Creating and Targeting Cultural Others. IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics & Law, 3(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.3.1.02 Abstract This paper analyses cosmopolitanism from the lens of biopower. The central argument is that the actual and prospective actions undertaken

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Security For Development: Tun Abdul Razak’s National Security Strategy

Authors: Amelia Yuliana Abd Wahab, Wan Hashim Wan Teh & Abdul Rahman Abdul Razak Shaik, National Defence University of Malaysia, Malaysia Email: amelia4433@yahoo.com Published: May 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.3.1.01 Citation: Wahab, A. Y. A., Teh, W. H. W., & Shaik, A. R. A. R. (2016). Security For Development: Tun Abdul Razak’s National Security Strategy. IAFOR Journal of

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Strategic Partnership Between Australia and Thailand: A Case Study of East Timor

Author: Thosaphon Chieocharnpraphan, University of Canberra, Australia Email: bookchieo@gmail.com Published: September 2015 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.2.1.04 Citation: Chieocharnpraphan, T. (2015). Strategic Partnership Between Australia and Thailand: A Case Study of East Timor. IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics & Law, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.2.1.04 Abstract This paper uses the concept of strategic partnership to analyse the co-operation between Australia and Thailand

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Development Theory and Its Threatening Other

Author: Adam Clark, Newcastle University, United Kingdom Email: a.j.clark3@ncl.ac.uk Published: September 2015 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.2.1.03 Citation: Clark, A. (2015). Development Theory and Its Threatening Other. IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics & Law, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.2.1.03 Abstract The “other” of development is usually taken to be the developing world. Underdeveloped societies are portrayed as somehow deficient compared to the

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The Roles of Governments in the Education Reform Policy in Thailand and Their Impacts 1999-2009

Author: Thipsarin Phaktanakul, University of Canberra, Australia Email: thipsarin.p@gmail.com Published: September 2015 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.2.1.02 Citation: Phaktanakul, T. (2015). The Roles of Governments in the Education Reform Policy in Thailand and Their Impacts 1999-2009. IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics & Law, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.2.1.02 Abstract The most recent education reform policy in Thailand officially began in 1999, when

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Public Participation in New Local Governance Spaces: The Case for Community Development in Local Strategic Partnerships

Author: Martin E. Purcell, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom Email: m.purcell@hud.ac.uk Published: September 2015 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.2.1.01 Citation: Purcell, M. E. (2015). Public Participation in New Local Governance Spaces: The Case for Community Development in Local Strategic Partnerships. IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics & Law, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.2.1.01 Abstract Research into public participation in local decision-making has increased

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How Much Do Student Loan Sizes Affect Returns on Tertiary Education for Thai Persons with Disabilities?

Author: Kiatanantha Lounkaew, Australian National University, Australia Published: September 2014 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.1.1.04 Citation: Lounkaew, K. (2014). How Much Do Student Loan Sizes Affect Returns on Tertiary Education for Thai Persons with Disabilities? IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics & Law, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.1.1.04 Abstract This paper is motivated by the fact that there were about 1.5 million disabled

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Legalizing Community Resources — Experiences Learned from Implementing the Indigenous Traditional Intellectual Creations Protection Act (ITICPA)

Author: Chu-Cheng Huang, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan Published: September 2014 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.1.1.03 Citation: Huang, C.-C. (2014). Legalizing Community Resources — Experiences Learned from Implementing the Indigenous Traditional Intellectual Creations Protection Act (ITICPA). IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics & Law, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.1.1.03 Abstract The indigenous societies in Taiwan have passed through the era which used to

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Outsourcing in the Banking Sector (The Polish Banking Sector Case)

Authors: Jerzy Kaźmierczyk, Poznan University of Economics, Poland Przemysław Macholak, Polish Economic Association, Poland Published: September 2014 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.1.1.02 Citation: Kaźmierczyk, J., & Macholak, P. (2014). Outsourcing in the Banking Sector (The Polish Banking Sector Case). IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics & Law, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.1.1.02 Abstract The last few years have brought significant changes to the

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Statelessness Matters 10 Years on from Al-Kateb: Statelessness in the Australian Context

Author: Susan Kennedy, University of Adelaide, Australia Published: September 2014 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.1.1.01 Citation: Kennedy, S. (2014). Statelessness Matters 10 Years on from Al-Kateb: Statelessness in the Australian Context. IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics & Law, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.1.1.01 Abstract This year is the tenth anniversary of the final decision on al al Kateb v Godwin (2004) HCA

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IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics & Law: Volume 3 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics & Law: Volume 3 – Issue 1 Editor: Dr Craig Mark Published: May 2016 ISSN: 2188-9562 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.3.1 The IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics & Law aims to provide interdisciplinary analysis of important issues in these vital academic fields. This issue covers the results of a range of interdisciplinary research, with

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IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics & Law: Volume 2 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics & Law: Volume 2 – Issue 1 Editor: Dr Craig Mark Published: September 2015 ISSN: 2188-9562 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.2.1 Articles Public Participation in New Local Governance Spaces: The Case for Community Development in Local Strategic Partnerships Martin E. Purcell, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom The Roles of Governments in the Education Reform

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IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics & Law: Volume 1 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics & Law: Volume 1 – Issue 1 Editor: Dr Craig Mark Published: September 2014 ISSN: 2188-9562 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.1.1 The IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics & Law aims to provide interdisciplinary analysis of important issues in these vital academic fields. Articles in this inaugural issue explore themes in human rights law, and

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About the Journal

Aims & Scope The IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics & Law publishes original, peer-reviewed articles on all aspects of politics, economics and law. Original articles submitted by academic researchers, theorists, practitioners and professionals are welcome.  Please note that papers already submitted to or published in IAFOR Conference Proceedings are not accepted for publication in any

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Author Guidelines

Articles should be submitted through the online submission form in Microsoft Word format. Before submitting your article please ensure that it is prepared in accordance with the Author Guidelines below. Please note that papers already submitted to or published in IAFOR Conference Proceedings are not accepted for publication in any of IAFOR’s journals. For further

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Editors

Editor: Dr Craig Mark Kyoritsu Women’s University, Japan Craig Mark is a professor at the Faculty of International Studies, Kyoritsu Women’s University, Japan. Previously he was an assistant professor at the School of Information Environment, Tokyo Denki University, Japan, and an associate professor in the School of International Studies at Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan, where

IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics & Law

IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics & Law

Editor: Dr Craig Mark ISSN: 2188-9562 Contact: ijpel@iafor.org The IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics & Law is an internationally reviewed and editorially independent interdisciplinary journal associated with IAFOR’s international conferences on politics, economics and law. Like all IAFOR publications, it is freely available to read online, and is free of publication fees for authors. The