Late last year, JCA published a special issue on “The Financial Crises of 1997–98 and 2008–09: How Different Were They for Southeast Asia?” Guest edited by Rajah Rasiah, Kee Cheok Cheong and Richard Doner, their introduction, “Southeast Asia and the Asian and Global Financial Crises,” Journal of Contemporary Asia 44 (4), 2014, it indicated the value of a focus on Southeast Asian responses to both crises. 140 more words