Tag Archives: Kevin Hewison

Thailand’s Soldier King

JCA editor-in-chief Kevin Hewison has reviewed A Soldier King. Monarchy and Military in the Thailand of Rama X, by Supalak Ganjanakhundee, published by the ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute. Hewison likes the book, saying “Supalak has delivered a significant study that … Continue reading

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Issue 5 for 2022 is out

Volume 52, No. 5 is now available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue includes an obituary, seven research articles, and five book reviews. The obituary marks the passing of Peter Limqueco, long-time co-editor of the journal. The research articles … Continue reading

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States, Civilisations, and the World Order

JCA editor Kevin Hewison has a new review available. He reviews States, Civilisations and the Reset of World Order by By Richard Higgott, and published by Routledge. 50 copies are available for free download to those who are quick. Use … Continue reading

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15,000 downloads

“Legacies of the Cold War in East and Southeast Asia: An Introduction” by Eva Hansson, Kevin Hewison, and Jim Glassman has now been viewed 15,000 times. This is an important milestone. This article is an introduction to a special issue … Continue reading

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Issue 4 for 2022 published

Volume 52, No. 4 is now available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue includes six research articles and six book reviews. The research articles are: Labour and Electoral Politics in Cambodia by Kristy Ward & Michele Ford Multiple Careers: … Continue reading

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Asian Environmental Movements and Politics

Environmental Movements and Politics of the Asian Anthropocene is edited by Paul Jobin, Ming-sho Ho and Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao, and published by ISEAS – Yosof Ishak Institute. It is reviewed for JCA by editor Kevin Hewison of the Department of … Continue reading

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10,000 views

Another JCA article has passed the 10,000 download/view mark: “Legacies of the Cold War in East and Southeast Asia: An Introduction” by Eva Hansson, Kevin Hewison, and Jim Glassman. This was the introduction to a special issue and  remains available … Continue reading

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The Art of Myanmar’s (Crushed) Transition

Painting Myanmar’s Transition is edited by Ian Holliday and Aung Kaung Myat and published by Hong Kong University Press. It is reviewed for JCA by Kevin Hewison. The 80 paintings included in the book are drawn from Ian Holliday’s much … Continue reading

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Precarious Asia: Capitalism and Work

Precarious Asia: Global Capitalism and Work in Japan, South Korea, and Indonesia is a new Stanford University Press book authored by Arne L. Kalleberg, Kevin Hewison and Kwang-Yeong Shin. It is reviewed for JCA by Jenny Chan. The book, Chan … Continue reading

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The Thai Military’s Internal Security Mission

Infiltrating Society. The Thai Military’s Internal Security Affairs is authored by Puangthong Pawakapan, and published  by the ISEAS–Yusof Ishak Institute. It is reviewed for JCA by Kevin Hewison. It was widely held that the anti-military uprising in 1992 “marked the … Continue reading

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