Tag Archives: Myanmar

Economic Survival in Myanmar

Everyday Economic Survival in Myanmar is authored by political scientist Ardeth Maung Thawnghmung and recently published by the University of Wisconsin Press. As Stephen Campbell of the School of Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, writes in his review of the … Continue reading

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Myanmar and the Rohingya Crisis

Myanmar’s “Rohingya” Conflict is a new book authored by Anthony Ware and Costas Laoutides for the publisher, Hurst. It is reviewed for JCA by Ashley South. South states that this is a “balanced, concise and theoretically coherent volume [that] will … Continue reading

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Rubber and Precarity in Northern Laos and Northern Myanmar

A second article in a special issue on Precarity in Asia has been published. “Precarity and Vulnerability: Rubber Plantations in Northern Laos and Northern Shan State, Myanmar” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1554161) is authored by Kyoko Kusakabe of Gender and Development Studies, Department … Continue reading

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Precarity and Reciprocity in Myanmar

A first article in a new special issue on Precarity in Asia has been published. “Networks of Reciprocity: Precarity and Community Social Organisations in Rural Myanmar” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1542450) is by Michael Griffiths of the Social Policy & Poverty Research Group, … 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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Political Economy of China’s “Near-Abroad”

“The Development-Insecurity Nexus in China’s Near-Abroad: Rethinking Cross-Border Economic Integration in an Era of State Transformation” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2018.1502802) is a new article available at the publisher’s website. It is authored by Shahar Hameiri of the School of Political Science and International … 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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