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Central Asia and the Challenges of BRI

“Is the Belt and Road Initiative 2.0 in the Making? The Case of Central Asia” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2022.2122858) is a new Commentary for JCA by Hong Yu of the East Asian Institute, at the National University of Singapore. The abstract states: … Continue reading

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Civil Society in Southeast Asia

Civil Society in Southeast Asia. Power Struggles and Political Regimes by JCA author Garry Rodan and published by Cambridge University Press, is currently available for free download, ending 6 October. The abstract for the book is: Contrary to popular claims, … Continue reading

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Gambling on Development

In a new review for JCA, Scott MacWilliam of the Department of Pacific Affairs, ANU College of Asia & the Pacific, at the Australian National University, looks at Gambling on Development: Why Some Countries Win and Others Lose by Stefan … Continue reading

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25,000 downloads

The first JCA paper to achieve 25,000 electronic views is “Who Governs and How? Non-State Actors and Transnational Governance in Southeast Asia” authored by Shaun Breslin and Helen E. S. Nesadurai and was published in Volume 48, No. 2, 2018. … Continue reading

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Fulfilment of Election Pledges in India

“The Fulfilment of Election Pledges in India” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2022.2114101) is a new article authored by Pankaj Adhikari of the School of Social Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, Sania Mariam of the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay-Monash Research Academy, and Robert … Continue reading

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States, Civilisations, and the World Order

JCA editor Kevin Hewison has a new review available. He reviews States, Civilisations and the Reset of World Order by By Richard Higgott, and published by Routledge. 50 copies are available for free download to those who are quick. Use … Continue reading

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Tech Worker Unions in India

Rianka Roy of the Department of Sociology, University of Connecticut, USA contributes a new article for JCA. The abstract for “Politics Through Precarity: Tech Workers’ Unions in India During the Covid-19 Pandemic” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2022.2110925) states: The Indian technology industry is … Continue reading

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Ethnic Domination in Sri Lanka

“Ethnic Domination under Liberal Democracy in Sri Lanka” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2022.2105739) is a new, open-access article by Rajesh Venugopal of the Department of International Development at the London School of Economics. The abstract for the paper states: How is ethnic domination … Continue reading

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Varieties of Capitalism: South Korea and Hong Kong Compared

“East Asian Varieties of Capitalism and Socio-Economic Inequality: South Korea and Hong Kong Compared” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2022.2105738) is a new and open-access article for JCA. It is authored by Yin-Wah Chu of the Department of Sociology, Hong Kong Baptist University, Baptist … Continue reading

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15,000 downloads

“Legacies of the Cold War in East and Southeast Asia: An Introduction” by Eva Hansson, Kevin Hewison, and Jim Glassman has now been viewed 15,000 times. This is an important milestone. This article is an introduction to a special issue … Continue reading

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