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New Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs 2/2021

The current issue of the Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs focuses on topics such as the emerging regional citizenship regime of the ASEAN, the Philippines' response to COVID-19, and governmental fact-checking in Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand.

Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs Vol. 40, No. 2 (2021)


  • Amalie Ravn Weinrich: The Emerging Regional Citizenship Regime of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Abstract | PDF

  • Karl Hapal: The Philippines’ COVID-19 Response: Securitising the Pandemic and Disciplining the Pasaway Abstract | PDF

  • Hideki Kitamura: Policymakers’ Logic on Islamic Banking: Islamic Banking as an Ethno-Political Tool in Malaysia Abstract | PDF

  • Dedi Dinarto, Jefferson Ng: Characterising Independent Candidates in Indonesian Local Politics Abstract | PDF

  • So Yoon Lee: An Urban Explanation of Jokowi’s Rise: Implications for Politics and Governance in Post-Suharto Indonesia Abstract | PDF

  • Afrimadona: Revisiting Political Polarisation in Indonesia: A Case Study of Jakarta’s Electorate Abstract | PDF

  • Lasse Schuldt: Official Truths in a War on Fake News: Governmental Fact-Checking in Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand Abstract | PDF

Book Review

  • Rodion Ebbighausen: Book Review: Making Sense of Aung San Suu Kyi’s Policy Abstract | PDF


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