Critical Asian Studies (launched in 1968 as the Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars) is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes scholarly articles and other materials that challenge the accepted formulas for understanding the Asia and Pacific regions, the world, and ourselves.

Current Issue: Vol. 49, No. 1 (March 2017)

Thematic Issue: Rethinking Marriage Migration in Asia:
Development, Gender and Transnationalism
, Part II


Migrant Precarity and Human Rights Advocacy
for Marriage Migrants in South Korea

–Daisy Kim

The Evolution of Transnational Families: Bi-National Marriages
between Japanese Women and Pakistani Men

– Masako Kudo

Returning Home: Marriage Migrants' Legal Precarity
and the Experience of Divorce

– Hyun Mee Kim, Shinhye Park, and Ariun Shukhertei

General Articles

Three Islamist Generations, One Islamic State:
The Darul Islam Movement and Indonesian Social Transformation

– Andi Rahman Alamsyah and Vedi R. Hadiz

A Grammar of Emergence: Culture and the State in the Post-Tsunami
Resettlement of Burgher Women of Batticaloa, Sri Lanka

– Neloufer de Mel

The Core Socialist Values of the Chinese Dream:
Towards a Chinese Integral State

– Michael Gow

President Jokowi and the 2014 Obor Rakyat Controversy in Indonesia
– Adam Tyson and Budi Purnomo

Forthcoming Articles

Indonesia and the "Conflictual Consensus":
A Discursive Perspective on Indonesian Democracy
– Jonas Bens

The Gender Agenda: NGOs, Simplifications
and Capitalist Relations in Highland Cambodia
– Timothy Frewer

Consanguinity as Capital in Processes of Rights Assertion:
Japanese-Filipino Children in the Philippines
– Fiona Seiger

Beyond the Spectacle of Mega-Disasters: The Philippines
Five Years after Haiyan (Special Issue, December 2017)
Coordinating Editor: Nicole Curato

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