Monthly Archives: August 2018

State-managed Participation

A new review by Edward Aspinall of the Department of Political and Social Change, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs at the Australian National University looks at Participation without Democracy: Containing Conflict in Southeast Asia. Published by Cornell University … Continue reading

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Military Business

In a new review for the journal, editor Kevin Hewison looks at a new NIAS Press collection, Khaki Capital. The Political Economy of the Military in Southeast Asia. Editors Paul Chambers and Napisa Waitoolkiat are also JCA authors, writing on … Continue reading

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Assessing FDI and the Chinese Economy

In another book review on China, Kosmas Tsokhas writes about Foreign Direct Investment and the Chinese Economy: A Critical Assessment by Chunlai Chen, of The Australian National University and published by Edward Elgar. Foreign direct investment (FDI) of US$1.6 trillion … Continue reading

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Vietnam’s agricultural renovation and commodification

Muhammad Azizuddin has reviewed Trung Dinh Dang’s book Vietnam’s Post-1975 Agrarian Reforms: How Local Politics Derailed Socialist Agriculture in Southern Vietnam., published by Australia’s ANU Press. One of the great things about this book is that ANU Press allows the … Continue reading

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South Asia and Migration

In a new review at the JCA publisher’s website, Diotima Chattoraj reviews Borders and Mobility in South Asia and Beyond edited by Reece Jones and Md. Azmeary Ferdoush. The book is published by Amsterdam University Press. Chattoraj begins with the … Continue reading

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On Samir Amin

Radical scholar Samir Amin passed away on about a week ago. He was born in 1931. A political economist, arguably his best known work is Accumulation on a World Scale, this two-volume work remains in print after having been first … Continue reading

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Citizenship in Korea’s Media

“The Politics of Conditional Citizenship in South Korea: An Analysis of the Print Media” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1504111) is a newly published article authored by David Hundt of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Deakin University, Victoria, Australia, Jessica Walton … Continue reading

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