Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal Special Issue on Technology and Health
Guest Editor: Reimund Serafica, PhD
Co-Editor: Jillian Inouye, Ph.D., FAAN
Deadline: October 31, 2018
The special issue on technology and health will feature articles related to the use of technology and health for Asian-Pacific Islanders. The title of this special issue, Asian / Pacific Island Technology and Health, welcome manuscripts from the United States, Asian and Pacific Island countries. Researchers, educators, graduate students, practitioners and administrators which report the health of Asian populations and health care approaches using technology are welcome.
Please submit your manuscripts in the form of formal papers. For this special issue on Technology, we are particularly interested in the following:
- Studies on health of Asians, Pacific Islanders, and Asian-Americans with a goal on improving health and achieving equity.
- Studies of regionally or culturally determined primary care practices.
- Comparative or review of the state of lifestyle behaviors, common symptoms and their management.
Original and empirical studies using qualitative, quantitative, or mixed-methods are welcome. The journal publishes peer-reviewed articles that include, but are not limited to:
- Methods, interventions, instrumentation, and educational techniques that are unique to this group.
- Theoretical foundations that increase understanding the unique response to changes in health and illness.
- Bio psychosocial, spiritual, and ecological impacts on practice, education, and research.
- Policy issues as a result of rigorous research outcomes.
Complete information on how to prepare and submit articles and proposals may be found online.
Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal: Official Journal of the Asian American / Pacific Islander Nurses Association has been accepted for inclusion in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). The journal content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
About the Journal
Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal: Official Journal of the Asian American / Pacific Islander Nurses Association features research papers, empirical and theoretical articles, editorials, abstracts of recent dissertations, and conference summaries that relate to nursing care written by scientists and researchers in nursing and the social sciences.
Edited by Dr. Mara A. Mulrooney, Director of Cultural Resources, Bishop Museum
The Rapa Nui Journal (RNJ) is the official, peer-reviewed journal, of the Easter Island Foundation (EIF). The journal serves as a forum for interdisciplinary scholarship in the humanities and social sciences on Easter Island and the Eastern Polynesian region. Each issue may include Research Articles, Research Reports, Commentaries or Dialogues, Book or Media Reviews and EIF News.
Cover Image courtesy of:
© Stephen, Jesse W. (2005, July 28). The Traveling Moai [At Tongariki near Rano Raraku, Rapa Nui].
is published twice a year and welcomes contributions from a wide range of social, cultural, indigenous and historical disciplines on topics related to the lives and cultures of the peoples of Rapa Nui and Eastern Polynesia. Abstracts for articles may be published in English, Spanish, and Rapanui. We welcome submissions from scholars across Oceania, North and South America, and beyond.
File Format and Manuscript structure
Article manuscripts are peer-reviewed, and should be 3000 to 9000 words in length. Reports, Reviews and commentaries are not peer-reviewed, and should be 1000 to 6000 words in length.
Manuscripts should be double-spaced with margins of at least 1 inch (2.5 cm) on each side, and submitted as a single Microsoft Word (or similar) file with the following structure:
- Article title
- Author’s name(s) and contact details for publication
- Keywords 3-6
- Figures with captions
- Tables with captions
Manuscripts should be submitted online. You may review journal policies and author guidelines on the journal submission site.
Please send inquiries to the Rapa Nui Journal editor at (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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Identities Surrounding a Cenotaph for Korean Atomic Bomb Victims
by Yuko Takahashi
The Cenotaph for Korean Atomic Bomb Victims. Clockwise from top left: the front, back, right, and left sides. (Photos taken by author.)
In 1970, the Cenotaph for Korean Atomic Bomb Victims was erected in Hiroshima by local Koreans, most of whom were associated with South Korea. In the 1980s, this cenotaph gradually came to be seen as discriminatory against Koreans due to its location outside the Peace Memorial Park. In the 1990s, Hiroshima City and the two major organizations of Japanese-resident Koreans (zainichi Koreans), pro-South Korean Mindan and pro-North Korean Sōren, began negotiations to create a “unified” cenotaph that would be moved inside the Park. However, discussions reached a deadlock due to the rivalry between Mindan and Sōren, and also an internal split that occurred within Mindan. This paper will examine why the debate on the relocation of the cenotaph reached a deadlock in the 1990s, with a focus on the identity of zainichi Koreans. While Mindan and Sōren have their own collective identities, each individual zainichi Korean may identify oneself on various levels, from social to personal. An individual’s social identity develops through belonging to and participating in activities of social organizations. Given the rivalry between Mindan and Sōren, one’s social identity will be influenced by whether one is involved with Mindan or Sōren. In contrast, his/her personal identity may develop through more personal experiences and generally transcends the simple Mindan-Sōren division. The analysis will show that the relocation debate was caused by these various identities, which manifested and became dominant depending on context, leading to consonance or dissonance both between and within organizations.
