Monthly Archives: August 2014

Reviewing Barr’s The Ruling Elite of Singapore

JCA has a long interest in Singapore. For a time, the journal was banned by the Lee Kuan Yew regime. The late Malcolm Caldwell, a former editor, was threatened with legal sanctions for comments on LKY and was reportedly banned … Continue reading

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New “toll-free” linking facility

Readers and authors will pleased to learn that Taylor & Francis has introduced something it calls “toll-free linking.” This essentially means that subscription access or open access to an article then allows free linking to other Taylor & Francis articles … Continue reading

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Citation sourcing for Taylor & Francis journals

Authors and potential authors may be interested in information regarding enhanced citation data at journal pages, including for JCA. Clicking the link opens a very short video.

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Issue 4 published

The latest issue of the Journal has been published online, and will appear in press within the next few days. The contents of the issue are: Obituary: Gabriel Kolko: 1932–2014 Feature Section: The Financial Crises of 1997-98 and 2008-09: How … Continue reading

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Rice Wars in Colonial Vietnam (updated)

UPDATE: Taylor & Francis have now made this review available for free download. Kosmas Tsokhas has reviewed Geoffrey Gunn’s new book Rice Wars in Colonial Vietnam: The Great Famine and the Viet Minh Road to Power for JCA. Published by … Continue reading

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4,000 hits!

Our first post at this blog was about Serhat Ünaldi’s recent article at the journal entitled “Working Towards the Monarchy and its Discontents: Anti-royal Graffiti in Downtown Bangkok.”  Serhat’s paper has become the first JCA paper to achieve 4,000 downloads. … Continue reading

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Debating human security in China

Shaun Breslin of the University of Warwick writes that while the concept of human security is often dismissed in China as an alien “Western” concept, there has been a long and detailed discussion of human security in Chinese-language policy and … Continue reading

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