Author Archives: journalofcontemporaryasia

Rural “Rightful” Resistance in Vietnam

“‘Extremely Rightful’ Resistance: Land Appropriation and Rural Agitation in Contemporary Vietnam” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1517896) is a new article by Lam Minh Chau of the Department of Anthropology, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University in Hanoi. The abstract for … Continue reading

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China–Africa Mobility and Sojourning

Heidi Østbø Haugen is the author of “China–Africa Exports: Governance Through Mobility and Sojourning” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1517897). Heidi is with the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, University of Oslo, in Norway. This is the first article in a special … Continue reading

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Poverty and Public Administration in Vietnam

Pham Thi Thanh Binh of the Institute of World Economics and Politics and Vu Van Ha of the Communist Review, both in Hanoi, Vietnam have authored a Commentary for JCA. Titled “Poverty Reduction in Vietnam and the Role of Public … Continue reading

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China and Thailand

JCA editor Kevin Hewison has a new review at the publisher’s website. In it, he looks at Thailand. Shifting Ground between the US and a Rising China, authored by Benjamin Zawacki and published by Zed Books. Describing the book’s approach … Continue reading

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Working on the Border

In a new book review, Kyoko Kusakabe of the Department of Development and Sustainability at the Asian Institute of Technology in Thailand discusses Border Capitalism, Disrupted: Precarity and Struggle in a Southeast Asian Industrial Zone, authored by Stephen Campbell. Published … Continue reading

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State-managed Participation

A new review by Edward Aspinall of the Department of Political and Social Change, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs at the Australian National University looks at Participation without Democracy: Containing Conflict in Southeast Asia. Published by Cornell University … Continue reading

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Military Business

In a new review for the journal, editor Kevin Hewison looks at a new NIAS Press collection, Khaki Capital. The Political Economy of the Military in Southeast Asia. Editors Paul Chambers and Napisa Waitoolkiat are also JCA authors, writing on … Continue reading

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