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Neo-liberalism and Higher Education in Indonesia

Inaya Rakhmani of the Department of Communication in the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Indonesia, has a new article with JCA. It is: “Reproducing Academic Insularity in a Time of Neo-liberal Markets: The Case of Social Science Research … Continue reading

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Australia and Asia

David Walker’s new book Stranded Nation: White Australia in an Asian Region is reviewed for JCA by Kanishka Jayasuriya of Politics and International Studies at Murdoch University in Perth, Australia.  The book is published by UWA Press. Following from Walker’s … Continue reading

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Japan’s Demography and Marx’s Capitalist Law of Population

A second paper for a forthcoming Special Issue on Marxism in Asia, guest edited by Rick Westra, has been published. “Japanese Demographic Crisis in View of Marx’s Capitalist Law of Population” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1625942) is by legendary Marxist economist Makoto Itoh, … Continue reading

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After Thailand’s Coup

In a new review, Editor-in-chief Kevin Hewison of the Department of Asian Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Centre for Macau Studies at the University of Macau, looks at a new collection published by Singapore’s ISEAS. … Continue reading

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Industrial Relations in China and Vietnam

“Vietnam’s and China’s Diverging Industrial Relations Systems: Cases of Path Dependency” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1623907) is by Anita Chan of the Department of Political and Social Change at the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia. The article abstract states: This article explains … Continue reading

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Issue 4 of 2019 published

Issue number 4 of Volume 49 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This is a special issue titled Precarious Work, Precarious Lives: The Nature and Experience of Precarity in Asia and … Continue reading

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Bangladeshi Women and Migration

“Learning to Swim in Turbulent Waters: Women’s Migration at the Agency-Exploitation Nexus” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1612935) is a new article by Thérèse Blanchet of the Drishti Research Centre in Dhaka, Bangladesh and Samantha K. Watson of the Department of Geography and Environment, … Continue reading

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