Forthcoming Issue

June 2020

SPECIAL ISSUE

Renegotiating Social Risks in The People’s Republic of China and Japan

Guest Editors: Hanno Jentzsch and Alison Lamont

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MORE FORTHCOMING ARTICLES TO BE ANNOUNCED
 

The following book and film 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.

Book Reviews


China & Inner Asia

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MONGOLIA REMADE: Post-socialist National Culture, Political Economy, and Cosmopolitics | By David SneathMONGOLIA REMADE: Post-socialist National Culture, Political Economy, and Cosmopolitics | By David Sneath
Morris Rossabi   | March 9, 2020

CONTESTING CYBERSPACE IN CHINA: Online Expression and Authoritarian Resilience | By Rongbin HanCONTESTING CYBERSPACE IN CHINA: Online Expression and Authoritarian Resilience | By Rongbin Han
Hualing Fu | March 9, 2020

POLARIZED CITIES: Portraits of Rich and Poor in Urban China | Edited by Dorothy J. SolingerPOLARIZED CITIES: Portraits of Rich and Poor in Urban China | Edited by Dorothy J. Solinger
Isabelle Côté and Yongfeng Tang | March 9, 2020

ILLIBERAL CHINA: The Ideological Challenge of the People’s Republic of China | By Daniel F. VukovichILLIBERAL CHINA: The Ideological Challenge of the People’s Republic of China | By Daniel F. Vukovich
Teresa Wright | February 26, 2020

CHINA’S EURASIAN DILEMMAS: Roads and Risks for a Sustainable Global Power | By R. James FergusonCHINA’S EURASIAN DILEMMAS: Roads and Risks for a Sustainable Global Power | By R. James Ferguson
Stephanie Winkler | February 26, 2020

CHINA STEPS OUT: Beijing’s Major Power Engagement with the Developing World | Edited by Joshua Eisenman and Eric HeginbothamCHINA STEPS OUT: Beijing’s Major Power Engagement with the Developing World | Edited by Joshua Eisenman and Eric Heginbotham
Lynn T. White III | February 26, 2020

CHINA’S DREAM: The Culture of Chinese Communism and the Secret Sources of Its Power | By Kerry BrownCHINA’S DREAM: The Culture of Chinese Communism and the Secret Sources of Its Power | By Kerry Brown
Carolin Kautz | February 26, 2020

THE CONTENTIOUS PUBLIC SPHERE: Law, Media and Authoritarian Rule in China | By Ya-Wen LeiTHE CONTENTIOUS PUBLIC SPHERE: Law, Media and Authoritarian Rule in China | By Ya-Wen Lei
Jun Liu | February 24, 2020

POLITICS OF RENEWABLE ENERGY IN CHINA | By Chen GangPOLITICS OF RENEWABLE ENERGY IN CHINA | By Chen Gang
Marius Korsnes | February 24, 2020

MARKET IN STATE: The Political Economy of Domination in China | By Yongnian Zheng and Yanjie HuangMARKET IN STATE: The Political Economy of Domination in China | By Yongnian Zheng and Yanjie Huang
Roselyn Hsueh | February 24, 2020

YELLOW PERILS: China Narratives in the Contemporary World | Edited by Franck Billé and Sören UrbanskyYELLOW PERILS: China Narratives in the Contemporary World | Edited by Franck Billé and Sören Urbansky
Ka-Kin Cheuk | February 24, 2020

CHINA’S ASIA: Triangular Dynamics since the Cold War | By Lowell DittmerCHINA’S ASIA: Triangular Dynamics since the Cold War | By Lowell Dittmer
Baohui Zhang | January 17, 2020

NAVIGATING SEMI-COLONIALISM: Shipping, Sovereignty, and Nation-Building in China, 1860–1937 | By Anne ReinhardtNAVIGATING SEMI-COLONIALISM: Shipping, Sovereignty, and Nation-Building in China, 1860–1937 | By Anne Reinhardt
Zhaojin Zeng | January 17, 2020

