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New Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs 2/2020

  • Democratic backsliding in Southeast Asia? The current issue of the Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs focuses on populism, the personalization of politics, institutionalized corruption, and indigenous and Islamic movements in countries such as Indonesia and Myanmar.

    Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs Vol. 39, No. 2 (2020)

    Research Articles

    • Meredith L. Weiss: The Limits of “Populism”: How Malaysia Misses the Mark and Why That Matters  Abstract | PDF

    • Marcus Mietzner: Populist Anti-Scientism, Religious Polarisation, and Institutionalised Corruption: How Indonesia’s Democratic Decline Shaped Its COVID-19 Response Abstract | PDF

    • Anna Grzywacz: Democracy in Indonesian Strategic Narratives. A New Framework of Coherence Analysis Abstract | PDF

    • Sukri Tamma, Timo Duile: Indigeneity and the State in Indonesia: The Local Turn in the Dialectic of Recognition Abstract | PDF

    • Hilman Latief, Haedar Nashir: Local Dynamics and Global Engagements of the Islamic Modernist Movement in Contemporary Indonesia: The Case of Muhammadiyah (2000-2020) Abstract | PDF

    • Julio Cabral Teehankee: Factional Dynamics in Philippine Party Politics, 1900–2019 Abstract | PDF

    • Muhamad Takiyuddin Ismail, Norazam Mohd Noor: Resisting International Election Observation Through Election Visit Programmes: The Case of Malaysia Abstract | PDF

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