Monthly Archives: November 2014

Fukushima and nuclear Japan

Vlado Vivoda and Geordan Graetz of the University of Queensland have published a new article at JCA. Titled “Nuclear Policy and Regulation in Japan after Fukushima: Navigating the Crisis,” the paperĀ  looks at the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster and … Continue reading

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Development ideology in Indonesia

Paul Gellert of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has a new paper available at the JCA website. Titled “Optimism and Education: The New Ideology of Development in Indonesia,” Gellert’s paper, based on ethnographic field research, argues that there is a … Continue reading

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Downloads from Asia-Pacific Review

Readers of JCA may be interested in the free access currently provided to Volume 20, Issue 2, of the Asia-Pacific Review, published in 2013. This is the 25th Anniversary Commemorative Issue for theĀ Institute for International Policy Studies (IIPS).

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Capitalism and environment

Some readers might find this issue of the Journal of Human Rights and the Environment of interest. It engages with the relationship between ‘ecosystem services’ and capitalism, with a particular focus on the controversial question of payment for ecosystem services … Continue reading

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Foreigners in Republican China

In a new review at JCA’s webpage, Tom Grunfeld of SUNY Empire State College, New York, has looked at the new Routledge book Foreigners and Foreign Institutions in Republican China, edited by Anne-Marie Brady and Douglas Brown. As the publishers … Continue reading

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Police in Taiwan

Shun-Yung K. Wang of the Department of Criminology at the University of South Florida has reviewed Policing in Taiwan: From Authoritarianism to Democracy by Liqun Cao, Lanying Huang and Ivan Y. Sun for the Journal of Contemporary Asia. This book … Continue reading

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Environmental politics in Thailand and Myanmar

Oxford University’s Matthew Walton has completed a review for JCA that is just out at the Journal’s website. Reviewing Adam Simpson’s Energy, Governance and Security in Thailand and Myanmar (Burma): A Critical Approach to Environmental Politics in the South, Walton … Continue reading

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