Tag Archives: Michele Ford

Labour and Politics in Cambodia

“Labour and Electoral Politics in Cambodia” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.1963810) is a new article by Kristy Ward and Michele Ford, both of the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre, The University of Sydney in Australia. The abstract states: In 2013, the Cambodian People’s Party … Continue reading

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Reading on Myanmar’s Political Economy

Given the situation in Myanmar following the February 2021 military coup, we have made three JCA articles free to access for a month or so. The articles are: The Political Economy of Myanmar’s Transition by Lee Jones Building Governance from … 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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From Migrant to Worker

In a new review for JCA, Jan-Jan Soon of the School of Economics, Finance & Banking at the Universiti Utara Malaysia looks at From Migrant to Worker: Global Unions and Temporary Labor Migration in Asia by Michele Ford and published … Continue reading

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Issue 1 for 2016 published

The latest issue of the Journal of Contemporary Asia is now available online. The issue includes five research articles, two review articles and ten book reviews. This is an unusual issue as we move to a new format in the … Continue reading

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Myanmar: From Cronyism to Oligarchy?

In a new article posted at the JCA website, Michele Ford, Michael Gillan and Htwe Htwe Thein discuss business and cronyism in contemporary Myanmar. Their article “From Cronyism to Oligarchy? Privatisation and Business Elites in Myanmar” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2015.1072731), examines how … Continue reading

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