Tag Archives: Japan

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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Japan’s “Lost Decades”

“From the ‘Lost Decades’ to the Organic Crisis of Post-1990s Japan” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2022.2032280) is an article by Myles Carroll of the Faculty of Core Research, Ochanomizu University, Tokyo, Japan. The abstract states: This article argues that, since the 1990s, Japan … Continue reading

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Precarious Asia: Capitalism and Work

Precarious Asia: Global Capitalism and Work in Japan, South Korea, and Indonesia is a new Stanford University Press book authored by Arne L. Kalleberg, Kevin Hewison and Kwang-Yeong Shin. It is reviewed for JCA by Jenny Chan. The book, Chan … Continue reading

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Issue 1 for 2022 published

After quite a delay, Volume 52, No. 1 is out and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue includes the JCA Prize announcement, six research articles, a commentary and three book reviews. The contents are: The Journal of … Continue reading

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Japan’s Political Economy

The Japanese Economy is a new book by Hiroaki Richard Watanabe and published by Agenda Publishing. It is reviewed by Kwang-Yeong Shin of the Department of Sociology, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea. The book covers the political economy of Japan from … Continue reading

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Women Students and Japan’s New Left

Jan Bardsley of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has reviewed the book Coed Revolution: The Female Student in the Japanese New Left, authored by By Chelsea Szendi Schieder and published by Duke University Press. Most histories of … 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 3 for 2021 published

Issue number 3 of Volume 51 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue features six articles, a Commentary and three book reviews. The articles are: After the Grab? Land Control … Continue reading

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Civil Society and State in Democratic East Asia

Civil Society and the State in Democratic East Asia: Between Entanglement and Contention in Post High Growth is a collection edited by David Chiavacci, Simona Grano and Julia Obinger, published by Amsterdam University Press in 2020. It is reviewed for … Continue reading

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Capital Taxation in Japan and South Korea

“Capital Taxation in Japan and South Korea (1990s–2010s): Similar Outcomes, Different Trajectories” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2020. 1823454) is a new JCA article by Sung Ho Park of the Department of International Relations, Yonsei University Mirae Campus, Gangwon-do, South Korea. The abstract for … Continue reading

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