Monthly Archives: April 2017

Peace processes in Mindanao

In a new review at the JCA publisher’s site (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1318412), Chiang Mai University’s Ashley South looks at Paul Hutchcroft’s edited collection, Mindanao: The Long Journey to Peace and Prosperity, published by Anvil Publishing in Manila. Over several decades, the … Continue reading

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Laos and the CIA

JCA editor Kevin Hewison has a new review at JCA (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1319643) that  looks at Joshua Kurlantzick’s A Great Place to Have a War. America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA, published by Simon and Schuster. Hewison … Continue reading

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Cheesman on Interpreting Communal Violence in Myanmar

Nick Cheesman is a Fellow in the Department of Political and Social Change, Australian National University, and a 2016-17 a Member of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. He has a post at New Mandala, which is extracted and adapted … Continue reading

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Malaysia, China and Services

Siew Yean Tham of the ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, Singapore and the Institute of Malaysian and International Studies (IKMAS), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia has a new article available from JCA. Examining the Shift to Services: Malaysia and China Compared  (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1310273) … Continue reading

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Communal Violence in Myanmar

As previously posted, Issue 3 of Volume 47 (2017) has gone to print and is available electronically  at the publisher’s site. This number is a special issue. Interpreting Communal Violence in Myanmar has been guest edited by Nick Cheesman from … Continue reading

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Monarchy and money in Thailand

In a new review available at JCA’s website (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1317073), editor Kevin Hewison reviews Working Towards the Monarchy: The Politics of Space in Downtown Bangkok by Serhat Ünaldi, published by the University of Hawaii Press in 2016. Hewison observes that … Continue reading

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Myanmar’s border areas, maritime and mountain

Ashley South is based at the Centre for Ethnic Studies and Development at Chiang Mai University.  In a new review at the JCA publisher’s website he has a new review of Su-Ann Oh’s collection, Myanmar’s mountain and maritime borderscapes: local … Continue reading

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