Tag Archives: Labour

Bosses, Beggars, and Work on the Streets of Dhaka

“Beggar Bosses on the Streets of Dhaka” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2022.2135580) is a new article by David Jackman of the Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford. The abstract for the paper states: Public characterisations of begging tend in two directions: … Continue reading

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Varieties of Capitalism: South Korea and Hong Kong Compared

“East Asian Varieties of Capitalism and Socio-Economic Inequality: South Korea and Hong Kong Compared” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2022.2105738) is a new and open-access article for JCA. It is authored by Yin-Wah Chu of the Department of Sociology, Hong Kong Baptist University, Baptist … Continue reading

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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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Overwork and deliveries in Korea during COVID

“Death from Overwork in a Time of Pandemic: How Delivery Work Became a Locus of Public Debate in South Korea” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2022.2092885) is a new article for JCA by Yuki Asahina of the Graduate School of International and Area Studies, … Continue reading

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Formalising and Informalising Labour in Vietnam

Joe Buckley is an independent researcher, based in United Kingdom, with a recent SOAS PhD. His new article for JCA is “Formalising and Informalising Labour in Vietnam” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.2016244). Because the paper was long delayed in production, the publisher has … 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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Chinese Labour Law: For Capital or Labour?

“Weapon of Resistance or Tool of Control? Chinese Labour Law in a Post-Strike Era” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.1919912) is a newly-published article for JCA. The article is authored by Siqi Luo and Bo Zhao, both at the Center for Chinese Public Administration … Continue reading

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Labour and Rubber Farming in Thailand

“Using Labour to Characterise Forms of Agriculture: A Thai Family Rubber Farming Case Study” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.1901958) is a new article authored by Benedicte Chambon, based at l’Institut Agro, CIHEAM in France, Pierre-Marie Bosc of the FAO in Rome, Italy, Cedric … 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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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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