Monthly Archives: December 2014

Changes at JCA

With the retirement of Peter Limqueco as co-editor of the journal, where he becomes editor emeritus, there have been a series of changes to the editorial arrangements. Kevin Hewison, who has been co-editor with Peter since 2005 and a member … Continue reading

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Gender, civil society and politics in Cambodia

In a new review posted at the JCA website, Julie Bernath writes about Mona Lilja’s Resisting Gendered Norms. Civil Society, the Juridical and Political Space in Cambodia, published by Ashgate in 2013. The publisher’s blurb states: Departing from James Scott’s … Continue reading

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The Doc on Peter Limqueco

Frederic F. Clairmont is a long-serving member of the editorial board of the Journal of Contemporary Asia. A couple of months ago, when Peter Limqueco’s retirement as co-editor was announced, “The Doc” immediately sent this appreciation. We are pleased to … Continue reading

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An appreciation: Peter Limqueco

Peter Limqueco has been with the Journal of Contemporary Asia since it was conceived as an alternative to the mainstream journals on Asia in the late 1960s. When the journal was established in 1970 Peter was a driving force in … Continue reading

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Latest issue of JCA available

The latest issue of JCA, available on line and soon going to print, is Volume 45, No. 1, for 2015. The contents are: An Appreciation: Peter Limqueco by Kevin Hewison (available for free download next week and with a separate … Continue reading

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Free downloads on South Asia

Routledge has created a page of free downloads on South Asian development, on a range of countries in the region. Several of the articles are from JCA, and the papers remain free to download until the end of January 2015.

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Cambodia’s politics

JCA co-editor Geoffrey Gunn has a review of the book Cambodia and the Politics of Aesthetics at the JCA website. The book, authored by Alvin Cheng-Hin Lim, is claimed to offer an understanding of “the particularities of the country’s transition … Continue reading

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