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Another 10,000 downloads

Another JCA paper has passed the 10,000 page views milestone. “Patriarchal Investments: Marriage, Dowry and the Political Economy of Development in Bangladesh” is by Sarah C. White Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath  It is an Open Access article. … Continue reading

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Free downloads

Because of publisher delays in recent months, all delayed articles are being made free to download for a limited time. Readers can find these articles among “Latest Articles.” A further 5 or 6 articles are still to be published and … Continue reading

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10,000 downloads milestone

“Rethinking Subaltern Resistance,” an article by editorial board member Uday Chandra has just passed the 10,000 views milestone. It is an Open Access article. The paper was published in 2015, as the lead article in the special issue on subalterns … Continue reading

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A Permanent Labour Reserve in the South Pacific

“A Road With No End”: Making the South Pacific a Permanent Labour Reserve (DOI: 10.1080/ 00472336.2021.1975306) is a new JCA article by Scott MacWilliam of the Department of Pacific Affairs at the Australian National University in Canberra. The abstract for … Continue reading

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Technology, Development and Nationalism in China

“Hardening National Boundaries in a Globally-Connected World: Technology, Development and Nationalism in China” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.2001841) is a new article by Jun Zhang of the Department of Asian and International Studies at the City University of Hong Kong. The abstract for … Continue reading

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Book Launch: Precarious Asia

Tue. January 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm (US Eastern Time) UNC Professor Arne Kalleberg, UNC Professor Emeritus Kevin Hewison, and Prof. Kwang-Yeong Shin of Chung-Ang University in Seoul, Republic of Korea, launch their latest book, Precarious Asia: Global … Continue reading

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Performance Pay and Representation for China’s Teachers

“China’s Staff and Worker Representative Congress System and the Management of Teachers’ Performance Pay” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.1996620) is a new article by Yi Long of the School of Public Affairs and Administration, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China in … Continue reading

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Ho Chi Minh in Paris

After months of production delays, JCA is pleased that to announce the publication of “Between Theory and Praxis: Ho Chi Minh’s Parisian Networks, Intellectual Production and Evolving Thought” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.1972438). Authored by JCA co-editor Geoffrey C. Gunn, the abstract states: … Continue reading

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Coup, King, Crisis

As new publications trickle out from a much delayed production process, the latest is a book review by JCA editorial board member Michael Connors. He reviews a collection edited by exiled Thai academic Pavin Chachavalpongpun, Coup, King, Crisis: A Critical … Continue reading

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Economics, Science and Capitalism

JCA editorial board member Richard Westra has a new book out. Economics, Science and Capitalism is published by Routledge. The linked website includes a preview PDF. The abstract for the states: Various strains of heterodox economics have sought, and largely … Continue reading

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