Tag Archives: globalisation

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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Australia moves to the right

Another article in the special collection edited by Priya Chacko and Kanishka Jayasuriya. to be titled “Crisis, Populism and Right-wing Politics in Asia,” has been published. The University of Adelaide’s Carol Johnson has authored a paper that assesses the rise … Continue reading

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A Marxist Perspective on Exiting Globalisation

In a new Review Article at the JCA publisher’s website, John R. Bell of the School of Business at Toronto’s Seneca College looks at JCA co-editor Richard Westra’s book Exit from Globalization, published by Routledge in 2015. Quoting the abstract … Continue reading

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Power and Ownership in Global Capitalism

In a new Review Article available at the JCA publisher’s website, Sean Kenji Starrs of the Department of Asian and International Studies at the City University of Hong Kong, considers issues raised by his reading of Jeb Sprague’s edited volume, … Continue reading

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