Monthly Archives: September 2016

Policy on Precarious Work

Heidi Gottfried of the Department of Sociology, Wayne State University reviews (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1233990) Policy Responses to Precarious Work in Asia. Edited by Hsing-Huang Michael Hsiao, Arne L. Kalleberg and Kevin Hewison, the book is published in Taiwan by Academia Sinica. … Continue reading

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Think tanks in Asia

In a review (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1230641) of Erin Zimmerman’s Think Tanks and Non-Traditional Security. Governance Entrepreneurs in Asia, Silvia Menegazzi of the Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche, Libera Universita Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli notes that “think tanks function as non-state … Continue reading

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Myanmar and the rule of law

In a new review (DOI 10.1080/00472336.2016.1217556), Susanne Prager-Nyein looks at an important new book by Nick Cheeseman. Published by Cambridge University Press, Opposing the Rule of Law. How Myanmar’s Courts Make Law and Order is about a contested and debated … Continue reading

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