Tag Archives: class analysis

Wages of Burman-ness: Contradictions of Privilege in Myanmar

“Revisiting the Wages of Burman-ness: Contradictions of Privilege in Myanmar” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021. 1962390) is a new article by Stephen Campbell of the School of Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and Elliott Prasse-Freeman of the Department of Sociology, National University … Continue reading

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Drums of War, Drums of Development

Drums of War, Drums of Development. The Formation of a Pacific Ruling Class and Industrial Transformation in East and Southeast Asia, 1945–1980 is a mammoth 700+ page book by Jim Glassman, published by Brill. It is reviewed by JCA’s editor, … Continue reading

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After Thailand’s Coup

In a new review, Editor-in-chief Kevin Hewison of the Department of Asian Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Centre for Macau Studies at the University of Macau, looks at a new collection published by Singapore’s ISEAS. … Continue reading

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