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Competitive Connectivity and Obsolete Development Agendas in Asia

In the Commentary, “Old Wine in New Bottles? How Competitive Connectivity Revitalises an Obsolete Development Agenda in Asia” (DOI:10.1080/00472336.2019.1705878), Jürgen Rüland of the Department of Political Science, University of Freiburg, Germany, writes of the unacceptably high social costs associated with … Continue reading

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Authoritarianism in Asia

In a new book review for JCA, Michael D. Barr of the College of Business, Government and Law at Flinders University in Australia has reviewed Authoritarian Modernism in East Asia by Mark R. Thompson, and published by Palgrave Macmillan. While … Continue reading

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China’s Futures

In a new review, JCA editor Kevin Hewison looks at David Shambaugh’s latest book, China’s Future, published by Polity Press (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1269512). Written in an engaging manner by one of the foremost scholars of China’s contemporary politics, the book is … Continue reading

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