Issue 3 for 2015 published

The latest issue of the Journal of Contemporary Asia is now available online. The issue includes seven research articles, one review article and seven book reviews:Issue 3


Optimism and Education: The New Ideology of Development in Indonesia by Paul K. Gellert (DOI:10.1080/00472336.2014.978352)

Technocracy and the Peasantry: Martial Law Development Paradigms and Philippine Agrarian Reform by Eduardo Climaco Tadem (DOI:10.1080/00472336.2014.983538)

Branding Dissent: Nitirat, Thailand’s Enlightened Jurists by Duncan McCargo & Peeradej Tanruangporn (DOI:10.1080/00472336.2015.1020563)

Sky Protest: New Forms of Labour Resistance in Neo-Liberal Korea by Yoonkyung Lee (DOI:10.1080/00472336.2015.1012647)

Political Ideology, Public Policy and Human Development in India: Explaining the Gap Between Gujarat and Tamil Nadu by Devin K. Joshi & Kathleen McGrath (DOI:10.1080/00472336.2014.1003392)

Nuclear Policy and Regulation in Japan after Fukushima: Navigating the Crisis by Vlado Vivoda & Geordan Graetz (DOI:10.1080/00472336.2014.981283)

The Struggle for Revitalisation by Japanese Labour Unions: Worker Organising after Labour-Market Deregulation by Hiroaki Richard Watanabe (DOI:10.1080/00472336.2015.1007388)

Review Article

Free Markets, Unfree Labour: Old Questions Answered, New Answers Questioned by Tom Brass (DOI:10.1080/00472336.2015.1007517)


Energy, Governance and Security in Thailand and Myanmar (Burma): A Critical Approach to Environmental Politics in the South, reviewed by Matthew J. Walton (DOI:10.1080/00472336.2014.976924)

Cambodia and the Politics of Aesthetics, reviewed by Geoffrey C. Gunn (DOI:10.1080/00472336.2014.976923)

Resisting Gendered Norms. Civil Society, the Juridical and Political Space in Cambodia, reviewed by Julie Bernath (DOI:10.1080/00472336.2014.988921)

The Politics of Accountability in Southeast Asia: The Dominance of Moral Ideologies, reviewed by Juanita Elias (DOI:10.1080/00472336.2014.969562)

Policing in Taiwan: From Authoritarianism to Democracy, reviewed by Shun-Yung K. Wang (DOI:10.1080/00472336.2014.976833)

Foreigners and Foreign Institutions in Republican China, reviewed by A. Tom Grunfeld (DOI:10.1080/00472336.2014.976922)

Capitalism from Below: Markets and Institutional Change in China, reviewed by Richard Westra (DOI:10.1080/00472336.2015.1010560)

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