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Journal of Contemporary Eastern Asia (JCEA)

JCEA is a refereed biannual e-publication devoted to the study of current political, social and economic trends in East and Southeast Asia. JCEA also accepts studies related to Internet research, Triple Helix, social network analysis, and cyber communication. The editors welcome manuscripts based on original research or significant reexamination of existing literature. <more...>





Han Woo PARK 

Department of Communication & Information,

YeungNam University, Korea

Christian Schafferer,

Department of International Trade,

Overseas Chinese University, Taiwan

Associate Editors

Gohar Feroz Khan

Korea University of Technology and Education, Korea

Yenn LEE

School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS),
University of London, UK

Ki-Seok KWON

National Hanbat University, Korea

Book Review Editor

Leslie Tkach-Kawasaki

Graduate School of International

Political Economy, University of Tsukuba, Japan

JCEA Publishers

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JCEA - Vol. 13, No. 2 - September/October 2014

Special Issue on Social Media in the Middle East


Front Matter

Table of Contents and Journal Details (PDF)

Guest Editors

Gohar Feroz Khan

Korea University of Technology & Education

Nahed A. Azab

The American University in Cairo

From the Guest Editors


Social Media at Work: A Middle Eastern Perspective

Gohar Feroz Khan and Nahed A. Azab

Full paper in PDF

Research Article

The influence of electronic-word-of-mouth on female consumer decision-making for beauty products in a Kuwaiti female online community

Nahed Al-Haidari and Jane Coughlan

Full paper in PDF

Research Article

Arab Spring Effects on Meanings for Islamist Web Terms and on Web Hyperlink Networks among Muslim-Majority Nations: A Naturalistic Field Experiment

James A. Danowski and Han Woo Park

Full paper in PDF

Research Article

Establishing 'Green Regionalism': Environmental Technology Generation across East Asia and Beyond

Matthew A. Shapiro

Full paper in PDF

Research Article

Party Organizations in Multiethnic and Homogenous Societies: Comparing India and Japan

Vasabjit Banerjee

Full paper in PDF

Research Article

The Hidden Catalyst for Industrial Convergence between the Online Gaming Industry and the Online Broadcasting Industry in Korea

Jae-Hwan Park, Steve Evans and Young Roak Kim

Full paper in PDF

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