Tag Archives: Thailand

Populism: Europe and Asia Compared

“Moving Beyond European and Latin American Typologies: The Peculiarities of AKP’s Populism in Turkey” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1665196) is a new article by Yaprak Gürsoy of the Department of Politics and International Relations, Aston University, Birmingham, UK. The abstract states: Despite the … Continue reading

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A Biography of Thailand’s Anand Panyarachun

In a new book review, Journal editor Kevin Hewison looks at Anand Panyarachun and the Making of Modern Thailand, a biography authored by Bangkok-based journalist Dominic Faulder. Anand was “twice unelected Prime Minister of Thailand” and is quoted as “lamenting … Continue reading

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Cold War and its Legacies

In something of a preview of articles that will appear in a JCA special issue in 2020, the Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia has published several articles on the topic “Beyond the Cold War in Southeast Asia.” One of those … Continue reading

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Crazy Rich Thais (free download)

Update: Now available for free download, but only for a short time. Kevin Hewison has a new article with JCA. “Crazy Rich Thais: Thailand’s Capitalist Class, 1980–2019” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1647942). As well as being editor-in-chief of the journal, Kevin is with … Continue reading

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Military Wealth in Thailand

“Thailand’s Public Secret: Military Wealth and the State” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1635632) is a new and important article authored by Ukrist Pathmanand of the Institute of Asian Studies at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand and Michael K. Connors of the Department of … Continue reading

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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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Issue 4 of 2019 published

Issue number 4 of Volume 49 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This is a special issue titled Precarious Work, Precarious Lives: The Nature and Experience of Precarity in Asia and … Continue reading

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