New Threats to Academic Freedom in Asia

New Threats to Academic Freedom in Asia, edited by Dimitar Gueorguiev, examines the increasingly dire state of academic freedom in Asia. Using cross-national data and in-depth case studies, the authors shed light on the multifaceted nature of academic censorship and provide reference points to those working in restrictive academic environments.

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ABOUT THIS VOLUME by Dimitar D. Gueorguiev


PREFACE by AAS President, Kamran Asdar Ali

INTRODUCTION: Progress under Threat: Academic Freedom in Asia by Dimitar D. Gueorguiev

1: Academic Freedom in Asia from 1900 to 2021: A Quantitative Overview by Katrin Kinzelbach

2: Contesting Academic Freedom in Japan by Jeff Kingston

3: The State of Academic Freedom in Singapore’s World-Beating Universities by Cherian George, Chong Ja Ian, and Shannon Ang

4: Academic Freedom in China: An Empirical Inquiry through the Lens of the System of Student Informants (xuesheng xinxiyuan) by Jue Jiang

5: In the Name of the Nation: Restrictions on Academic Freedom in Contemporary Indonesian Higher Education by Stefani Nugroho

AFTERWORD: Canary in the Coal Mine by Patricia M. Thornton