Forthcoming Book Reviews

The following book reviews have been received at Pacific Affairs and will be published in the print edition within the next 12-18 months. Please note that minor textual changes may occur before final publication in our print and official online edition (hosted at IngentaConnect and here).

We do not accept unsolicited book reviews.


Northeast Asia

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DIVORCE IN SOUTH KOREA: Doing Gender and the Dynamics of Relationship Breakdown | By Yean-Ju LeeDIVORCE IN SOUTH KOREA: Doing Gender and the Dynamics of Relationship Breakdown | By Yean-Ju Lee
Hyeyoung Woo | June 28, 2021

DECODING THE SINO-NORTH KOREAN BORDERLANDS | Edited by Adam Cathcart, Christopher Green, and Steven DenneyDECODING THE SINO-NORTH KOREAN BORDERLANDS | Edited by Adam Cathcart, Christopher Green, and Steven Denney
Joseph A. Seeley | June 28, 2021

SOJU: A Global History | By Hyunhee ParkSOJU: A Global History | By Hyunhee Park
Soo-Hyun Mun | June 28, 2021

QUEER KOREA. Perverse Modernities | Edited by Todd A. HenryQUEER KOREA. Perverse Modernities | Edited by Todd A. Henry
Kyungtae Kim | June 28, 2021

FEARING THE WORST: How Korea Transformed the Cold War | By Samuel F. Wells Jr.FEARING THE WORST: How Korea Transformed the Cold War | By Samuel F. Wells Jr.
Robert Jervis | June 28, 2021

PEAK JAPAN: The End of Great Ambitions | By Brad GlossermanPEAK JAPAN: The End of Great Ambitions | By Brad Glosserman
Thomas Wilkins | June 16, 2021

OVERCOMING ISOLATIONISM: Japan’s Leadership in East Asian Security Multilateralism | By Paul MidfordOVERCOMING ISOLATIONISM: Japan’s Leadership in East Asian Security Multilateralism | By Paul Midford
Michael J. Green | June 16, 2021

PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEERS AND THE MAKING OF KOREAN STUDIES IN THE UNITED STATES | Edited by Seung-kyung Kim and Michael RobinsonPEACE CORPS VOLUNTEERS AND THE MAKING OF KOREAN STUDIES IN THE UNITED STATES | Edited by Seung-kyung Kim and Michael Robinson
Brandon Palmer | June 7, 2021

Southeast Asia

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MOMENTS OF SILENCE: The Unforgetting of the October 6, 1976, Massacre in Bangkok | By Thongchai WinichakulMOMENTS OF SILENCE: The Unforgetting of the October 6, 1976, Massacre in Bangkok | By Thongchai Winichakul
Aim Sinpeng | June 28, 2021

INTERPRETING MYANMAR: A Decade of Analysis | By Andrew SelthINTERPRETING MYANMAR: A Decade of Analysis | By Andrew Selth
Darin Sanders Self | June 28, 2021

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA AND ASEAN: National and Regional Approaches | Edited by Ronald Holzhacker and Dafri AgussalimSUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA AND ASEAN: National and Regional Approaches | Edited by Ronald Holzhacker and Dafri Agussalim
Syed Abdul Rehman Khan | June 28, 2021

THE WAY OF THE CROSS: Suffering Selfhoods in the Roman Catholic Philippines | By Julius BautistaTHE WAY OF THE CROSS: Suffering Selfhoods in the Roman Catholic Philippines | By Julius Bautista
Jayeel Cornelio | June 28, 2021

BORDER CAPITALISM, DISRUPTED: Precarity and Struggle in a Southeast Asian Industrial Zone | By Stephen CampbellBORDER CAPITALISM, DISRUPTED: Precarity and Struggle in a Southeast Asian Industrial Zone | By Stephen Campbell
Kevin M. Woods | June 16, 2021

THE REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM, 1955–1975: Vietnamese Perspectives on Nation Building | Edited by Tuong Vu and Sean FearTHE REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM, 1955–1975: Vietnamese Perspectives on Nation Building | Edited by Tuong Vu and Sean Fear
Duy Duc Trinh | June 16, 2021

BEYOND THE ASYLUM: Mental Illness in French Colonial Vietnam | By Claire E. EdingtonBEYOND THE ASYLUM: Mental Illness in French Colonial Vietnam | By Claire E. Edington
Gerard Sasges | June 16, 2021

FIGHTING FOR VIRTUE: Justice and Politics in Thailand | By Duncan McCargoFIGHTING FOR VIRTUE: Justice and Politics in Thailand | By Duncan McCargo
Jacob I. Ricks | June 16, 2021

TRACES OF TRAUMA: Cambodian Visual Culture and National Identity in the Aftermath of Genocide | By Boreth LyTRACES OF TRAUMA: Cambodian Visual Culture and National Identity in the Aftermath of Genocide | By Boreth Ly
Rachel Jacobs | June 16, 2021

ASIAN PLACE, FILIPINO NATION: A Global Intellectual History of the Philippine Revolution, 1887–1912 | By Nicole CuUnjieng AboitizASIAN PLACE, FILIPINO NATION: A Global Intellectual History of the Philippine Revolution, 1887–1912 | By Nicole CuUnjieng Aboitiz
Sol Iglesias | June 16, 2021

NO MIDDLE GROUND: Anti-Imperialists and Ethical Witnessing during the Philippine-American War | By Erin L. MurphyNO MIDDLE GROUND: Anti-Imperialists and Ethical Witnessing during the Philippine-American War | By Erin L. Murphy
Jorge Bayona | June 16, 2021