Tag Archives: borders

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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Issue 2 for 2019 published

Issue number 2 for Volume 49 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue is a special issue of seven research articles. In addition, the issue includes a commentary and five … Continue reading

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Political Economy of Checkpoints

The Introduction to the forthcoming special issue on Checkpoint Politics in Cross-border Exchanges, “The Political Economy of Border Checkpoints in Shadow Exchanges” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1555273), by the guest editors  Tak-Wing Ngo of the Department of Government and Public Administration, University of … Continue reading

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Political Economy of Border Checkpoints in Shadow Exchanges

The seventh and final article for a forthcoming special issue on Checkpoint Politics in Cross-border Exchanges has been published. “The Political Economy of Border Checkpoints in Shadow Exchanges” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1555273) is by the guest editors for the special issue, Tak-Wing … Continue reading

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Trading across the Thai-Lao Border

“Navigating Small-Scale Trade Across Thai-Lao Border Checkpoints: Legitimacy, Social Relations and Money” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1551559) is by Sarah Elsing, an independent researcher from Berlin. This is the sixth article for a forthcoming special issue on Checkpoint Politics in Cross-border Exchanges. The … Continue reading

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Shadow Economies, State and Trade on the Cambodia-Vietnam Frontier

“Shadow Economies and the State: A Comparison of Cassava and Timber Networks on the Cambodia-Vietnam Frontier” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1545917) is a new article by Sango Mahanty of the Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University in Canberra. This is … Continue reading

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Borders and Bazaars in Central Asia

A second article in a forthcoming special issue on Checkpoint Politics in Cross-border Exchanges is now available at the publisher’s site for JCA. “Between Border and Bazaar: Central Asia’s Informal Economy” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1532017) is by Hasan H. Karrar of the … Continue reading

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China–Africa Mobility and Sojourning

Heidi Østbø Haugen is the author of “China–Africa Exports: Governance Through Mobility and Sojourning” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1517897). Heidi is with the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, University of Oslo, in Norway. This is the first article in a special … Continue reading

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Myanmar’s border areas, maritime and mountain

Ashley South is based at the Centre for Ethnic Studies and Development at Chiang Mai University.  In a new review at the JCA publisher’s website he has a new review of Su-Ann Oh’s collection, Myanmar’s mountain and maritime borderscapes: local … Continue reading

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Japan’s border issues

Geoffrey C. Gunn has a new book review published at the JCA publisher’s website. In it, he reviews Akihiro Iwashita’s Japan’s Border Issues: Pitfalls and Prospects (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1148189). Based upon an earlier Japanese-language edition, this book, by an established expert … Continue reading

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