Tag Archives: imperialism

States, Civilisations, and the World Order

JCA editor Kevin Hewison has a new review available. He reviews States, Civilisations and the Reset of World Order by By Richard Higgott, and published by Routledge. 50 copies are available for free download to those who are quick. Use … Continue reading

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Geo-Capitalist Conflict and the Politics of Authoritarian Statism

“The Age of Political Disincorporation: Geo-Capitalist Conflict and the Politics of Authoritarian Statism” (DOI: 10.1080/ 00472336.2022.2092535) is a new Review Article for JCA by Kanishka Jayasuriya of Politics and International Studies at Murdoch University in Perth, Australia. The abstract for … Continue reading

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Issue 3 for 2022 published

Volume 52, No. 3 is now available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue includes six research articles and six book reviews. The research articles are: Classical Theory of Imperialism and Contemporary Capitalism by Paramjit Singh Using Labour to Characterise … Continue reading

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The Classical Theory of Imperialism Today

“Classical Theory of Imperialism and Contemporary Capitalism” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.1881988) is a new article for JCA by Paramjit Singh of the Department of Economics, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India. The abstract states: Despite its comprehensiveness, Lenin’s classical analysis of the imperialistic nature … Continue reading

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Establishing Indonesia–PRC Relations, 1949–1950

“Revolution and Recognition in Post-War Asia: Restoring Missing Links in the Establishment of Indonesia–People’s Republic of China Relations, 1949–1950” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2020.1789199) is a new JCA article by Vincent K. L. Chang of the College of History, Southwest University, Chongqing, China. … Continue reading

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50 Years of JCA: Virtual Special Issues

In addition to the virtual special issue “Articles from Current and Former Editors,” as a part of the journal’s 50th Anniversary celebrations, two additional virtual special issues are now available, each with 10-15 papers from the journal over 5 decades. … 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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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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Issue 4 for 2015 published

The latest issue of the Journal of Contemporary Asia is now available online. The issue includes six research articles comprising a Feature Section, two additional research articles, one Commentary and two book reviews. The Feature Section, “Rethinking Resistance: Subaltern Politics … Continue reading

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On imperialism

Co-editor Richard Westra has a new article available from JCA. Titled “In the Tracks of Imperialism” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2015.1034454), the article examines the adequacy of the concept of imperialism for Marxism. Noting that the concept of imperialism is subject to considerable … Continue reading

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