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. 48, No. 1 (March 2016)
Development Discourse and Popular Articulations in Urban Gujarat
– Manali Desai and Indrajit Roy
"Let's See What Happens":
Hope, Contingency, and Speculation in Nepali Student Activism
– Amanda Snellinger
Clamoring Blood: The Materiality of Belonging in Modern Ainu Identity
– ann-elise leallan
Payoffs, Parties, or Policies: "Money Politics" and Electoral Authoritarian Resilience in Malaysia
– Meredith L. Weiss
Why the Philippines Chooses to Import Rice
– Jamie S. Davidson
At the Bottom of the Heap: Socio-economic Circumstances and Health Practices and Beliefs among Garbage Collectors in Peri-Urban China
– Lichao Yang
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.