Monthly Archives: July 2016

Contemporary China

The Journal of Contemporary China was founded in 1992. In July 2016, the journal published its 100th issue and 2017 marks the 25th anniversary. In order to celebrate these anniversaries, the Editor has picked a selection of article highlights from the 2016 … Continue reading

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End of empire

A book review by Ooi Keat Gin of the School of Humanities at Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang looks at End of Empire: 100 Days in 1945 that Changed Asia and the World (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1191131),  a new NIAS Press and University of … Continue reading

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Oil palm

Bernice Maxton-Lee, from the Department of Asian and International Studies at the City University of Hong Kong, has reviewed The Oil Palm Complex: Smallholders, Agribusiness and the State in Indonesia and Malaysia (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1209229) for JCA. The Oil Palm Complex, … Continue reading

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Islamic Populism

Islamic Populism in Indonesia and the Middle East is a new book published by Cambridge University Press and authored by Vedi R. Hadiz of Melbourne University’s Asia Institute. Islamic Populism in Indonesia and the Middle East (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1205648) is reviewed … Continue reading

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Democracy, Inequality and Corruption

Eric Chang from the Department of Political Science at Michigan State University has reviewed Jong-Sung You’s new book from Cambridge University Press, Democracy, Inequality and Corruption: Korea, Taiwan and the Philippines Compared. In his review for the Journal of Contemporary … Continue reading

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China’s environment

In a new review at JCA, Graeme Lang reviews the second edition of Judith Shapiro’s China’s Environmental Challenges (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1207795). Published by Polity Press, China’s Environmental Challenges is an important overview of China’s environmental problems. As a second edition, Lang … Continue reading

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“Green” China

A newly-posted article at the JCA publisher’s website is the article “The ‘Greening’ of China: Progress, Limitations and Contradictions” by Chiara Piovani (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1203011). Dr Piovani is with the Department of Economics at University of Denver in the USA. As … Continue reading

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