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50th Anniversary Special Issue

2020 is JCA’s 50th anniversary. As part of the celebrations for the Journal, with our publisher, we are creating several free-access virtual special issues. The first of these is a collection of 40 articles by former and current editors of … Continue reading

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On Hong Kong

JCA co-editor Toby Carroll has an op-ed with The Conversation. In “Hong Kong is one of the most unequal cities in the world. So why aren’t the protesters angry at the rich and powerful?” he observes that much of the … Continue reading

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Alec Gordon’s Last Interview

Readers will be interested in Alec Gordon’s last interview. Conducted with Elsa Lafaye de Micheaux, and available in French and English, Elsa spoke with Alec in Kuala Lumpur, just a couple of weeks before his passing. The discussion was about … Continue reading

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Populism: Europe and Asia Compared

“Moving Beyond European and Latin American Typologies: The Peculiarities of AKP’s Populism in Turkey” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1665196) is a new article by Yaprak Gürsoy of the Department of Politics and International Relations, Aston University, Birmingham, UK. The abstract states: Despite the … Continue reading

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The Chinese Game Industry

“Windows of Opportunity, Capability and Catch-Up: The Chinese Game Industry” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1656761) is a new article by Jun Youn Kim and Song Hee Kang of the Software Policy & Research Institute in Seoul, Korea. The abstract for the paper states: … Continue reading

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A Biography of Thailand’s Anand Panyarachun

In a new book review, Journal editor Kevin Hewison looks at Anand Panyarachun and the Making of Modern Thailand, a biography authored by Bangkok-based journalist Dominic Faulder. Anand was “twice unelected Prime Minister of Thailand” and is quoted as “lamenting … Continue reading

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Neo-Liberal Labour Repression

“Neo-Liberal Methods of Labour Repression: Privatised Violence and Dispossessive Litigation in Korea” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1663552) is a new article for JCA by Yoonkyung Lee of the Department of Sociology, University of Toronto in Canada. The paper is a significant contribution to … Continue reading

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