Tag Archives: Democracy

W(h)ither Democracy?

The Journal of Australian Political Economy has a massive special issue that should be of interest for JCA readers. It is free to download and includes a paper by JCA co-editor Richard Westra: SPECIAL ISSUE – W(H)ITHER DEMOCRACY? REVISITING NEOLIBERALISM … Continue reading

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Populism and Democracy

Bristol University Press has made a selection of its journal articles available for free download. The theme is Populism and Democracy. It’s introduction states: In recent years we have seen a decline of traditional forms of political engagement. As public … Continue reading

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Inequality, Politics and Representation in the Philippines and Singapore

“Inequality and Political Representation in the Philippines and Singapore” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1607531) is a new article by Garry Rodan of the College of Arts, Business, Law and Social Sciences, Murdoch University and the School of Political Science and International Studies, The … Continue reading

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Land Grabbing in China and India

“Land Grabbing in an Autocracy and a Multi-Party Democracy: China and India Compared” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1569253) is a new article by Lynette H. Ong of the Department of Political Science, University of Toronto, Canada. The abstract for the paper states: Both … Continue reading

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Writing and Using the History of Thailand’s 1932 Revolution

“The Unruly Past: History and Historiography of the 1932 Thai Revolution” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1556319) is a new article by Arjun Subrahmanyan of the School of Arts at Murdoch University in Australia. The abstract for the article states: The monarchy and the … Continue reading

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Councillors and Voters in India

Tanya Jakimow of the School of Social Sciences at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia has a new article at JCA, titled “The ‘Servants’ of Dehradun: A Changing Relationship between Municipal Councillors and Voters in India” (DOI: … Continue reading

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State-managed Participation

A new review by Edward Aspinall of the Department of Political and Social Change, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs at the Australian National University looks at Participation without Democracy: Containing Conflict in Southeast Asia. Published by Cornell University … Continue reading

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Islamic Populism and Right-Wing Politics in Indonesia

Islam, populism and the political right seem to topics of great interest in the current epoch.  In an article for a special collection edited by Priya Chacko and Kanishka Jayasuriya to be titled “Crisis, Populism and Right-wing Politics in Asia,” … Continue reading

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Duterte’s Authoritarianism and Populism

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has created considerable controversy since he assumed his position after a stunning election victory in May 2016. From a murderous War on Drugs to threats to break the country’s alliance with the United States, Duterte’s actions … Continue reading

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Democracy, Inequality and Corruption

Eric Chang from the Department of Political Science at Michigan State University has reviewed Jong-Sung You’s new book from Cambridge University Press, Democracy, Inequality and Corruption: Korea, Taiwan and the Philippines Compared. In his review for the Journal of Contemporary … Continue reading

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