Tag Archives: Kevin Hewison

Laos and the CIA

JCA editor Kevin Hewison has a new review at JCA (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1319643) that  looks at Joshua Kurlantzick’s A Great Place to Have a War. America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA, published by Simon and Schuster. Hewison … Continue reading

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Monarchy and money in Thailand

In a new review available at JCA’s website (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1317073), editor Kevin Hewison reviews Working Towards the Monarchy: The Politics of Space in Downtown Bangkok by Serhat Ünaldi, published by the University of Hawaii Press in 2016. Hewison observes that … Continue reading

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Area studies promoted

JCA editor-in-chief Kevin Hewison has reviewed Area Studies in the Global Age. Community, Place, Identity, edited by Edith W. Clowes and Shelly Jarrett Bromberg (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1274130), published by Northern Illinois University Press at DeKalb in 2016. His review has appeared … 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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Thailand’s long succession

JCA editor-in-chief Kevin Hewison has a viewpoint on the accession of Thailand’s new king. He concludes his article at New Mandala this way: Behind the palace façade, however, as the late king showed, the throne is a living thing, changed … Continue reading

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The death of Thailand’s king

JCA readers will have noted the demise of Thailand’s long-reigning monarch on 13 October. For those interested, there are several relevant articles at JCA available for free download. They are: Introduction: Understanding Thailand’s Politics by Veerayooth Kanchoochat & Kevin Hewison … Continue reading

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The Wong deportation and Thailand-China relations

Writing for The Conversation, JCA Editor-in-chief Kevin Hewison has published an op-ed on the recent detention and deportation in Thailand of Hong Kong’s student activist Joshua Wong. The article is titled “Thailand’s crackdown on Chinese dissidents reinforces the coalition of … Continue reading

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