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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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The GIGA Journal Family is published by SAGE Publishing, maintaining the "platinum standard" of the open access model. Excellent contributions by researchers from all over the world are featured in the four journals. To ensure the journals' quality, all essays are evaluated in a double-blind peer-review process.

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