Tag Archives: Kevin Hewison

Thailand’s Politics and Motorcycle Taxis

JCA Editor-in-chief Kevin Hewison reviews Claudio Sopranzetti’s Owners of the Map. Motorcycle Taxi Drivers, Mobility, and Politics in Bangkok, published by the University of California Press. Hewison says this is an exciting book in that the reader is taken on … Continue reading

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Asian Studies and Geo-politics

In a new book review, JCA editor-in-chief Kevin Hewison of the Department of Asian Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill looks at Framing Asian Studies. Geopolitics and Institutions (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1483999). Published by Singapore’s semi-government ISEAS – … Continue reading

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Issue 3 for 2018 published

Issue number 3 for Volume 48 (2018) of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This number is a regular issue, featuring six research articles, a commentary and four book reviews. Two of … Continue reading

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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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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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A tribute to Lee Poh Ping

Recently JCA editor-in-chief Kevin Hewison was at the University of Malaya for a launch of our special issue titled Malaysia and China in a Changing Region: Essays in Honour of Professor Lee Poh Ping. The event also launched a book … Continue reading

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Colonial and post-colonial Kolkata

JCA editor-in-chief Kevin Hewison has reviewed a new book published by Amsterdam University Press, Colonizing, Decolonizing, and Globalizing Kolkata. From a Colonial to a Post-Marxist City (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1402505). Authored by Siddhartha Sen, the book is lavishly illustrated, unfortunately only in … Continue reading

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