JCA Prize

The JCA Prize was introduced in 2007. The articles acknowledged and awarded the JCA Prize have been:

2017

Best paper: Jamie Doucette (School of Environment, Education, and Development, University of Manchester, UK) & Se-Woong Koo (MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, Yale University, New Haven, USA) for the paper “Pursuing Post-democratisation: The Resilience of Politics by Public Security in Contemporary South Korea,” which appeared in Vol. 46, No. 2.

Runner-up:  Eugénie Mérieau (Sciences Po, Paris, France) for the article “Thailand’s Deep State, Royal Power and the Constitutional Court (1997–2015),” which appeared in Vol. 46, No. 3.

2016

Best paper (joint winner): Patrick V. Oabel (Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Canada) for the paper “Last of the Labour Aristocrats: Restructuring of the Philippine Sugar Industry and the Exportist Labour Market,” which appeared in Vol. 45, No. 2.

Best paper (joint winner): Yoonkyung Lee (Department of Sociology, SUNY Binghamton, USA), for the paper “Sky Protest: New Forms of Labour Resistance in Neo-Liberal Korea,” which appeared in Vol. 45, No. 3.

2015

Best paper: Nicolas Grinberg (Department of Economics, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK), for the paper, “From Miracle to Crisis and Back: The Political Economy of South Korean Long-Term Development,” which appeared in Vol. 44, No. 4.

Runner-up: Shengjun Zhu & John Pickles (Department of Geography, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA), for the paper, “Bring In, Go Up, Go West, Go Out: Upgrading, Regionalisation and Delocalisation in China’s Apparel Production Networks,” which appeared in Vol. 44, No. 1.

2014

Best paper: Hae Yung Song (Centre of Korean Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London), for the paper, “Democracy against Labour: The Dialectic of Democratisation and De-democratisation in Korea,” which appeared in Vol. 43, No. 2.

Runner-up: Fraser Sugden (International Water Management Institute, Kathmandu, Nepal), for the paper, “Pre-capitalist Reproduction on the Nepal Tarai: Semi-feudal Agriculture in an Era of Globalisation,” which appeared in Vol. 43, No. 3.

2013

Best paper: Judith Whitehead (Department of Anthropology, University of Lethbridge, Canada), for her paper, “John Locke, Accumulation by Dispossession and the Governance of Colonial India,” which appeared in Vol. 42, No. 1.

Runner-up: Toby Carroll (Centre on Asia and Globalisation, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore), for his paper, “Working On, Through and Around the State: The Deep Marketisation of Development in the Asia-Pacific,” which appeared in Vol. 42, No. 3.

2012

Best paper: Saskia Eleonora Wieringa (Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands), for her paper, “Sexual Slander and the 1965/66 Mass Killings in Indonesia: Political and Methodological Considerations,” which appeared in Vol. 41, No. 4.

Runner-up:  Ben Reid (School of Geography and Environmental Science, Monash University, Australia), for his paper, “Securitising Participation in the Philippines: KALAHI and Community-driven Development,” which appeared in Vol. 41, No. 1.

2011

Best paper: Caroline E. Arnold (Department of Political Science, Brooklyn College, City University of New York, Brooklyn, USA) for her paper “Where the Low Road and the High Road Meet: Flexible Employment in Global Value Chains,” which appeared in Vol. 40, No. 4.

Runner-up: Kwang-Yeong Shin (Department of Sociology, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea), for his paper “Globalisation and the Working Class in South Korea: Contestation, Fragmentation and Renewal,” which appeared in Vol. 40, No. 2.

2010

Best paper: Dae-oup Chang (Department of Development Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, London, UK), for his paper, “Informalising Labour in Asia’s Global Factory” which appeared in Vol. 39, No. 2.

Runner-up: Wonik Kim (Department of Political Science, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA), for his paper, “Rethinking Colonialism and the Origins of the Developmental State in East Asia,” which appeared in Vol. 39, No. 3.

2009

Best paper: Ray Kiely (Department of Politics, Queen Mary University of London, UK), for his paper, “ ‘Poverty’s Fall’/China’s Rise: Global Convergence or New Forms of Uneven Development?” which appeared in Vol. 38, No. 3.

Runner-up: Porphant Ouyyanont (School of Economics, Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University, Thailand), for his paper, “The Crown Property Bureau In Thailand And The Crisis Of 1997,” which appeared in Vol. 38, No. 1.

2008

Best paper: Martin Gainsborough (Department of Politics, University of Bristol, UK), for his paper, “Globalisation and the State Revisited: A View from Provincial Vietnam,” which appeared in Vol. 37, No. 1.

Runner-up:  Catherine C.H. Chiu (Department of Asian and International Studies, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong), for her paper, “Workplace Practices in Hong Kong-invested Garment Factories in Cambodia,” which appeared in Vol. 37, No. 4.

2007

Best paper: Richard Westra (Division of International Area Studies, Pukyong National University, Busan, Korea), for his paper, “The Capitalist Stage of Consumerism and South Korean Development,” which appeared in Vol. 36, No. 1.

Runner-up: Terence Chong (Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore), for his paper, “Embodying Society’s Best: Hegel and the Singapore State,” which appeared in Vol. 36, No. 3.

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