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Volume 5, Issue 1, August 2014

 

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Information and Announcements
pp. i-ii

RESEARCH ESSAYS

Water Resources Development, Wetlands-Based Livelihoods and Notions of Wellbeing: Perspectives from Northeast Thailand
DAVID J.H. BLAKE and BUAPUN PROMPHAKPING
pp. 1-28

Commodifying Sovereignty: Special Economic Zone and the Neoliberalization of the Lao Frontier
PINKAEW LAUNGARAMSRI
pp. 29-56

Leading Under Difficult Conditions: Local NGO Leaders’ Perspectives on Leadership at the Local Level in Laos
RICHARD PRATT and SEKSON YONGAVIT
pp. 57-84

Mekong River without the Naga: People without Power
MALINEE KLANGPRAPAN
pp. 85-93

Phra Lak Phra Lam: The Representation of Cultural Ecology in Lao Society
SMAI WANNAUDORN and PATHOM HONGSUWAN
pp. 94-107

Ethnic Tourism Development in Thailand: the Case of the Black Tai
SOMSONGE BURUSPHAT, NARONG ARDSAMITI, SUMITTRA SURARATDECHA and JITJAYANG YAMABHAI
pp. 108-125

Phra Chao Ong Tue Myths: The Role of the Sacred Narrative within the Communities along the Thai-Lao Border
CHANNIPHA DOUNGWILAI
pp. 126-142

BOOK REVIEWS

Pholsena, Vatthana, and Oliver Tappe, eds. Interactions with a Violent Past: Reading Post-Conflict Landscapes in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam. Singapore: NUS Press, 2013
DAVID BIGGS
pp. 143-146

Lefferts, Leedom, and Sandra Cate with Wajuppa Tossa. Buddhist Storytelling in Thailand and Laos: The Vessantara Jataka Scroll at the Asian Civilisations Museum. Singapore: Asian Civilisations Museum, 2012 [pp. xv-163; Hb. 24.7cm x 30.7cm; full-color illustrations, map, glossary, bibliography, index]. ISBN: 978-981-07-2478-8
SUSANNE RYUYIN KEREKES
pp. 147-149

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