Tag Archives: monarchy

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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Watch the right

Editor-in-chief Kevin Hewison has a short article with the Melbourne Asia Review. His article, “Look right: The conservative elites opposing Thailand’s protesters,” examines the rightists and royalists who face off against today’s student demonstrators calling for democracy and reforms to … Continue reading

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Another 10,000 downloads

A third JCA paper has achieved the 10,000 electronic downloads milestone. “Thailand’s Deep State, Royal Power and the Constitutional Court (1997–2015)” is by Eugénie Mérieau and was published in Volume 46, No. 3, 2016.

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After Thailand’s Coup

In a new review, Editor-in-chief Kevin Hewison of the Department of Asian Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Centre for Macau Studies at the University of Macau, looks at a new collection published by Singapore’s ISEAS. … Continue reading

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Writing and Using the History of Thailand’s 1932 Revolution

“The Unruly Past: History and Historiography of the 1932 Thai Revolution” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1556319) is a new article by Arjun Subrahmanyan of the School of Arts at Murdoch University in Australia. The abstract for the article states: The monarchy and the … 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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Thailand’s anti-royalism

It is unusual for JCA to publish an anonymous article. However, for the latest article at the publisher’s website, “Anti-Royalism in Thailand Since 2006: Ideological Shifts and Resistance” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1427021), we have withheld the author’s name. This decision reflects the … Continue reading

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Most Viewed at JCA

The publisher’s website includes lists of the most cited and most viewed/downloaded articles at JCA. Of the latter, the following are noteworthy, with three of them available for free download: Thailand’s Deep State, Royal Power and the Constitutional Court (1997–2015) by … 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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