Monthly Archives: May 2016

China viewed from India

In a new book review, Ngeow Chow Bing of the University of Malaya’s Institute of China Studies looks at the collection On China by India: From Civilization to Nation-State (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1186206). Edited by Chih-yu Shih, Swaran Singh and Reena Marwah … Continue reading

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Plants and empire

Zaheer Baber of the Department of Sociology at the University of Toronto has a new paper available online at the JCA publisher’s website. “The Plants of Empire: Botanic Gardens, Colonial Power and Botanical Knowledge” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1185796) is a paper that … Continue reading

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Labour and “social upgrading” in China

Regular JCA book reviewer Kosmas Tsokhas has a new review available at the publisher’s website for the journal. He writes about The End of Cheap Labour? Industrial Transformation and “Social Upgrading” in China by Florian Butollo, and published by the  … Continue reading

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JCA author interviewed

Prajak Kongkirati is the author of Thailand’s Failed 2014 Election: The Anti-Election Movement, Violence and Democratic Breakdown (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1166259), which appears in the JCA special issue “Military, Monarchy and Repression: Assessing Thailand’s Authoritarian Turn.” Prajak is interviewed in the online … Continue reading

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Most read in 2015

The publisher of JCA, Routledge/T&F, has recently made a range of articles across its journal portfolio available for free download. Essentially, it has looked across the journals that it publishes and chosen the “most read” – essentially meaning most downloaded … Continue reading

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Issue 3 for 2016 published

Issue 3 of Volume 46 (2016) has gone to print and the issue is available electronically at the publisher’s site (with two articles available for free download). This is a Special Issue titled: Military, Monarchy and Repression: Assessing Thailand’s Authoritarian … Continue reading

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Japanese Unions and Nuclear Power

A new article at the JCA publisher’s website by Akira Suzuki of the Ohara Institute for Social Research at Hosei University writes on “Japanese Labour Unions and Nuclear Energy: A Historical Analysis of Their Ideologies and Worldviews” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1178321). Following … Continue reading

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