Tag Archives: Military

Issue 2 for 2021 published

Issue number 2 of Volume 51 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue has a Feature Section on the Political Economy of Southeast Asia, a tribute to Bruce McFarlane and … Continue reading

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Violence and the Origins of the New Order

In a new Review Article for JCA, Olle Törnquist of the Department of Political Science, University of Oslo, Norway reviews and discusses three recent books on the Indonesian counter-revolution and killings of the mid-1960s. The abstract for this detailed analysis, … Continue reading

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Indonesia: Two Decades of Addressing Past Human Rights Violations

A first article for a special issue on Indonesia post-reformasi has just been published. “Shifting from International to ‘Indonesian’ Justice Measures: Two Decades of Addressing Past Human Rights ViolationsShifting from International to ‘Indonesian’ Justice Measures: Two Decades of Addressing Past … Continue reading

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Military Business

In a new review for the journal, editor Kevin Hewison looks at a new NIAS Press collection, Khaki Capital. The Political Economy of the Military in Southeast Asia. Editors Paul Chambers and Napisa Waitoolkiat are also JCA authors, writing on … Continue reading

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The military’s prerogative

Defect or Defend: Military Responses to Popular Protests in Authoritarian Asia is a book published in 2015 and authored by Terence Lee. It is reviewed at the JCA publisher’s website (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1245355) by Hipolitus Yolisandry Ringgi Wangge. With the resurgence … Continue reading

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Growth vs stability under Thailand’s military regime

JCA author Veerayooth Kanchoochat has authored an opinion piece at The Conversation that readers might find of interest. While he considers the succession to a new reign in Thailand might be “smooth,” he’s less sanguine about the future of the … Continue reading

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Monarchised Military in Thailand

Another article for the special issue “Military, Monarchy and Repression: Assessing Thailand’s Authoritarian Turn” has been published. Paul Chambers of the Institute of Southeast Asian Affairs, Faculty of Law, Chiang Mai University and Napisa Waitoolkiat of the College of ASEAN … Continue reading

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