Tag Archives: Korea

Issue 4 for 2022 published

Volume 52, No. 4 is now available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue includes six research articles and six book reviews. The research articles are: Labour and Electoral Politics in Cambodia by Kristy Ward & Michele Ford Multiple Careers: … 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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Korea’s Global Saemaul Undong

“Exporting the Will to Compete in Korea’s Global Saemaul Undong” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.2016227) is a new article by Juliette Schwak of the Division of Communication, History and Politics at Franklin University Switzerland, Sorengo, Switzerland. The abstract states: This article analyses the … Continue reading

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Journal of Contemporary Asia Prize, 2021

The editors of the Journal of Contemporary Asia are pleased to announce the annual award for the best article published in 2020. The judging panel awarded the Journal of Contemporary Asia Prize of $1,000, a letter of commendation and a … Continue reading

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JCA Prize 2019

The editors of the Journal of Contemporary Asia are pleased to announce the annual award for the best article published in 2018. The judging panel awarded the Journal of Contemporary Asia Prize of $1,000, a letter of commendation and a … Continue reading

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Issue 1 for 2019 published

Issue number 1 for Volume 49 of the journal, the first for 2019, has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This number of the journal is a collection of six research articles, one commentary and … Continue reading

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Conservative Asia

The Introduction to the special issue “Crisis, Populism and Right-wing Politics in Asia,” has been published. The special issue is guest edited by Priya Chacko of Politics and International Studies at Adelaide University and Kanishka Jayasuriya of Murdoch University’s Politics … Continue reading

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Authoritarian Statism, New Right and Asia’s Conservative Democracies

The first article for a new special collection edited by Priya Chacko and Kanishka Jayasuriya to be titled “Crisis, Populism and Right-wing Politics in Asia” has been published. Authored by guest co-editor Jayasuriya, “Authoritarian Statism and the New Right in … Continue reading

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Demystifying the Park Chung-Hee Myth

In “Demystifying the Park Chung-Hee Myth: Land Reform in the Evolution of Korea’s Developmental State” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1334221), Jong-Sung You of the Australian National University’s Department of Political & Social Change, seeks to unravel some of the underpinnings of claims regarding … Continue reading

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Gender, law and precarity in Korea

In a new article at JCA, Joohee Lee of the Department of Sociology at Ewha Womens University, South Korea writes on labour protection laws and their impacts on women. “More Protection, Still Gendered: The Effects of Non-Standard Employment Protection Acts … Continue reading

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