Tag Archives: labour politics

Researching under authoritarian regimes

With authoritarianism becoming entrenched in Asia and democratic regimes attracted by repressive political strategies, it is appropriate to consider research strategies. “Reflections on Conducting Fieldwork under Digital Surveillance: Investigating Labour Politics in China’s Tech Industry” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.1955293) is a timely … Continue reading

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Indonesian labour

In a new book review Olle Törnquist of the Department of Political Science at the University of Oslo looks at Labor and Politics in Indonesia by Teri L. Caraway and Michele Ford and published by Cambridge University Press. Under Suharto’s … Continue reading

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Production Politics and Migrant Labour Advocacy in Singapore

Charanpal S. Bal, who recently completed his PhD at Murdoch University’s Asia Research Centre, has published his first major journal article with JCA. The article examines the issue of migrant workers in Singapore. Charan’s abstract states: Since 2005, NGO activism, … Continue reading

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