Issue 5 for 2020 published

Issue number 5 of Volume 50 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This is the final issue in the Journal’s 50th year anniversary and the third of three special issues in 2020.

This special issue is titled The Politics of Caste in India’s New Land Wars and is edited by Kenneth Bo Nielsen, Siddharth Sareen and Patrik Oskarsson.

The articles in the special issue are:

The Politics of Caste in India’s New Land Wars by Kenneth Bo Nielsen , Siddharth Sareen and Patrik Oskarsson

Dalits and Dispossession: A Comparison by Samantha Agarwal and Michael Levien

Anticipating Future Capital: Regional Caste Contestations, Speculation and Silent Dispossession in Andhra Pradesh by Sanam Roohi

The Politics of Land Acquisition in Haryana: Managing Dominant Caste Interests in the Name of Development by Loraine Kennedy

Caste in Stone? Exploring Caste and Class Dimensions of Conservation Displacement in Central India by Asmita Kabra

Narratives of the Dispossessed and Casteless: Politics of Land and Caste in Rajarhat, West Bengal by Ritanjan Das

Adivasiness as Caste Expression and Land Rights Claim-Making in Central-Eastern India by Patrik Oskarsson and Siddharth Sareen

Outside the special issue, the issue includes also includes an Obituary and a review article:

Kraisak Choonhavan (1947–2020) by Kevin Hewison and Peter Limqueco

The North Korea Problem: Perspectives on the Nuclear Debate, Economic Reforms and Beyond by Jihyun Kim

The Book Reviews in this issue are:

Semionauts of Tradition: Music, Culture and Identity in Contemporary Singapore
reviewed by Rui Oliveira Lopes

Constructing China: Clashing Views of the People’s Republic reviewed by Xie Baohui

Humanity: Ai Weiwei reviewed by Kosmas Tsokhas

The Ethics of Staying: Social Movements and Land Rights Politics in Pakistan reviewed by Kenneth Bo Nielsen

Authoritarian Capitalism. Sovereign Wealth Funds and State-Owned Enterprises in East Asia and Beyond reviewed by Kevin Hewison

From Migrant to Worker: Global Unions and Temporary Labor Migration in Asia reviewed by Jan-Jan Soon

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