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. 46, No. 4 (December 2014)


When Brokers Betray: Clientelism, Social Networks, and Electoral Politics in Indonesia
– Edward Aspinall

Human Rights vs. Robot Rights: Forecasts from Japan
– Jennifer Robertson

China's Rural Migrant Workers, the State, and Labor Politics
– Jenny Chan and Mark Selden

Indonesian Political Exiles in the USSR
– David T. Hill

Keeping the State at Bay:
The Killing of Journalists in the Philippines, 1998 – 2012

– Filomeno V. Aguilar Jr., Meynardo P. Mendoza,
and Anne Lan K. Candelaria

Annual Index 2014

The second highest-ranked area studies journal covering the whole of Asia,
according to the 2010 Impact Factor ranking published by Thomson Reuters.
(© 2011 Thomson Reuters, 2010 Journal Citation Reports™)
SSCI Impact Factor: 0.733.

© Ed Aspinall