Tag Archives: globalisation

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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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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