Monthly Archives: March 2018

Political control in Laos

The second article for a collection of articles on Laos being guest edited by Simon Creak and Keith Barney (Party-State Governance and Rule in Laos) has been published. “Party, State and the Control of Information in the Lao People’s Democratic … Continue reading

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Political Thought, Politics and Religion in Myanmar

Buddhism, Politics and Political Thought in Myanmar is a new book by JCA author Matthew Walton, published by Cambridge University Press. It is reviewed for JCA by Ashley South. In his review, South begins by observing: “Probably the most comprehensive … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Dockers’ Strike 2013

Debates about social movement unionism and Hong Kong labour politics come together in and article by Chris King-Chi Chan of the Department of Applied Social Sciences, City University of Hong Kong, Sophia Shuk-Ying Chan of the Department of Politics, Princeton … Continue reading

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Contentious Citizenship in Myanmar

Gerry van Klinken is at the KITLV (Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies) in Leiden and a JCA author. His latest for the journal is a review of the book Citizenship in Myanmar: Ways of Being In … Continue reading

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Crushed by neoliberalisation

Kenneth Bo Nielsen of the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages at the University of Oslo has authored a new book review for JCA. Ground Down by Growth: Tribe, Caste, Class and Inequality in Twenty-First Century India has just … Continue reading

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India’s Right Turn

The final article in the special collection edited by Priya Chacko and Kanishka Jayasuriya. to be titled “Crisis, Populism and Right-wing Politics in Asia,” has been published. Authored by Priya Chacko of the Department of Politics and International Studies, University … Continue reading

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Indonesia’s Colonial Exploitation

JCA editorial board member Alec Gordon has published the latest of a series of articles that have sought to assess and calculate the level of colonial exploitation in then then Dutch East Indies, now Indonesia. “A Last Word: Amendments and … Continue reading

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