Tag Archives: authoritarianism

Gambling on Development

In a new review for JCA, Scott MacWilliam of the Department of Pacific Affairs, ANU College of Asia & the Pacific, at the Australian National University, looks at Gambling on Development: Why Some Countries Win and Others Lose by Stefan … Continue reading

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Participatory Village Governance in Indonesia

“Indonesia’s New Developmental State: Interrogating Participatory Village Governance” (DOI: 10.1080/ 00472336.2022.2089904) is a new article by Muhammad Syukri of SMERU Research Institute, Jakarta, Indonesia. The abstract for the paper is: This article analyses the implementation of the New Developmental State … Continue reading

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Issue 1 for 2022 published

After quite a delay, Volume 52, No. 1 is out and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue includes the JCA Prize announcement, six research articles, a commentary and three book reviews. The contents are: The Journal of … Continue reading

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Entrenching authoritarianism in Thailand

“Entrenching authoritarianism in Thailand” is a short article by JCA editor Kevin Hewison. It is free to view at East Asia Forum.

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Cambodia’s Regal Authoritarianism

A new article has (finally) become available. “A Regal Authoritarian Turn in Cambodia” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.1974078) is by Astrid Norén-Nilsson of the Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies at Lund University in Sweden. The abstract for the paper states: Cambodia’s … Continue reading

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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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