TRUST AND MISTRUST IN THE ECONOMIES OF THE CHINA-RUSSIA BORDERLANDS | Edited by Caroline HumphreyTRUST AND MISTRUST IN THE ECONOMIES OF THE CHINA-RUSSIA BORDERLANDS | Edited by Caroline Humphrey
Steven Parham | January 17, 2020

DESTINATION CHINA: Immigration to China in the Post-Reform Era | Edited by Angela Lehmann and Pauline LeonardDESTINATION CHINA: Immigration to China in the Post-Reform Era | Edited by Angela Lehmann and Pauline Leonard
Gordon Mathews  | January 17, 2020

Northeast Asia

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UNEVEN MOMENTS: Reflections on Japan’s Modern History | By Harry HarootunianUNEVEN MOMENTS: Reflections on Japan’s Modern History | By Harry Harootunian
Miriam Kingsberg Kadia | March 9, 2020

JAPANESE CULTURE THROUGH VIDEOGAMES | By Rachael HutchinsonJAPANESE CULTURE THROUGH VIDEOGAMES | By Rachael Hutchinson
Kathryn Hemmann | March 9, 2020

INTERPRETING ANIME | By Christopher BoltonINTERPRETING ANIME | By Christopher Bolton
Marc Steinberg | February 26, 2020

INVINCIBLE AND RIGHTEOUS OUTLAW: The Korean Hero Hong Gildong in Literature, History, and Culture | By Minsoo KangINVINCIBLE AND RIGHTEOUS OUTLAW: The Korean Hero Hong Gildong in Literature, History, and Culture | By Minsoo Kang
James H. Grayson | February 26, 2020

MODERN KYOTO: Building for Ceremony and Commemoration, 1868–1940 | By Alice Y. TsengMODERN KYOTO: Building for Ceremony and Commemoration, 1868–1940 | By Alice Y. Tseng
 Timothy Unverzagt Goddard | February 26, 2020

NATIONAL IDENTITY AND GREAT-POWER STATUS IN RUSSIA AND JAPAN: Non-Western Challengers to the Liberal International Order | By Tadashi AnnoNATIONAL IDENTITY AND GREAT-POWER STATUS IN RUSSIA AND JAPAN: Non-Western Challengers to the Liberal International Order | By Tadashi Anno
Alexander Bukh    | February 26, 2020

SOKA GAKKAI’S HUMAN REVOLUTION: The Rise of a Mimetic Nation in Modern Japan | By Levi McLaughlinSOKA GAKKAI’S HUMAN REVOLUTION: The Rise of a Mimetic Nation in Modern Japan | By Levi McLaughlin
Daniel K. Nagashima | February 24, 2020

THE RISE OF K-DRAMAS: Essays on Korean Television and Its Global Consumption | Edited by JaeYoon Park and Ann-Gee LeeTHE RISE OF K-DRAMAS: Essays on Korean Television and Its Global Consumption | Edited by JaeYoon Park and Ann-Gee Lee
Ju Oak Kim | February 24, 2020

JAPAN: History and Culture From Classical to Cool | By Nancy K. StalkerJAPAN: History and Culture From Classical to Cool | By Nancy K. Stalker
Linda H. Chance | February 24, 2020

FOOD SAFETY AFTER FUKUSHIMA: Scientific Citizenship and the Politics of Risk | By Nicolas Sternsdorff-CisternaFOOD SAFETY AFTER FUKUSHIMA: Scientific Citizenship and the Politics of Risk | By Nicolas Sternsdorff-Cisterna
Daniel P. Aldrich | February 24, 2020

POLITICAL CORRUPTION AND SCANDALS IN JAPAN | By Matthew M. Carlson and Steven R. ReedPOLITICAL CORRUPTION AND SCANDALS IN JAPAN | By Matthew M. Carlson and Steven R. Reed
Kenneth Mori McElwain | January 17, 2020

