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Political Economy of Checkpoints

The Introduction to the forthcoming special issue on Checkpoint Politics in Cross-border Exchanges, “The Political Economy of Border Checkpoints in Shadow Exchanges” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1555273), by the guest editors  Tak-Wing Ngo of the Department of Government and Public Administration, University of … Continue reading

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Ideology and water control in Mekong states

“Is Irrigationalism a Dominant Ideology in Securing Hydrotopia in Mekong Nation States?” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1577903) is an article by independent scholar David J. H. Blake from Taunton in the UK. Blake’s abstract states: For over six decades, grandiose proposals calling for … Continue reading

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Precarity among fishers and their families

“Secondary Precarity in Asia: Family Vulnerability in an Age of Unfree Labour” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1572772) is a new article by Sallie Yea of the Department of Social Inquiry, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia. It is a fourth article in an upcoming … Continue reading

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Resistance and a Conservative Working Class in China

“Precarity, Cognitive (Non-)Resistance and the Conservative Working Class in China” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1576215) is a new article by Jake Lin of the Institute of International Relations, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies. This is a third article for a special issue on … Continue reading

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Land Grabbing in China and India

“Land Grabbing in an Autocracy and a Multi-Party Democracy: China and India Compared” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1569253) is a new article by Lynette H. Ong of the Department of Political Science, University of Toronto, Canada. The abstract for the paper states: Both … Continue reading

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World Trade Systems, Nagasaki and Bullion

Arturo Giráldez of the School of International Studies at the University of the Pacific, Stockton, California, USA reviews a new book by JCA co-editor Geoffrey C. Gunn. World Trade Systems of the East and West. Nagasaki and the Asian Bullion … Continue reading

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Political Dominance and Decline in Malaysia: The Monetisation of Consent

“The Monetisation of Consent and its Limits: Explaining Political Dominance and Decline in Malaysia” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1569710) is an article authored by Johan Saravanamuttu of the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and Maznah Mohamad … Continue reading

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