Monthly Archives: June 2017

Unfree Labour and Coffee in Colonial Indonesia

In a new review at JCA, long-time Editorial Board member Alec Gordon  reviews Jan Breman’s Mobilizing Labour for the Global Coffee Market: Profits from an Unfree Work Regime in Colonial Java, published by the Amsterdam University Press in 2015. The … Continue reading

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Everyday Violence in Sri Lanka

Another new article has been published at the JCA’s publisher’s website. “Acute and Everyday Violence in Sri Lanka” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1336783) is authored by Vidura Munasinghe of the Centre for the Study of Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Colombo, … Continue reading

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Free access: Capitalism and Indonesia’s Islamic Militia

This article is currently available for free download. Interest in the rise of Islamic movements of all kinds has attracted considerable attention. In the country with the world’s largest Islamic population, movements, militia and gangs have long had an influence … Continue reading

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Free articles by Fukuoka Prize winners

JCA’s publisher has joined in congratulating Fukuoka Prize winners Pasuk Phongpaichit and Chris Baker. The publisher has made three JCA articles by them available for free download. The articles are: The co-authored “Thaksin’s populism“, which appeared in Vol. 38, No. … Continue reading

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China and Nationalism

In a new article available at the publisher’s website, Qin Pang of the School of International Relations at Sun Yat-Sen University in Guangdong, China and Nicholas Thomas of the Department of Asian and International Studies, City University of Hong Kong, … Continue reading

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JCA Authors Receive Major Award

JCA authors Pasuk Phongpaichit and Chris Baker have been awarded the Grand Prize for 2017 by the Fukuoka Prize Committee. The award citation is available here. The brief on the award states: Prof. Pasuk Phongpaichit and Dr. Chris Baker are … Continue reading

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Demystifying the Park Chung-Hee Myth

In “Demystifying the Park Chung-Hee Myth: Land Reform in the Evolution of Korea’s Developmental State” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1334221), Jong-Sung You of the Australian National University’s Department of Political & Social Change, seeks to unravel some of the underpinnings of claims regarding … Continue reading

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