Monthly Archives: November 2018

Shadow Economies, State and Trade on the Cambodia-Vietnam Frontier

“Shadow Economies and the State: A Comparison of Cassava and Timber Networks on the Cambodia-Vietnam Frontier” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1545917) is a new article by Sango Mahanty of the Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University in Canberra. This is … Continue reading

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Labour Market Reform in Japan

Jiyeoun Song of the Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University, South Korea is the author of a new article, “Japan’s Contested Labour Market Reform” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1540720). The article’s abstract states: Over the past few decades, Japan’s labour market … Continue reading

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Liberalisation and Employment in India

“Liberalisation in India: Does it Resolve or Aggravate Employment Problems?” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1545916) is a new article by Timothy Kerswell of the Department of Government and Public Administration, University of Macau and Surendra Pratap of the Centre for Workers Education, New … Continue reading

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Korean Trade Union Strategies in Economic and Social Crisis

“Organised Labour, Dualisation and Labour Market Reform: Korean Trade Union Strategies in Economic and Social Crisis” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1536762) is a new article for JCA by Timo Fleckenstein of the Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics, London, UK and … Continue reading

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Living in the Idiocene

JCA co-editor Toby Carroll and Jörg Nowak have authored “Forget the Anthropocene (for a minute); we are living in the Idiocene” at Rupture Magazine. In a hard-hitting article, they argue that: we live in a sort of end times in which … Continue reading

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Cross-Border Trade between Xinjiang and Pakistan

A third article in a forthcoming special issue on Checkpoint Politics in Cross-border Exchanges is now available at the publisher’s site for JCA. “Cross-Border Trade and ‘the Market’ between Xinjiang (China) and Pakistan” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1540721) is by Alessandro Rippa of … Continue reading

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Precarity and Reciprocity in Myanmar

A first article in a new special issue on Precarity in Asia has been published. “Networks of Reciprocity: Precarity and Community Social Organisations in Rural Myanmar” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1542450) is by Michael Griffiths of the Social Policy & Poverty Research Group, … Continue reading

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