Tag Archives: development

Duterte’s Violent Populism

“Duterte’s Violent Populism: Mass Murder, Political Legitimacy and the ‘Death of Development’ in the Philippines” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.1910859) is a new article by Mark R. Thompson of the Department of Asian and International Studies, City University of Hong Kong. The abstract … 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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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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Capitalism, Production and Conflict in Southeast Asia’s Development

“Capitalism, Conflict and Contradiction: Southeast Asia’s Development and the Reorganisation of Production” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2020. 1734227) is a new and important article authored by JCA co-editor Toby Carroll of the Department of Asian and International Studies, City University of Hong Kong. … Continue reading

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Competitive Connectivity and Obsolete Development Agendas in Asia

In the Commentary, “Old Wine in New Bottles? How Competitive Connectivity Revitalises an Obsolete Development Agenda in Asia” (DOI:10.1080/00472336.2019.1705878), Jürgen Rüland of the Department of Political Science, University of Freiburg, Germany, writes of the unacceptably high social costs associated with … Continue reading

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Free access to The political economy of dowry in Bangladesh

In a new article published at the JCA website, the University of Bath’s Sarah C. White examines the question of dowries in Bangladesh. The paper can be freely accessed at the JCA website. The abstract to Patriarchal Investments: Marriage, Dowry … Continue reading

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Agrarian societies and change

Melissa Johnston, a PhD student at Murdoch University’s Asia Research Centre, has reviewed Tanya Jakimow’s book Decentring Development: Understanding Change in Agrarian Societies (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1138272). Jakimow asks: How do agrarian societies respond to development? Johnston says the book is “an … Continue reading

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Development studies downloads

JCA readers may be interested in free downloads available at a Routledge Development Studies page. It includes articles from: – Canadian Journal of Development Studies – Journal of Development Effectiveness – Journal of Development Studies – Journal of Human Development and Capabilities – Journal … Continue reading

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Reviewing Fforde on Development Economics

Bill Lucarelli, a recent author at JCA, has also contributed a new book review. This review examines Adam Fforde’s recent Understanding Development Economics, published by Routledge in 2013. Fforde has also been a JCA contributor in the past and is … Continue reading

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The Political Economy of South Korean Long-Term Development

JCA has published many articles that examine the industrial development that has taken place in South Korea in recent decades. The most recent is by Nicolas Grinberg of SOAS who uses a Marxist lens to re-evaluate this development. The abstract … Continue reading

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