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. 1 (March 2015)

From the Claw to the Lion: A Critical Look at Capitalist Globalization
– Martin Hart-Landsberg

Clientelism, Trust Networks, and India's Identity Politics:
Conveying Closeness in Gujarat

– Ward Berenschot

The Hidden Transcript of Amnesty:
The 6 October 1976 Massacre and Coup in Thailand

– Tyrell Haberkorn

Contesting Tobacco-Control Policy in Indonesia
– Andrew Rosser

Land Acquisition, Investment, and Development in the Lao Coffee Sector:
Successes and Failures

– Oliver Schönweger and Peter Messerli

The Possibility of Liminal Colonial Subjecthood:
Yayutz Bleyh and the Search for Subaltern Histories in the Japanese Empire

– Kirsten L. Ziomek


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.

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