Tag Archives: civil society

Civil Society and State in Democratic East Asia

Civil Society and the State in Democratic East Asia: Between Entanglement and Contention in Post High Growth is a collection edited by David Chiavacci, Simona Grano and Julia Obinger, published by Amsterdam University Press in 2020. It is reviewed for … Continue reading

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Confronting Corruption in Indonesia

“Addressing Corruption in Post-Soeharto Indonesia: The Role of the Corruption Eradication Commission” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1552983) is a new article available at the website of JCA’s publishers. It is authored by Ahmad Khoirul Umam of the Faculty of Philosophy and Civilization, University … Continue reading

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Myanmar and the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative

The final substantive article for the forthcoming special issue Who Governs and How? Non-State Actors and Transnational Governance in Southeast Asia, edited by Helen E. S. Nesadurai and Shaun Breslin, has been published. Marco Bünte is at the School 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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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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Issue 3 for 2016 published

Issue 3 of Volume 46 (2016) has gone to print and the issue is available electronically at the publisher’s site (with two articles available for free download). This is a Special Issue titled: Military, Monarchy and Repression: Assessing Thailand’s Authoritarian … Continue reading

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Rural democracy and the failed 2014 elections in Thailand

Two new articles have just been published by JCA in the Military, Monarchy and Repression: Assessing Thailand’s Authoritarian Turn Special Issue. There remains an Introduction still to be published. The first article is by Prajak Kongkirati of Bangkok’s Thammasat University and … Continue reading

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More articles published: Military, Monarchy and Repression Special Issue

Two new articles have just been published by JCA. There remain three articles and an Introduction still in the works. The first is by Thammasat University’s Thorn Pitidol and titled “Redefining democratic discourse in Thailand’s civil society” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1164229). This … Continue reading

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Resistance and subaltern studies 5

The fifth article for the feature section of our forthcoming Issue 4 in 2015 edited by Uday Chandra and Kenneth Bo Nielsen is now available at the JCA website. Part of the feature titled Rethinking Resistance: Subaltern Politics and the … Continue reading

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Gender, civil society and politics in Cambodia

In a new review posted at the JCA website, Julie Bernath writes about Mona Lilja’s Resisting Gendered Norms. Civil Society, the Juridical and Political Space in Cambodia, published by Ashgate in 2013. The publisher’s blurb states: Departing from James Scott’s … Continue reading

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