Monthly Archives: October 2014

Accountability regimes

In a new book review at JCA, Warwick University’s Juanita Elias reviews The Politics of Accountability in Southeast Asia: The Dominance of Moral Ideologies by Garry Rodan and Caroline Hughes. Published by Oxford University Press, the book is advertised as: … Continue reading

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Free reading, big downloads

Readers who visit our website might want to click the button “Most Read Articles.” Clicking through tho the papers, readers get a list of 10 articles. Of these, 8 can be freely downloaded. These free papers cover a range of … Continue reading

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Reconstructing Industrial Relations in Taiwan’s High-Tech Industries

Chien-Ju Lin of Binghamton University looks at Taiwan’s industrial relations since the democratic transition in 1987. Lin points out that the upturn in workers’ struggles managed to skip the Hsinchu Science Industrial Park. There the high-tech firms established and maintained … Continue reading

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On Hong Kong

JCA has published many articles on Hong Kong and its politics over the past several decades. Given recent events, we thought we list a few of these for interested readers:  The Politics of the Minimum Wage in Hong Kong Authoritarian … Continue reading

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Law, Asia and free access

Taylor & Francis have made a free article collection that examines Law across Asia available. The selected papers are on China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia and more. Several articles from JCA are included. These articles are free to read until 31st … Continue reading

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Production Politics and Migrant Labour Advocacy in Singapore

Charanpal S. Bal, who recently completed his PhD at Murdoch University’s Asia Research Centre, has published his first major journal article with JCA. The article examines the issue of migrant workers in Singapore. Charan’s abstract states: Since 2005, NGO activism, … Continue reading

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Free access to Lan, Pickles and Zhu

State Regulation, Economic Reform and Worker Rights: The Contingent Effects of China’s Labour Contract Law by Tu Lan, John Pickles & Shengjun Zhu is currently available for free download. Abstract: In 2007/2008 the Labour Contract Law was introduced and enacted … Continue reading

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