Tag Archives: monarchy

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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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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Love and the Death of King Ananda

Love and Death of King Ananda Mahidol of Thailand is a new book by By Pavin Chachavalpongpun and published by Palgrave MacMillan. It is reviewed for JCA by Mark S. Cogan of the College of Foreign Studies, Kansai Gaidai University … 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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Issue 1 for 2022 published

After quite a delay, Volume 52, No. 1 is out and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue includes the JCA Prize announcement, six research articles, a commentary and three book reviews. The contents are: The Journal of … Continue reading

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Coup, King, Crisis

As new publications trickle out from a much delayed production process, the latest is a book review by JCA editorial board member Michael Connors. He reviews a collection edited by exiled Thai academic Pavin Chachavalpongpun, Coup, King, Crisis: A Critical … Continue reading

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Cambodia’s Regal Authoritarianism

A new article has (finally) become available. “A Regal Authoritarian Turn in Cambodia” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.1974078) is by Astrid Norén-Nilsson of the Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies at Lund University in Sweden. The abstract for the paper states: Cambodia’s … Continue reading

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Thailand’s youth protests

Readers may be interested in a recent year-end commentary on Thailand’s recent protests by JCA editor Kevin Hewison. “Thai youth protests undercut political establishment” was published on 27 December 2020 at East Asia Forum. It particularly looks at how 2020’s … Continue reading

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Thailand’s King and Buddhism

Tomas Larsson of the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge, UK, has a new article with JCA. His article “Royal Succession and the Politics of Religious Purification in Contemporary Thailand” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2020.1849775 is a timely … Continue reading

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