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September/October 2014 Issue

September/October 2014 Issue

New Media Culture in Asia

Publisher's Note
No Agreement Is Better than a Bad Agreement — or "Time Is Money" (Benjamin Franklin)
By Kazumasa Kusaka
Cover Story • New Media Culture in Asia
New Media Culture in Asia ~ An Overview of Recent Developments
By Naoyuki Haraoka (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT & executive managing director, JEF)
Cover Story • New Media Culture in Asia • 1
Subculture in East Asia — an Overview
By Takumasa Senno (professor at the Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences at Waseda University)
Cover Story • New Media Culture in Asia • 2
Digital Technology, Techno-texts & World Change
By Mukesh Williams (professor of Humanities at Soka University, Japan, and visiting faculty at Keio University-SFC)
Cover Story • New Media Culture in Asia • 3
The Need for Youth Exchange Between Taiwan, China & Japan Through the Culture of New Media & Moving Images
By Yukihiko Yoshida (senior visiting researcher at Keio Research Institute of SFC)
Cover Story • New Media Culture in Asia • 4
China's Emerging Urban Folk Song Trends
By Shen Qing (postgraduate student of cultural studies, with a special focus on media, at the Si-mian Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities at East China Normal University, Shanghai)
Cover Story • New Media Culture in Asia • 5
The Role of Culture in Achieving Global Peace & Prosperity ~ An Interview with Agnes Chan, a singer, writer, lecturer & UNICEF ambassador
By Japan SPOTLIGHT Editorial Section
Special Article • 1
Integrating Ethics into Economics
By Akihiko Matsui (professor of the Faculty of Economics at the University of Tokyo)
Special Article • 2
The OECD, Japan & Asia
By Yumiko Murakami (head of the OECD Tokyo Centre)
Special Article • 3
The IPCC Report & a Future International Climate Regime
By Kentaro Tamura (principal policy researcher and leader of the Climate and Energy Area at the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES))
Special Article • 4
Japan's Policies for Attracting New Foreign Investment
By Takeshi Saito (director of JETRO's Invest Japan Coordination Division)
Special Article • 5
The Global Environment & Japanese Innovation: Takakura Home Composting (THC) in Surabaya (Indonesia)
By Tonni Kurniawan (postdoctoral fellow at the United Nations University-Institute of Advanced Studies of Sustainability (Tokyo))
ECONOMIC FOCUS
Farewell to the Old Growth Strategy of Japan
By Naoyuki Haraoka (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT & executive managing director, JEF)
GLOBALIZING EDUCATION
Globalizing Education through Academic Exchange Programs
By Mukesh Williams (professor of Humanities at Soka University, Japan, and visiting faculty at Keio University-SFC)
VIEWS OF JAPAN'S YOUNGER GENERATION • 1
Recent Japanese Corporate Governance Reform & Its Challenges
By Daigaku Murata (doctoral student at the graduate school of economics at Soka University)
VIEWS OF JAPAN'S YOUNGER GENERATION • 2
The Recent Popularity of Okeiko Culture in Japan
By Ui Teramoto (doctorate on the Indian Diaspora in Japan at the Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University-SFC)
VIEWS OF JAPAN'S YOUNGER GENERATION • 3
Relaxation for Adventurers: the History of Japanese Onsen & Ryokan
By Chisaki Asano (student in the Faculty of Policy Management at Keio University-SFC)