Monthly Archives: December 2016

Water and the state in Korea

Jin-Tae Hwang of the Seoul National University Asia Center has a new article available at the JCA publisher’s website. In his article titled, “Changing South Korean Water Policy after Political and Economic Liberalisation” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1266014), Dr Hwang South Korean state … Continue reading

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Warhol and Ai Weiwei

In a new review, Kosmas Tsokhas has reviewed Andy Warhol, Ai Weiwei, a popular book edited Max Delany and Eric Shiner published by the National Gallery of Victoria in collaboration with The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1266377). The … Continue reading

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China’s Futures

In a new review, JCA editor Kevin Hewison looks at David Shambaugh’s latest book, China’s Future, published by Polity Press (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1269512). Written in an engaging manner by one of the foremost scholars of China’s contemporary politics, the book is … Continue reading

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Issue 1 for 2017 published

Issue 1 of Volume 47 (2017) has gone to print and is available electronically some three months ahead of the cover date. It is at the publisher’s site. The details are: Research Articles Local Value Chain Development in Vietnam: Motorcycles, … Continue reading

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President Roh Moo-Hyun’s Last Interview

In a commentary and interview, Hyung-A Kim of the School of Culture, History and Language, College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University backgrounds and presents President Roh Moo-Hyun’s last interview, conducted just before he committed suicide. “President Roh … Continue reading

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Reassessing the Cultural Revolution

In a new book review, Clemens Büttner of Germany’s Goethe University in Frankfurt reviews The Cultural Revolution at the Margins: Chinese Socialism in Crisis by Yiching Wu (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1266689). Published by Harvard University Press, the reviewer states that Wu takes … Continue reading

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Westra on Japan’s spending

JCA co-editor Richard Westra concludes his recent article in The World Financial Review on Japan’s monetary policy with these words: The belief that a weakened yen to help overseas sales of Japanese cars and flat screen TVs while spending on … Continue reading

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