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Foreign Labour Policy and Manufacturing Employment in Malaysia

“Foreign Labour Policy and Employment in Manufacturing: The Case of Malaysia” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2020.1759675) is a new article by Evelyn S. Devadason of the Faculty of Economics & Administration, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The abstract for the paper states: … Continue reading

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Working in Vietnam and China

Kaxton Siu is with the Department of Applied Social Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Jonathan Unger is at the Department of Political and Social Change, College of Asia & the Pacific, Australian National University. They have a new article … Continue reading

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Issue 5 for 2018 published

Issue number 5 for Volume 48 (2018) of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This number of the journal is a special issue. It also features one additional research article and two … Continue reading

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Working on the Border

In a new book review, Kyoko Kusakabe of the Department of Development and Sustainability at the Asian Institute of Technology in Thailand discusses Border Capitalism, Disrupted: Precarity and Struggle in a Southeast Asian Industrial Zone, authored by Stephen Campbell. Published … Continue reading

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South Asia and Migration

In a new review at the JCA publisher’s website, Diotima Chattoraj reviews Borders and Mobility in South Asia and Beyond edited by Reece Jones and Md. Azmeary Ferdoush. The book is published by Amsterdam University Press. Chattoraj begins with the … Continue reading

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Families, Caring and Filipina Migrants

In a new book review at the JCA publisher’s site, Jan-Jan Soon of the School of Economics, Finance & Banking at Universiti Utara Malaysia considers The Labor of Care: Filipina Migrants and Transnational Families in the Digital Age. Authored by … Continue reading

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Thailand’s Politics and Motorcycle Taxis

JCA Editor-in-chief Kevin Hewison reviews Claudio Sopranzetti’s Owners of the Map. Motorcycle Taxi Drivers, Mobility, and Politics in Bangkok, published by the University of California Press. Hewison says this is an exciting book in that the reader is taken on … Continue reading

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