Monthly Archives: July 2014

Indian public sector trade unionism

David Beale of the Manchester Business School and Ernesto Noronha of the Indian Institute of Management have an article available on public sector unions in Gujarat and West Bengal. The abstract is: Using qualitative research methods and comparing two Indian … Continue reading

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Strikes in Vietnam

Kaxton Siu of the Australian National University and Anita Chan of the University of Technology, Sydney have a new paper at our website entitled “Strike Wave in Vietnam, 2006–2011.” Vietnam’s regime and domestic and international businesses have seen a remarkable … Continue reading

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Hong Kong wages and welfare

Mathew Y. H. Wong of the Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Hong Kong, and Department of Government, University of Essex, has a new article, “The Politics of the Minimum Wage in Hong Kong” available. He provides an account … Continue reading

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Finance and the deepening of capitalism in the Asia-Pacific

Toby Carroll from the City University of Hong Kong has an first-rate paper on this topic entitled “Access to Finance and the Death of Development in the Asia-Pacific.” His abstract states: This article details and dissects the promotion by the … Continue reading

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Social protections in Nepal

Udaya R. Wagle of Western Michigan University has an article available entitled “Limited but Evolving: The Political Economy of Social Protections in Nepal.” It is a study of Nepal’s awakening to the idea of social protection in the 1990s. While … Continue reading

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History and financial crises

Kee Cheok Cheong, Kam Hing Lee and Poh Ping Lee have an article entitled “Surviving Financial Crises: The Chinese Overseas in Malaysia and Singapore” at the JCA website that examines previously understudied aspects of financial and economic crises. What makes … Continue reading

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JCA Prize 2014

The co-editors are pleased to announce the annual awards for the best paper and runner-up for articles published in 2013. The judging panel awarded the Journal of Contemporary Asia Prize of $1,000, a letter of commendation and a complimentary 1-year … Continue reading

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