Issue 1 for 2022 published

After quite a delay, Volume 52, No. 1 is out and is available electronically at the publisher’s site.

This issue includes the JCA Prize announcement, six research articles, a commentary and three book reviews.

The contents are:

The Journal of Contemporary Asia Prize 2022 (Access for free)

Royal Succession and the Politics of Religious Purification in Contemporary Thailand by Tomas Larsson

Adaptive Authoritarian Resilience: Cambodian Strongman’s Quest for Legitimacy by Kimly Ngoun

Transnational Labour Regimes and Neo-Liberal Development in Cambodia by Dae-oup Chang

Capital Taxation in Japan and South Korea (1990s–2010s): Similar Outcomes, Different Trajectories by Sung Ho Park

The Actual Gujarat Model: Authoritarianism, Capitalism, Hindu Nationalism and Populism in the Time of Modi by Nikita Sud

The Strategic Logics of State Investment Funds in Asia: Beyond Financialisation by Adam D. Dixon

The Commentary is:

Reflections on Conducting Fieldwork under Digital Surveillance: Investigating Labour Politics in China’s Tech Industry by Hong Yu Liu

The book reviews are:

Labor and Politics in Indonesia reviewed by Olle Törnquist

East–West Reflections on Demonization: North Korea Now, China Next? reviewed by Jihyun Kim

Active Defense: China’s Military Strategy Since 1949 reviewed by Kosmas Tsokhas (access for free)

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