Critical Asian Studies

(The TQCC of Critical Asian Studies is 3. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-07-01 to 2024-07-01.)
Hashtag activism: social media and the #FreeYouth protests in Thailand38
Governing (through) trustworthiness: technologies of power and subjectification in China’s social credit system24
The white ribbon movement: high school students in the 2020 Thai youth protests20
From social drama to political performance: China’s multi-front combat with the Covid-19 epidemic20
Disruptors’ dilemma? Thailand’s 2020 Gen Z protests19
Subterranean infrastructures in a sinking city: the politics of visibility in Jakarta15
Myanmar’s military coup and the elevation of the minority agenda?14
Sticky rice in the blood: Isan people’s involvement in Thailand’s 2020 anti-government protests13
Fragmented restrictions, fractured resonances: grassroots responses to Covid-19 in China12
Gender, labor migration and changes in small-scale farming on Vietnam's north-central coast12
As far apart as earth and sky: a survey of Chinese and Cambodian construction workers in Sihanoukville11
Myanmar’s hidden-in-plain-sight social infrastructure: nalehmu through multiple ruptures10
Defending lands and forests: NGO histories, everyday struggles, and extraordinary violence in the Philippines10
#Papuanlivesmatter: black consciousness and political movements in West Papua9
Writing war, and the politics of poetic conversation8
The Tongpo case: indigenous institutions and environmental justice in China7
The politicization of everyday life: understanding the impact of the 2019 Anti-Extradition Law Amendment Bill Protests on pro-democracy protesters’ political participation in Hong Kong7
Fiction, fraud, and formality: the legal infrastructure of property speculation in Cambodia7
Nostalgic nationalists in South Korea: the flag-carriers’ struggles6
COVID-19’s impact on Nepalese migrants: families. Vulnerability, coping strategies, and the role of state and non-state actors6
Policy responses to COVID-19 and discrimination against foreign nationals in South Korea6
Network discrimination against LGBTQ minorities in Taiwan after same-sex marriage legalization: a Goffmanian micro-sociological approach5
Averting “Carmageddon” through reform? An eco-systemic analysis of traffic congestion and transportation policy gridlock in Metro Manila5
Fresh News, innovative news: popularizing Cambodia’s authoritarian turn5
A quiet revolution? Village head elections and the democratization of rural Indonesia4
“I am the land and I am their witness”: placemaking amid displacement among Lumads in the Philippines4
Green silk roads, partner state development, and environmental governance: Belt and road infrastructure on the Sino-East African frontier4
Performative secularism: school-sponsored prayer in China's National College Entrance Exam4
The case of the missing maps: cartographic action in Ho Chi Minh City3
Governance and state–society relations in Vietnam during the COVID-19 pandemic3
Precarity and Islamism in Indonesia: the contradictions of neoliberalism3
Localizing global concepts: an exploration of Indigeneity in Cambodia3
Time-Space Companions: Digital Surveillance, Social Management, and Abuse of Power During the Covid-19 Pandemic in China3
“We used to have lice … ” interethnic imagery in post-war upland Laos3
Prosecution reform and the politics of faking democracy in South Korea3
Rebuffing Bengali dominance: postcolonial India and Bangladesh3