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Commodifying labour power in China

JCA co-editor Richard Westra, from the Graduate School of Law, Nagoya University in Japan, has a new Commentary available from the publisher’s website. “A Theoretical Note on Commodification of Labour Power in China and the Global Putting-Out System” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1324040) … Continue reading

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How Myanmar’s “national races” trumped citizenship

In another piece at New Mandala, Nick Cheesman draws from his recent article for JCA, How in Myanmar “National Races” Came to Surpass Citizenship and Exclude Rohingya (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1297476). *A version of this piece at New Mandala also appeared at … Continue reading

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Peace processes in Mindanao

In a new review at the JCA publisher’s site (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1318412), Chiang Mai University’s Ashley South looks at Paul Hutchcroft’s edited collection, Mindanao: The Long Journey to Peace and Prosperity, published by Anvil Publishing in Manila. Over several decades, the … Continue reading

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Laos and the CIA

JCA editor Kevin Hewison has a new review at JCA (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1319643) that  looks at Joshua Kurlantzick’s A Great Place to Have a War. America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA, published by Simon and Schuster. Hewison … Continue reading

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Cheesman on Interpreting Communal Violence in Myanmar

Nick Cheesman is a Fellow in the Department of Political and Social Change, Australian National University, and a 2016-17 a Member of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. He has a post at New Mandala, which is extracted and adapted … Continue reading

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Malaysia, China and Services

Siew Yean Tham of the ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, Singapore and the Institute of Malaysian and International Studies (IKMAS), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia has a new article available from JCA. Examining the Shift to Services: Malaysia and China Compared  (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1310273) … Continue reading

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Communal Violence in Myanmar

As previously posted, Issue 3 of Volume 47 (2017) has gone to print and is available electronically  at the publisher’s site. This number is a special issue. Interpreting Communal Violence in Myanmar has been guest edited by Nick Cheesman from … Continue reading

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