Volume 23 #2 of China Review International begins with two featured reviews and a response, along with 20 more reviews of scholarly literature in Chinese studies.
…plus 15 more reviews and works received.
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About the Journal
Every quarter, China Review International presents timely, English-language reviews of recently published China-related books and monographs. Its multidisciplinary scope and international coverage make it an indispensable tool for all those interested in Chinese culture and civilization, and enable the sinologist to keep abreast of cutting-edge scholarship in Chinese studies.
Individual and institutional subscriptions available through UH Press.
China Review International publishes reviews of recent scholarly literature and “state-of-the-art” articles in all fields of Chinese studies. Reviews are generally published by invitation only; however, unsolicited reviews will be considered for publication based on merit and guidelines can be found here.
The University of Hawai‘i Press now distributes the digital open-access journal, Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal published by the Asian American / Pacific Islander Nurses Association, Inc. (AAPINA). The complete content of the journal is freely available online at https://kahualike.manoa.hawaii.edu/apin/.
Edited by Jillian Inouye, PhD, FAAN from the University of Hawai‘i, John A Burns School of Medicine and School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene (emeritus), the Asian/Pacific Island Nursing Journal is the only journal focused specifically on health and health care of and for this population. The journal features research papers, empirical and theoretical articles, editorials, abstracts of recent dissertations, and conference summaries that relate to nursing care written by scientists and researchers in nursing and the social sciences.
“We are pleased to assist AAPINA in the production and distribution of this important open-access journal,” said Joel Cosseboom, UH Press interim director.
The Asian / Pacific Island Nursing Journal joins UH Press’s extensive list of Hawaiian and Pacific Island studies titles, including The Hawaiian Journal of History, The Contemporary Pacific, and Pacific Science. The journal also joins three other peer-reviewed, open-access journal offerings: Language Documentation and Conservation, Palapala: a journal for Hawaiian language and literature and the Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society.
About UH Press
The University of Hawai‘i Press supports the mission of the university through the publication of books and journals of exceptional merit. It strives to advance knowledge through the dissemination of scholarship—new information, interpretations, methods of analysis—with a primary focus on Asian, Hawaiian, Pacific, Asian American and global studies. It also serves the public interest by providing high-quality books and resource materials of educational value on topics related to Hawai‘i’s people, culture, and natural environment. Through its publications the Press seeks to stimulate public debate and educate both within and outside the classroom.
AAPINA serves as the unified voice for Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) nurses around the world. AAPINA strives to positively affect the health and well-being of AAPIs and their communities by:
- supporting AAPI nurses and nursing students around the world through research, practice, and education;
- facilitating and promoting networking and collaborative partnerships; and
- influencing health policy through individual and community actions.
New uploads have been added to the latest edition of the National Foreign Language Resource Center’s free and open-access journal Language Documentation & Conservation volume 12.
The endangered state of Negidal: A field report
Brigitte Pakendorf & Natalia Aralova, pp. 1-14
Orthography development for Darma (The case that wasn’t)
Christina Willis Oko, pp. 15–46
Review of Tone in Yongning Na: Lexical tones and morphotonology (Studies in Diversity Linguistics 13)
Maria Konoshenko, pp. 47–52
Contact languages around the world and their levels of endangerment
Nala H. Lee, pp. 53–79
Forced Alignment for Understudied Language Varieties: Testing Prosodylab-Aligner with Tongan Data
Lisa M. Johnson, Marianna Di Paolo & Adrian Bell, pp. 80–123
Kratylos: A tool for sharing interlinearized and lexical data in diverse formats
Daniel Kaufman & Raphael Finkel, pp. 124–146
Single-event Rapid Word Collection workshops: Efficient, effective, empowering
Brenda H. Boerger & Verna Stutzman, pp. 147–193
Review of Lakota Grammar Handbook : a pedagogically orientated self-study reference and practice book for beginner to upper-intermediate students
Bruce Ingham, pp. 194–203
Find the full text of the issue at the LD&C webpage
About the Journal
Language Documentation & Conservation is a free open-access journal on issues related to language documentation and revitalization.
Instructions for submission can be found on the Language Documentation & Conservation‘s website.
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Although Language Documentation & Conservation is a free online journal, subscribers are notified by email when a new issue is released. Subscribe to LD&C here.
Distributed for Jōsai International Center for the Promotion of Art and Science, Jōsai University
The U.S.-Japan Women’s Journal (number 52) features the following scholarly works: