Monthly Archives: February 2020

Thailand’s Constitutional Court (Updated)

Following the dissolution of yet another major political party in Thailand last Friday, JCA has made two relevant articles available for free download until the end of March: Thailand’s Deep State, Royal Power and the Constitutional Court (1997–2015) by Eugénie … Continue reading

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Speculation and Dispossession in Andhra Pradesh

We have just published “Anticipating Future Capital: Regional Caste Contestations, Speculation and Silent Dispossession in Andhra Pradesh” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2020.1725598) by Sanam Roohi of the Max Weber Center for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies at the University of Erfurt, Germany. This … Continue reading

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Caste and India’s Land Wars

With one paper in the special issue on caste and land in India still in production, the introduction to it has been published online. To appear in Issue 5 this year, “The Politics of Caste in India’s New Land Wars” … Continue reading

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Another 10,000 downloads

A third JCA paper has achieved the 10,000 electronic downloads milestone. “Thailand’s Deep State, Royal Power and the Constitutional Court (1997–2015)” is by Eugénie Mérieau and was published in Volume 46, No. 3, 2016.

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Right-Wing Christian Rallies in Korea

“Waving Israeli Flags at Right-Wing Christian Rallies in South Korea” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2020.1723031) is a new article by Sarah Cho of the Department of Communication, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA and Juheon Lee of the Government and Law Department, Lafayette College, … Continue reading

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Teodor Shanin

Earlier this month, former member of the JCA editorial Board, Teodor Shanin passed away. A sociologist of the peasantry, Teodor wrote for the second issue of the journal in 1970. His article, Class and Revolution, was and important contribution to … Continue reading

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The Cold War and Shaping Thailand’s Contemporary Politics

“Black Site: The Cold War and the Shaping of Thailand’s Politics” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2020.1717115) is the sixth article for a special issue for JCA’s 50th anniversary on the impacts of the Cold War in the region. It is authored by JCA … Continue reading

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Constitution and Religious Conflict in Pakistan

“Recognition and Dissent: Constitutional Design and Religious Conflict in Pakistan” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2020.1719538) is a new article by Imran Ahmed and Howard Brasted, both of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at the University of New England, Armidale, Australia. … Continue reading

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Contestation on China

In a new book review at JCA, Xie Baohui of the Department of Asian Studies, The University of Adelaide in South Australia reviews Constructing China: Clashing Views of the People’s Republic by Mobo Gao and published by Pluto Press. The … Continue reading

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Martyred Palestinian Children

Bilal Tawfiq Hamamra of the Department of English, An-Najah National University, Nablus in Palestine has reviewed a new book, The Bereavement of Martyred Palestinian Children: Gendered, Religious, National Perspectives, for JCA. Authored by Maram Masarwi and published by Palgrave Macmillan, … Continue reading

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