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Politics and Remembering in Hong Kong

Memories of Tiananmen: Politics and Processes of Collective Remembering in Hong Kong, 1989–2019 is authored by Francis L. F. Lee and Joseph M. Chan and published by Amsterdam University Press. The book is reviewed for JCA by Joseph Cheng, formerly … Continue reading

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Compressed Development

Compressed Development: Time and Timing in Economic Development is a collaboration between D. Hugh Whittaker, Timothy Sturgeon, Toshie Okita, and Tianbiao Zhu, published by Oxford University Press. The book is reviewed for JCA by Nahee Kang of the Department of … Continue reading

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Wealth Inequality and Uneven and Combined Development In India

“Closed Loop, Open Borders: Wealth Inequality and Uneven and Combined Development in India” (DOI: 10.1080/ 00472336.2022.2079548) is a new article for JCA by Anthony P. D’Costa of the College of Business, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, Alabama, USA and … Continue reading

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10,000 download milestone

David Bourchier’s 2019 article on Indonesian politics and nationalism has just ticked over 10,000 downloads.

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Issue 3 for 2022 published

Volume 52, No. 3 is now available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue includes six research articles and six book reviews. The research articles are: Classical Theory of Imperialism and Contemporary Capitalism by Paramjit Singh Using Labour to Characterise … Continue reading

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Love and the Death of King Ananda

Love and Death of King Ananda Mahidol of Thailand is a new book by By Pavin Chachavalpongpun and published by Palgrave MacMillan. It is reviewed for JCA by Mark S. Cogan of the College of Foreign Studies, Kansai Gaidai University … Continue reading

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Asian Environmental Movements and Politics

Environmental Movements and Politics of the Asian Anthropocene is edited by Paul Jobin, Ming-sho Ho and Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao, and published by ISEAS – Yosof Ishak Institute. It is reviewed for JCA by editor Kevin Hewison of the Department of … Continue reading

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Capital Accumulation in the “Lucky Country”: The Commonwealth Period

“Capital Accumulation in the ‘Lucky Country’: Australia from the ‘Sheep’s Back’ to the ‘Quarry Economy.’ Part II: The Commonwealth Period” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2022.2065335) is the second part of an article by Nicolas Grinberg of CONICET, Buenos Aires, and UNSAM, San Martin, … Continue reading

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Customary Land Tenure in Papua New Guinea: The Impotence of the Neo-Liberalism

“Political Impotence of the Neo-Liberal Ideologues: The Continuing Primacy of Customary Land Tenure in Papua New Guinea” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2022.2064328) is a new article for JCA by Scott MacWilliam of the Department of Pacific Affairs, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia. The … Continue reading

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Militias, Drugs, and Governance on the Myanmar-China Border

“Brokered Rule: Militias, Drugs, and Borderland Governance in the Myanmar-China Borderlands” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2022 .2064327 ) is a new open access article by Patrick Meehan of the Department of Development Studies, SOAS University of London and Seng Lawn Dan of the … Continue reading

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