Monthly Archives: February 2018

Limited Pluralism in a Liberal Democracy

Seoul National University’s Erik Mobrand‘s new article “Limited Pluralism in a Liberal Democracy: Party Law and Political Incorporation in South Korea,” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1441428) has been published online. This is another article in the special collection edited by Priya Chacko and … Continue reading

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International Intervention and Local Politics

Natasha Hamilton-Hart from the Department of Management and International Business, University of Auckland in New Zealand has reviewed the new book International Intervention and Local Politics (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017) by Shahar Hameiri, Caroline Hughes and Fabio Scarpello. The … Continue reading

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Legitimation, Socialism and “New Thinking” in Laos

“Legitimation of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party: Socialism, Chintanakan Mai (New Thinking) and Reform” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1439081) by the IDE’s Norihiko Yamada, is the first of a collection of articles on Laos. That collection has been guest edited by Simon Creak and … Continue reading

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Thailand’s anti-royalism

It is unusual for JCA to publish an anonymous article. However, for the latest article at the publisher’s website, “Anti-Royalism in Thailand Since 2006: Ideological Shifts and Resistance” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1427021), we have withheld the author’s name. This decision reflects the … Continue reading

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Islamic Populism and Right-Wing Politics in Indonesia

Islam, populism and the political right seem to topics of great interest in the current epoch.  In an article for a special collection edited by Priya Chacko and Kanishka Jayasuriya to be titled “Crisis, Populism and Right-wing Politics in Asia,” … Continue reading

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Social Media and Environmental Politics in Indonesia

Kristina Großmann of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the University of Passau in Germany has a new article at JCA. “Social Media and the Successful Anti-Mining Campaign in Bangka, Indonesia” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1432675) examines the hotly debated topic of … Continue reading

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Relative Surplus Population in Indonesia

Muhtar Habibi of the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia and Benny Hari Juliawan of the Graduate School of Religious and Cultural Studies, Sanata Dharma University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia have authored “Creating Surplus Labour: Neo-Liberal Transformations … Continue reading

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