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Caste, Class and Conservation

We have just published “Caste in Stone? Exploring Caste and Class Dimensions of Conservation Displacement in Central India” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1696877) by Asmita Kabra of the School of Human Ecology at Ambedkar University, Delhi, India. This is the sixth article for … Continue reading

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Filipino Technocrats and the Cold War

“The Emergence of Filipino Technocrats as Cold War ‘Pawns’” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1694961) is a new article by Teresa S. Encarnacion Tadem of the Department of Political Science, College of Social Sciences and Philosophy, University of the Philippines Diliman and the Center … Continue reading

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Issue 1 for 2020 published

Issue number 1  of Volume 50 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue is the first of the Journal’s 50th year anniversary. This is a regular issue, beginning with an … Continue reading

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Announcement: Journal of Contemporary Asia Prize, 2020

The editors are pleased to announce the Journal of Contemporary Asia Prize, 2020, awarded for the best article published in hard-copy issues of the journal in 2019. Awarding $1,000, a letter of commendation and a complimentary 1-year subscription to the … Continue reading

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Lineages of the Authoritarian State, Military Dictatorship and Lazy Capitalism in Thailand

“Lineages of the Authoritarian State in Thailand: Military Dictatorship, Lazy Capitalism and the Cold War Past as Post-Cold War Prologue” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1688378) is a new article by JCA Editorial Board member Jim Glassman of the Department of Geography at the … Continue reading

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Free downloads @ JCA

There are currently dozens of articles available for free download at JCA. These include: The journal’s 50th anniversary editorial. A 50th anniversary collection of articles by past and present editors. A collection of open access articles. Two articles from our … Continue reading

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China’s Great Wall of Debt

In his latest book review for JCA, Kosmas Tsokhas looks at Dinny McMahon’s China’s Great Wall of Debt: Shadow Banks, Ghost Cities, Massive Loans and the End of the Chinese Miracle, published by Little, Brown in 2018. In looking at … Continue reading

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