Tag Archives: authoritarianism

JCA authors in the media

Editor Kevin Hewison has an op-ed with East Asia Forum titled “Thai junta’s election facade a political throwback.” His piece briefly examines the machinations of Thailand’s military dictatorship as it seeks to rig an election. Guest editor of a forthcoming … Continue reading

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India’s Right Turn

The final article in the 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 Priya Chacko of the Department of Politics and International Studies, University … Continue reading

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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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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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Free articles by Fukuoka Prize winners

JCA’s publisher has joined in congratulating Fukuoka Prize winners Pasuk Phongpaichit and Chris Baker. The publisher has made three JCA articles by them available for free download. The articles are: The co-authored “Thaksin’s populism“, which appeared in Vol. 38, No. … Continue reading

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China’s Futures

In a new review, JCA editor Kevin Hewison looks at David Shambaugh’s latest book, China’s Future, published by Polity Press (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1269512). Written in an engaging manner by one of the foremost scholars of China’s contemporary politics, the book is … Continue reading

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Duterte’s Authoritarianism and Populism

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has created considerable controversy since he assumed his position after a stunning election victory in May 2016. From a murderous War on Drugs to threats to break the country’s alliance with the United States, Duterte’s actions … Continue reading

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