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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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JCA in Macau

The Journal of Contemporary Asia is pleased to announce that, from 1 February the official address for the Journal of Contemporary Asia has become the Institute of Macau Studies at the University of Macau. Hosting the journal involves the addition … Continue reading

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Authoritarian Statism, New Right and Asia’s Conservative Democracies

The first article for a new special collection edited by Priya Chacko and Kanishka Jayasuriya to be titled “Crisis, Populism and Right-wing Politics in Asia” has been published. Authored by guest co-editor Jayasuriya, “Authoritarian Statism and the New Right in … Continue reading

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Issue 1 for 2018 published

Issue number 1 in Volume 48 (2018) of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically. It is available from the publisher’s site. This number is a regular issue, featuring research articles, a commentary and book reviews. This … Continue reading

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