Tag Archives: globalisation

China and Globalization

JCA editorial board member Kosmas Tsokhas has a new review available, looking at the Handbook on China and Globalization, edited by Huiyao Wang and Lu Miao and published by Edward Elgar. Tsokhas concentrates his review on the competition between the … Continue reading

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Korea’s Global Saemaul Undong

“Exporting the Will to Compete in Korea’s Global Saemaul Undong” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.2016227) is a new article by Juliette Schwak of the Division of Communication, History and Politics at Franklin University Switzerland, Sorengo, Switzerland. The abstract states: This article analyses the … Continue reading

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Issue 5 for 2021 published

Issue number 5 of Volume 51 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue includes a feature section, two other research articles and four book reviews. The articles in the feature … Continue reading

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Bhutan and Gross National Happiness

“The Two Faces of Gross National Happiness: Can Bhutan’s Nation-Building Strategy Also Be a Sustainable Alternative Development Paradigm?” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.1933139) is a new article by Helena See, an independent scholar based in London. This is the first article that JCA … Continue reading

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Globalisation and Asia

Routledge have put together a package of articles on the broad topic of globalization and with all the articles being about Asia. It includes a couple of articles from JCA. There’s a heavy focus on China. All the articles are … Continue reading

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Globalisation, Inequality and Institutions in Colonial Indonesia

“Globalisation, Inequality and Institutions in West Sumatra and West Java, 1800–1940” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2020.1765189) is a new, open access article by Pim de Zwart of the Rural and Environmental History Group, Wageningen University, Netherlands. The abstract for the article is: How … Continue reading

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Neo-Liberalism, the Unelected and Policymaking in Thailand

In a new JCA article “Neo-Liberalism, the Rise of the Unelected and Policymaking in Thailand: The Case of the Medical Tourism Industry” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336. 2020.1740294), Kaewkamol Pitakdumrongkit of the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and Guanie … Continue reading

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East Asia in the Global Economy

The sixth article for a forthcoming Special Issue on Marxism in Asia, guest edited by Richard Westra has been published. As the Introduction for the Special Issue, “East Asia in the Global Economy: Theoretical and Empirical Questions for Marxism” (DOI: … Continue reading

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On “Chineseness”

Justin Wu is a doctoral candidate in the Department of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has reviewed Allen Chun’s Forget Chineseness: On the Geopolitics of Cultural Identification, published by the State University of New … Continue reading

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Trump and US Deficits

JCA co-editor Richard Westra has an op-ed on this topic at countercurrents.org. It begins: “President Trumps’ histrionics over the US trade deficit seem oblivious to the fact that neocon policymakers had already chosen decades ago amongst paths to ‘make America … Continue reading

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