Monthly Archives: March 2015

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One of the earliest posts at this blog was to mention Serhat Ünaldi’s 2013 article “Working Towards the Monarchy and its Discontents: Anti-royal Graffiti in Downtown Bangkok” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2013.842260). At the time, in late July 2014, this article had been … Continue reading

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Advice for potential authors

At JCA we are increasingly asked what our “rejection rate” is. There are all kinds of ways of working this out. Over the past year it was about 92%. In 2015, it looks like it will be higher as the … Continue reading

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The North in the South’s View

Seung-Ook Lee of the School of Humanities & Social Sciences, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, has a new article that has just posted at the JCA website. Entitled “A Geo-Economic Object or an Object of Geo-Political Absorption? Competing … Continue reading

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China and the Region

Regular reviewer Kosmas Tsokhas has a long review of the new book China’s Regional Relations: Evolving Foreign Policy Dynamics by Mark Beeson and Fujian Li at JCA (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2015.1025602). Published in 2014 by Lynne Rienner, the book is said to … Continue reading

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Lee Kuan Yew

With the passing of Lee Kuan Yew, it is worth recalling some of JCA’s critical scholarship on Singapore and Lee over the years. Here’s just some of it: The Ideology of Pragmatism: Neo-liberal Globalisation and Political Authoritarianism in Singapore, Kenneth … Continue reading

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East Asia and Global Finance

Late last year, JCA published a special issue on “The Financial Crises of 1997–98 and 2008–09: How Different Were They for Southeast Asia?” Guest edited by Rajah Rasiah, Kee Cheok Cheong and Richard Doner, their introduction, “Southeast Asia and the … Continue reading

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