Tag Archives: Thailand

Issue 3 for 2022 published

Volume 52, No. 3 is now available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue includes six research articles and six book reviews. The research articles are: Classical Theory of Imperialism and Contemporary Capitalism by Paramjit Singh Using Labour to Characterise … 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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Environmentalisms in Twenty-First Century Thailand

“Environmentalisms in Twenty-First Century Thailand: Continuities, Discontinuities, and Emerging Trajectories” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2022.2051062) by Eli Elinoff from the Cultural Anthropology Programme, School of Social and Cultural Studies, Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand and Vanessa Lamb of the School of … Continue reading

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Issue 2 for 2022 published

After quite a delay, Volume 52, No. 2 is now available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue includes a Feature Section of  four research articles on Privilege, Authority and Human Rights in Myanmar, three additional research articles, and four … Continue reading

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Buddhist Nationalism in Thailand

“Buddhist Majoritarian Nationalism in Thailand: Ideological Contestation, Narratives, and Activism” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2022.2036360) is a new JCA article by Janjira Sombatpoonsiri of the Institute of Asian Studies, Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand and the German Institute for Global and Area Studies … 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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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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Entrenching authoritarianism in Thailand

“Entrenching authoritarianism in Thailand” is a short article by JCA editor Kevin Hewison. It is free to view at East Asia Forum.

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Journal of Contemporary Asia Prize, 2022

The editors of the Journal of Contemporary Asia are pleased to announce the annual award for the best article published in 2021. The judging panel awarded the Journal of Contemporary Asia Prize of $1,000, a letter of commendation and a … Continue reading

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Issue 5 for 2021 published

Issue number 5 of Volume 51 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue includes a feature section, two other research articles and four book reviews. The articles in the feature … Continue reading

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