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Movements, mining and anti-corporate activism in Bangladesh

“Contested Resource Extraction, Anti-Corporate Protests and the Politics of Movement Alliance in Bangladesh” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1506043) is a new article by M. Omar Faruque of the Department of Sociology, University of Toronto, Canada. The abstract states: Why do activist groups form alliances … Continue reading

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State, chaebol and the privatisation of aid

“Dangerous Liaisons? State-Chaebol Co-operation and the Global Privatisation of Development” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1501806) is a new article at the publisher’s website, authored by Juliette Schwak of the Institute for International Strategy, Tokyo International University, Japan. The abstract states: This article analyses … Continue reading

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Thinking about the State and Party in Laos

The introduction for a collection of articles on Laos being guest edited by Simon Creak and Keith Barney (Party-State Governance and Rule in Laos) has been published. The article should be free to download in about a week. “Conceptualising Party-State … Continue reading

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2018 Google Scholar Metrics

A couple of weeks ago we posted on the release of Web of Science impact factors for listed journals in 2017. Last week, Google released its 2018 Scholar Metrics. In the listing of the top 20 publications in the category … Continue reading

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Issue 4 for 2018 published

Issue number 4 for Volume 48 (2018) of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This number of the journal is a special issue. It also features one additional research article, a commentary … Continue reading

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Australia and Indonesia

In Australia, the relationship with Indonesia has loomed large since the days of  Indonesian National Revolution. Academic and popular accounts of the state of the relationship have regularly appeared. The most recent of these is a big book of almost … Continue reading

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Families, Caring and Filipina Migrants

In a new book review at the JCA publisher’s site, Jan-Jan Soon of the School of Economics, Finance & Banking at Universiti Utara Malaysia considers The Labor of Care: Filipina Migrants and Transnational Families in the Digital Age. Authored by … Continue reading

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