Tag Archives: Thailand

Thailand’s 1932 and its Reformers

Amnesia. A History of Democratic Idealism in Modern Thailand is an excellent book by Arjun Subrahmanyan, and published by the State University of New York Press. It is reviewed for JCA by Kevin Hewison. Recent anti-monarchy/monarchy reform movements have added … Continue reading

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Thai Students in Revolt

In a new Commentary for JCA, Chyatat Supachalasai of the Faculty of Political Science, Ramkhamhaeng University in Bangkok, Thailand provides an approach to understanding recent calls for reform in Thailand. In the abstract for “Thai Youth Liberation as a Politico-Economic … 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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Civil Society in Southeast Asia

Civil Society in Southeast Asia. Power Struggles and Political Regimes by JCA author Garry Rodan and published by Cambridge University Press, is currently available for free download, ending 6 October. The abstract for the book is: Contrary to popular claims, … 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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Monarchism and Foreign Affairs in Thailand

“On His Majesty’s Service: Why is the Thai Foreign Ministry Royalist?” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336. 2022.2081930) is a new article by Pavin Chachavalpongpun of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies at Kyoto University in Japan. Update: This article is now available for … Continue reading

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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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