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Crazy Rich Thais

Kevin Hewison has a new article with JCA. “Crazy Rich Thais: Thailand’s Capitalist Class, 1980–2019” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1647942). As well as being editor-in-chief of the journal, Kevin is with the Centre for Macau Studies, University of Macau and the Department of … Continue reading

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Green Designs for 21st Century Socialism

Green Designs for 21st Century Socialism is a new blog post by co-editor Richard Westra at The Bullet. Richard is an International Adjunct Professor at the Center for Macao Studies, University of Macao. His latest book is Periodizing Capitalism and … Continue reading

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Alec Gordon (updated)

Alec Gordon has been with JCA pretty much since the journal began almost 50 years ago. He has published many times with us, most recently on his long-term research “A Last Word: Amendments and Corrections to Indonesia’s Colonial Surplus 1880–1939” … Continue reading

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10,000 downloads

A JCA article has reached the milestone of 10,000 downloads, the first to do so. The article article is Hugo Dobson’s “Is Japan Really Back? The “Abe Doctrine” and Global Governance” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1257044). Hugo is with the School of East … Continue reading

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Authoritarianism in Asia

In a new book review for JCA, Michael D. Barr of the College of Business, Government and Law at Flinders University in Australia has reviewed Authoritarian Modernism in East Asia by Mark R. Thompson, and published by Palgrave Macmillan. While … Continue reading

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Marxian Ratios in South Korea, 1980–2014

A third article for a forthcoming Special Issue on Marxism in Asia, guest edited by Rick Westra, has been published. “Trends of Marxian Ratios in South Korea, 1980–2014” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1643488) is by Guhyeon Jeong of the Department of Political Economy … Continue reading

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Online Appendix: Trends of Marxian Ratios in South Korea: 1980-2014

Online Appendix for the article Trends of Marxian Ratios in South Korea: 1980-2014 to be published by the Journal of Contemporary Asia, 50 (2), 2020. DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1643488). Guhyeon Jeong, Department of Political Economy, Gyeongsang National University, Jinju, South Korea and … Continue reading

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