Tag Archives: inequality

Wages of Burman-ness: Contradictions of Privilege in Myanmar

“Revisiting the Wages of Burman-ness: Contradictions of Privilege in Myanmar” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021. 1962390) is a new article by Stephen Campbell of the School of Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and Elliott Prasse-Freeman of the Department of Sociology, National University … Continue reading

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Issue 4 for 2021 published

Issue number 4 of Volume 51 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue features six articles and five book reviews. The articles are: Challenging Hegemony: Nurhadi-Aldo and the 2019 Election … Continue reading

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Issue 1 for 2021 published

Issue number 1 of Volume 51 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue has a Feature Section on  South Korea, Inequality and Labour. The articles in this feature are: Rising … 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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Crazy Rich Thais (free download)

Update: Now available for free download, but only for a short time. Kevin Hewison has a new article with JCA. “Crazy Rich Thais: Thailand’s Capitalist Class, 1980–2019” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1647942). As well as being editor-in-chief of the journal, Kevin is with … Continue reading

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Inequality, Politics and Representation in the Philippines and Singapore

“Inequality and Political Representation in the Philippines and Singapore” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1607531) is a new article by Garry Rodan of the College of Arts, Business, Law and Social Sciences, Murdoch University and the School of Political Science and International Studies, The … Continue reading

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Inequality in Malaysia

“Is Inequality Really Declining in Malaysia?” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1551560) is a new article at the JCA publisher’s website. It is authored by Hwok-Aun Lee of the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore and Muhammed Abdul Khalid of the Centre for … Continue reading

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Labour Market Reform in Japan

Jiyeoun Song of the Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University, South Korea is the author of a new article, “Japan’s Contested Labour Market Reform” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1540720). The article’s abstract states: Over the past few decades, Japan’s labour market … Continue reading

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Assessing FDI and the Chinese Economy

In another book review on China, Kosmas Tsokhas writes about Foreign Direct Investment and the Chinese Economy: A Critical Assessment by Chunlai Chen, of The Australian National University and published by Edward Elgar. Foreign direct investment (FDI) of US$1.6 trillion … 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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