Author Archives: journalofcontemporaryasia

Domestic workers, migration and regulation

“Governing Domestic Worker Migration in Southeast Asia: Public–Private Partnerships, Regulatory Grey Zones and the Household” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1392586) is a new article at the JCA publisher’s website. Authored by Juanita Elias of the Department of Politics and International Studies, University of … Continue reading

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Hewison on Civil Society

Readers may be interested in a post at New Mandala, authored by JCA editor-in-chief Kevin Hewison. The article is titled “Rethinking Southeast Asian civil society.”  

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Pigeons in Indonesia

In an unusual report on Indonesia, the NPR program on All Things Considered has a story called “The Pigeon Racers Of Indonesia.” In the written version of this article, a paper from JCA is cited. It is “The Wheels of … Continue reading

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Public Lecture: Post-Democratic Regimes and the Businessification of the State and Civil Society

Listen to Kevin Hewison, Editor-in-chief, Journal of Contemporary Asia, speak on “Post-Democratic Regimes and the Businessification of the State and Civil Society”; Wed, Nov 8, 2017, 10 am; UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies (Bahay ng Alumni, UP Diliman).

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Peace Processes and Hybrid Governance in Myanmar

Ashley South‘s latest article is available at the publisher’s website. In his “Hybrid Governance” and the Politics of Legitimacy in the Myanmar Peace Process (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1387280), Ashley examines the process of accommodating existing governance arrangements in ethnic areas that often … Continue reading

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States, Governance and Palm Oil in Southeast Asia

In the first of the articles for a special issue – Who Governs and How? Non-State Actors and Transnational Governance in Southeast Asia – edited by Helen E. S. Nesadurai and Shaun Breslin. The first article is by Helen Nesadurai of … Continue reading

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History of Ayutthaya

In a new book review, Robert H. Taylor of the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute writes for JCA about A History of Ayutthaya: Siam in the Early Modern Period, by Fukuoka Prize awardees Chris Baker and Pasuk Phongpaichit. Published by Cambridge University … Continue reading

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