Monthly Archives: December 2018

On “Chineseness”

Justin Wu is a doctoral candidate in the Department of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has reviewed Allen Chun’s Forget Chineseness: On the Geopolitics of Cultural Identification, published by the State University of New … Continue reading

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Myanmar and the Rohingya Crisis

Myanmar’s “Rohingya” Conflict is a new book authored by Anthony Ware and Costas Laoutides for the publisher, Hurst. It is reviewed for JCA by Ashley South. South states that this is a “balanced, concise and theoretically coherent volume [that] will … Continue reading

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A Rightist Perspective on Indian Foreign Policy

In a new book review at JCA, Jon P. Dorschner of the School of Government and Public Policy at the University of Arizona, Tucson, USA, looks at Staggering Forward. Narendra Modi and India’s Global Ambition by Bharat Karnad and published … Continue reading

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Writing and Using the History of Thailand’s 1932 Revolution

“The Unruly Past: History and Historiography of the 1932 Thai Revolution” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1556319) is a new article by Arjun Subrahmanyan of the School of Arts at Murdoch University in Australia. The abstract for the article states: The monarchy and the … Continue reading

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Political Economy of Border Checkpoints in Shadow Exchanges

The seventh and final article for a forthcoming special issue on Checkpoint Politics in Cross-border Exchanges has been published. “The Political Economy of Border Checkpoints in Shadow Exchanges” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1555273) is by the guest editors for the special issue, Tak-Wing … Continue reading

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Labour Activism in Cambodia and China

“At the Roots of Labour Activism: Chinese and Cambodian Garment Workers in Comparative Perspective” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1555272) is a new article for JCA by Ivan Franceschini. Dr Franceschini is with the Australian Centre on China in the World, College of Asia … Continue reading

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Inequality in Malaysia

“Is Inequality Really Declining in Malaysia?” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1551560) is a new article at the JCA publisher’s website. It is authored by Hwok-Aun Lee of the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore and Muhammed Abdul Khalid of the Centre for … Continue reading

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