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Development and Global Value Chains

In a new book review for JCA, Yvette To of the Department of Asian and International Studies at the City University of Hong Kong discusses Development with Global Value Chains: Upgrading and Innovation in Asia, edited by Dev Nathan of … Continue reading

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The Rise of E-commerce in China

The latest article published at the JCA publisher’s website takes a look at the rise of e-commerce with a focus on China. The article is “E-Commerce and Industrial Upgrading in the Chinese Apparel Value Chain” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1481220). It is authored … Continue reading

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Commodifying labour power in China

JCA co-editor Richard Westra, from the Graduate School of Law, Nagoya University in Japan, has a new Commentary available from the publisher’s website. “A Theoretical Note on Commodification of Labour Power in China and the Global Putting-Out System” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1324040) … Continue reading

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Making motorcycles in Vietnam

In a new article, “Local Value Chain Development in Vietnam: Motorcycles, Technical Learning and Rents Management” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1214744), Christine Ngoc Ngo of the Department of Economics at the University of Denver writes about the development of the motorcycle industry in … Continue reading

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Making phones: Globalisation and mobile phone manufacturing in East Asia

A new article has just posted to the JCA publisher’s website. “Globalization and Divergent Paths of Industrial Development: Mobile Phone Manufacturing in China, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2015.1102314), is by Joonkoo Lee, Jong-Cheol Kim and Jinho Lim. The … Continue reading

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