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Korean Debates on Colonial Modernisation vs. Colonial Plunder

“The ‘Peculiarities’ of Modernisation In Korea: Revisiting The Debate on ‘Colonial Modernisation’ vs. ‘Colonial Plunder’” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.1953110) is a new article by Hae-Yung Song of the Graduate School of International Studies, Korea University in Seoul. The abstract for the article … Continue reading

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The Structural Power of Business in Korea’s Green Industrial Policy

After a long delay in production, the final article for the Issue 5 Feature Section on state-business relations in Asia is out. “State–Business Relations in Flux: Capturing the Structural Power of Business in South Korea’s Green Industrial Policy” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.1915362) … Continue reading

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Evolving State–Business Relations in Asia

“Evolving State–Business Relations in an Age of Globalisation: An Introduction” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.1934720) is the first, introductory essay for a feature section on state-business relations. It is by the editors of the feature section, Guanie Lim of the National Graduate Institute … Continue reading

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Asia after the Developmental State

Kanishka Jayasuriya of Murdoch University reviews a collection edited by Toby Carroll and Darryl S.L. Jarvis Asia After the Developmental State: Disembedding Autonomy for JCA. The book is published by Cambridge University Press. Jayasuriya writes that the “book is an … Continue reading

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JCA Prize 2019

The editors of the Journal of Contemporary Asia are pleased to announce the annual award for the best article published in 2018. 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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Issue 1 for 2018 published

Issue number 1 in Volume 48 (2018) of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically. It is available from the publisher’s site. This number is a regular issue, featuring research articles, a commentary and book reviews. This … Continue reading

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The End of the Developmental State

Iain Pirie of the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick in the UK has been a keen participant in debates about the developmental state in East Asia. In his new article, “Korea and Taiwan: The … Continue reading

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Demystifying the Park Chung-Hee Myth

In “Demystifying the Park Chung-Hee Myth: Land Reform in the Evolution of Korea’s Developmental State” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1334221), Jong-Sung You of the Australian National University’s Department of Political & Social Change, seeks to unravel some of the underpinnings of claims regarding … Continue reading

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Water and the state in Korea

Jin-Tae Hwang of the Seoul National University Asia Center has a new article available at the JCA publisher’s website. In his article titled, “Changing South Korean Water Policy after Political and Economic Liberalisation” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1266014), Dr Hwang South Korean state … Continue reading

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