Tag Archives: monarchy

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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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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