Tag Archives: authoritarianism

Labour and Politics in Cambodia

“Labour and Electoral Politics in Cambodia” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.1963810) is a new article by Kristy Ward and Michele Ford, both of the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre, The University of Sydney in Australia. The abstract states: In 2013, the Cambodian People’s Party … Continue reading

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Researching under authoritarian regimes

With authoritarianism becoming entrenched in Asia and democratic regimes attracted by repressive political strategies, it is appropriate to consider research strategies. “Reflections on Conducting Fieldwork under Digital Surveillance: Investigating Labour Politics in China’s Tech Industry” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.1955293) is a timely … Continue reading

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Transnational Labour Regimes and Neo-Liberal Development in Cambodia

“Transnational Labour Regimes and Neo-Liberal Development in Cambodia” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2020.1859122) is JCA’s first article published in 2021. It is authored by Dae-Oup Chang of the Global Korean Studies programme at Sogang University in Seoul, South Korea. The abstract states: This … Continue reading

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Modi’s Actual Gujarat Model

Editorial Board member Nikita Sud has a new article available at JCA. Nikita is with the Oxford Department of International Development at the University of Oxford in the UK. “The Actual Gujarat Model: Authoritarianism, Capitalism, Hindu Nationalism and Populism in … Continue reading

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Journal of Contemporary Asia Prize, 2021

The editors of the Journal of Contemporary Asia are pleased to announce the annual award for the best article published in 2020. The judging panel awarded the Journal of Contemporary Asia Prize of $1,000, a letter of commendation and a … Continue reading

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Mass Reporting in China

“The Eyes and Ears of the Authoritarian Regime: Mass Reporting in China” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2020.1813790) is a new article at JCA by Jue Jiang of the U.S.-Asia Law Institute, School of Law, New York University. The abstract for the paper states: … Continue reading

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Issue 4 for 2020 published

Issue number 4 of Volume 50 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue is the fourth of the Journal’s 50th year anniversary and the second of three special issues due … Continue reading

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Social Movements, Land Rights and Politics in Pakistan

The Ethics of Staying: Social Movements and Land Rights Politics in Pakistan is a book by Mubbashir A. Rizvi and published by Stanford University Press in 2019. The book is reviewed by JCA by Kenneth Bo Nielsen of the Department … Continue reading

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Post-Personalism in Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan

“After Personalism: Rethinking Power Transfers in Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan” (DOI: 10.1080/ 00472336.2020.1772853) is a new article by Luca Anceschi of Central & East European Studies at the University of Glasgow in Scotland. The abstract states: What happens to elites when … Continue reading

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Land Control and Regime Survival in Cambodia

After a publishing hiatus of 7 weeks, we are pleased to advise that papers and reviews are now being processed to online publication. The first to make it through the delays at the publisher is “After the Grab? Land Control … Continue reading

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