This post is based on the introduction to a recent special issue, Locating Liberalisms in Southeast Asia, published in the Asian Studies Review. The full introduction can be read here and is available open-access to all readers. The articles in the special issue can be read here. Special Issues of academic journals need a common …
Michael K Connors and Mark R Thompson
Michael K. Connors teaches Global Studies in the School of Arts and Social Sciences, Monash University Malaysia. Most recently he is co-editor with Professor Ukrist Pathmanand of Thai Politics in Translation: Democracy, Monarchy, and the Supra-constitution (NIAS Press, 2021), which explores Thai conservative thought and sentiment. Mark R. Thompson is a Professor in the Department of Public and International Affairs and the Director of the Southeast Asia Research Centre at the City University of Hong Kong. His recent publications include Authoritarian Modernism in East Asia (Palgrave, 2019), China’s ‘Singapore Model’ and Authoritarian Learning (co-editor, Routledge, 2020), and Presidentialism and Democracy in East and Southeast Asia (co-editor, Routledge, 2023).
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