Tag Archives: Labour

Open Access Books

We have noticed that Routledge is making some of its books open access. We are not sure exactly how to find them all, but in searching the publisher’s site we found two that may be of interest for JCA readers. … Continue reading

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Issue 1 for 2018 published

Issue number 1 in Volume 48 (2018) of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically. It is available from the publisher’s site. This number is a regular issue, featuring research articles, a commentary and book reviews. This … Continue reading

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Anti-sweatshop Campaigns between China and Hong Kong

A new paper by Yi Xu of Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou and Chris King-Chi Chan of the City University of Hong Kong is now available at the JCA publisher’s webpage. Conductive Activism: Anti-Sweatshop Campaigns across Hong Kong and Mainland … Continue reading

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Unfree Labour and Coffee in Colonial Indonesia

In a new review at JCA, long-time Editorial Board member Alec Gordon  reviews Jan Breman’s Mobilizing Labour for the Global Coffee Market: Profits from an Unfree Work Regime in Colonial Java, published by the Amsterdam University Press in 2015. The … Continue reading

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Commodifying labour power in China

JCA co-editor Richard Westra, from the Graduate School of Law, Nagoya University in Japan, has a new Commentary available from the publisher’s website. “A Theoretical Note on Commodification of Labour Power in China and the Global Putting-Out System” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1324040) … Continue reading

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Neo-liberalism and Mining in India

Matilde Adduci of the Dipartimento di Culture, Politica e Società at the University of Turin has a new article, just made available at the JCA publisher’s page. Neo-Liberalism, Mining and Labour in the Indian State of Odisha: Outlining a Political … 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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