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. 47, No. 2 (June 2015)
Illicit Economies, Sublegal Practices, and the State in Southeast Asia
This entire issue is available for free for a limited time.
Dirty Money States: Illicit Economies and the State in Southeast Asia
– Jacqui Baker and Sarah Milne, guest editors
Undermining the State?
Informal Mining and Trajectories of State Formation in Eastern Mindanao, Philippines
– Boris Verbrugge
Cambodia's Unofficial Regime of Extraction:
Illicit Logging in the Shadow of Transnational Governance and Investment
– Sarah Milne
State Territorialization and Illegal Logging: The Dynamic Relationships between Practices and Images of the State in Vietnam
– Phuc Xuan To
Fortifying or Fragmenting the State? The Political Economy of the Opium/Heroin Trade in Shan State, Myanmar, 1988–2013
– Patrick Meehan
In Search of White Elephants:
The Political Economy of Resource Income Expenditure in East Timor
– James Scambary
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.