Monthly Archives: February 2015

National Reconciliation in Myanmar?

For the still military-dominated regime in Myanmar, national reconciliation seems to translate as a return to national harmony. In a new review at the JCA website, Susanne Prager-Nyein looks at the recent edited book by Kyaw Yin Hlaing, Prisms on the … Continue reading

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Explaining divergent social outcomes from government policies

In a new article published at the JCA website, Devin K. Joshi and Kathleen McGrath examine the divergences the Indian states of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu on human development outcomes. In Political Ideology, Public Policy and Human Development in India: … Continue reading

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Sky high protest in Korea

Yoonkyung Lee of the Department of Sociology, State University of New York at Binghamton has a new article posted at the JCA website. Sky Protest: New Forms of Labour Resistance in Neo-Liberal Korea (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2015.1012647) examines the rise of “sky … Continue reading

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Child Soldiering on Myanmar-China Border

In a new review at the JCA website, co-editor Geoffrey Gunn looks at the book Comparative Study of Child Soldiering on Myanmar-China Border: Evolutions, Challenges and Countermeasures, by Kai Chen (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2015.1015235). Published by Springer in 2014, this slim volume … Continue reading

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Development studies downloads

JCA readers may be interested in free downloads available at a Routledge Development Studies page. It includes articles from: – Canadian Journal of Development Studies – Journal of Development Effectiveness – Journal of Development Studies – Journal of Human Development and Capabilities – Journal … Continue reading

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Neo-liberal India

Raju J. Das of Canada’s York University has a new Commentary at JCA’s webpage where he examines India’s neo-liberalism. In Critical Observations on Neo-liberalism and India’s New Economic Policy (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2014.1003143), Das “makes a series of critical comments on India’s … Continue reading

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China’s capitalism

JCA co-editor Richard Westra has reviewed the Victor Nee and Sonja Opper authored Capitalism From Below: Markets and Institutional Change in China (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2015.1010560) published by Harvard University Press. Described as “path-breaking,” the book discusses the rise of Chinese capitalism … Continue reading

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