Tag Archives: Australia

Issue 5 for 2022 is out

Volume 52, No. 5 is now available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue includes an obituary, seven research articles, and five book reviews. The obituary marks the passing of Peter Limqueco, long-time co-editor of the journal. The research articles … Continue reading

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COVID and the Australian Regulatory State

“COVID-19 and the Pathologies of Australia’s Regulatory State” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2022.2106883) is a new article by Tom Chodor of the Department of Politics and International Relations, School of Social Sciences at Monash University in Australia and Shahar Hameiri of the School … Continue reading

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Capital Accumulation in the “Lucky Country”: The Commonwealth Period

“Capital Accumulation in the ‘Lucky Country’: Australia from the ‘Sheep’s Back’ to the ‘Quarry Economy.’ Part II: The Commonwealth Period” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2022.2065335) is the second part of an article by Nicolas Grinberg of CONICET, Buenos Aires, and UNSAM, San Martin, … Continue reading

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Capital Accumulation in the “Lucky Country”: The Colonial Period

“Capital Accumulation in the “Lucky Country”: Australia from the “Sheep’s Back” to the “Quarry Economy.” Part I: The Colonial Period” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2022.2032800) is the first installment of a two-part article on Australia by Nicolas Grinberg of CONICET, Buenos Aires, and … Continue reading

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A Permanent Labour Reserve in the South Pacific

“A Road With No End”: Making the South Pacific a Permanent Labour Reserve (DOI: 10.1080/ 00472336.2021.1975306) is a new JCA article by Scott MacWilliam of the Department of Pacific Affairs at the Australian National University in Canberra. The abstract for … Continue reading

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Opposing the Businessification of Australia’s Universities

The Conversation has an account of a letter signed by 600 Australian academics opposing the businessification of the country’s universities. This process of neoliberalisation of the academy began under the Hawke Labor government and has been an unending slide into … 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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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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Australia as client state

In a new review at the JCA publisher’s website, Kosmas Tsokhas reviews Australia as US Client State: The Geopolitics of De-Democratization and Insecurity (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1172327). The book argues that Australia’s participation in the American-led invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq has … Continue reading

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