Issue 1 for 2021 published

Issue number 1 of Volume 51 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site.

This issue has a Feature Section on  South Korea, Inequality and Labour. The articles in this feature are:

Rising Inequality and Shifting Class Boundaries in South Korea in the Neo-Liberal Era by Hagen Koo

Neo-Liberal Methods of Labour Repression: Privatised Violence and Dispossessive Litigation in Korea by Yoonkyung Lee

The Trajectory of Protest Suicide in South Korea, 1970–2015 by Sun-Chul Kim

The issue includes a further 5 research articles:

Reproducing Academic Insularity in a Time of Neo-liberal Markets: The Case of Social Science Research in Indonesian State Universities by Inaya Rakhmani

States of Legal Denial: How the State in Myanmar Uses Law to Exclude the Rohingya by
Melissa Crouch

Learning to Swim in Turbulent Waters: Women’s Migration at the Agency-Exploitation Nexus by Thérèse Blanchet & Samantha K. Watson

Windows of Opportunity, Capability and Catch-Up: The Chinese Game Industry by Jun Youn Kim & Song Hee Kang

Moving Beyond European and Latin American Typologies: The Peculiarities of AKP’s Populism in Turkey by Yaprak Gürsoy

The Book Reviews in this issue are:

Anand Panyarachun and the Making of Modern Thailand reviewed by Kevin Hewison (free download of 50 copies here)

The Bereavement of Martyred Palestinian Children: Gendered, Religious, National Perspectives reviewed by Bilal Tawfiq Hamamra

The Migration Myth in Policy and Practice: Dreams, Development and Despair reviewed by Saleh Shahriar


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