Monthly Archives: July 2018

Families, Caring and Filipina Migrants

In a new book review at the JCA publisher’s site, Jan-Jan Soon of the School of Economics, Finance & Banking at Universiti Utara Malaysia considers The Labor of Care: Filipina Migrants and Transnational Families in the Digital Age. Authored by … Continue reading

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Laos dam tragedy

The tragic events in Laos where a dam under construction has had a major failure, impacting thousands of people indicates just one of the major risks associated with dams and dam-building. There are also significant negative impacts further downstream. This … Continue reading

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Myths and Vietnam

JCA editorial board member Geoffrey Gunn review of Mythbusting Vietnam: Fact, Fictions, Fantasies, has just become available at the publisher’s website. Published by NIAS Press, this is a collection of articles edited by Catherine Earl. Gunn notes that “nation states … Continue reading

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Open Access Books

We have noticed that Routledge is making some of its books open access. We are not sure exactly how to find them all, but in searching the publisher’s site we found two that may be of interest for JCA readers. … Continue reading

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2017 Impact Factors

The Web of Science has released its impact factors for listed journals for 2017. Different people have quite divergent views on the utility of such rankings. Whatever one’s views, there is little doubt that IFs and the rankings do have … Continue reading

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Chaebol and Workplace Inequality in a Beijing Subsidiary

A new article is now available at the publisher’s website. The Organisational Culture of the Chaebol and Workplace Inequality: Stunted Mobilities of Korean Chinese Employees in a Beijing Subsidiary (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1488176) is authored by Sharon J. Yoon of the Department … Continue reading

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Thailand’s Politics and Motorcycle Taxis

JCA Editor-in-chief Kevin Hewison reviews Claudio Sopranzetti’s Owners of the Map. Motorcycle Taxi Drivers, Mobility, and Politics in Bangkok, published by the University of California Press. Hewison says this is an exciting book in that the reader is taken on … Continue reading

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