FROM THE MOUNTAINS TO THE CITIES: A History of Buddhist Propagation in Modern Korea | By Mark A. NathanFROM THE MOUNTAINS TO THE CITIES: A History of Buddhist Propagation in Modern Korea | By Mark A. Nathan
Lucy Jee | October 30, 2019

DRINKING BOMB AND SHOOTING METH: Alcohol and Drug Use in Japan | By Jeffrey W. AlexanderDRINKING BOMB AND SHOOTING METH: Alcohol and Drug Use in Japan | By Jeffrey W. Alexander
Paul Christensen | August 27, 2019

Southeast Asia

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HAMKA AND ISLAM: Cosmopolitan Reform in the Malay World | By Khairudin AljuniedHAMKA AND ISLAM: Cosmopolitan Reform in the Malay World | By Khairudin Aljunied
James Edmonds | March 9, 2020

CHINESE INDONESIANS IN POST-SUHARTO INDONESIA: Democratisation and Ethnic Minorities | By Wu-Ling ChongCHINESE INDONESIANS IN POST-SUHARTO INDONESIA: Democratisation and Ethnic Minorities | By Wu-Ling Chong
Alexander R. Arifianto | March 9, 2020

INDONESIA: Twenty Years of Democracy | By Jamie S. DavidsonINDONESIA: Twenty Years of Democracy | By Jamie S. Davidson
Nila Ayu Utami | February 26, 2020

SINGAPORE: A Modern History | By Michael D. BarrSINGAPORE: A Modern History | By Michael D. Barr
Edgar Liao | February 26, 2020

NONTRADITIONAL SECURITY CHALLENGES IN SOUTHEAST ASIA: The Transnational Dimension | By Amy L. Freedman and Ann Marie MurphyNONTRADITIONAL SECURITY CHALLENGES IN SOUTHEAST ASIA: The Transnational Dimension | By Amy L. Freedman and Ann Marie Murphy
Ja Ian Chong | February 24, 2020

DEPARTING FROM JAVA: Javanese Labour, Migration and Diaspora | Edited by Rosemarijn Hoefte and Peter MeelDEPARTING FROM JAVA: Javanese Labour, Migration and Diaspora | Edited by Rosemarijn Hoefte and Peter Meel
Andy Scott Chang | February 24, 2020

A NATION ON THE LINE: Call Centres as Postcolonial Predicaments in the Philippines | By Jan M. PadiosA NATION ON THE LINE: Call Centres as Postcolonial Predicaments in the Philippines | By Jan M. Padios
Kingsley Bolton | February 24, 2020

DEMOCRACY FOR SALE: Elections, Clientelism, and the State in Indonesia | By Edward Aspinall and Ward BerenschotDEMOCRACY FOR SALE: Elections, Clientelism, and the State in Indonesia | By Edward Aspinall and Ward Berenschot
Shane Barter | February 24, 2020

THAILAND: Shifting Ground between the US and a Rising China | By Benjamin ZawackiTHAILAND: Shifting Ground between the US and a Rising China | By Benjamin Zawacki
Kornphanat Tungkeunkunt | January 17, 2020

MYANMAR TRANSFORMED?: People, Places and Politics. Myanmar Update Series | Edited by Justine Chambers, Gerard McCarthy, Nicholas Farrelly, and Chit WinMYANMAR TRANSFORMED?: People, Places and Politics. Myanmar Update Series | Edited by Justine Chambers, Gerard McCarthy, Nicholas Farrelly, and Chit Win
Isabelle Chew | January 17, 2020

CAMBODIA: Return to Authoritarianism | By Kheang UnCAMBODIA: Return to Authoritarianism | By Kheang Un
David Chandler | January 17, 2020

HOME IS NOT HERE | By Wang GungwuHOME IS NOT HERE | By Wang Gungwu
Ooi Kee Beng | January 17, 2020