Tag Archives: Neo-liberalism

W(h)ither Democracy?

The Journal of Australian Political Economy has a massive special issue that should be of interest for JCA readers. It is free to download and includes a paper by JCA co-editor Richard Westra: SPECIAL ISSUE – W(H)ITHER DEMOCRACY? REVISITING NEOLIBERALISM … Continue reading

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Transnational Labour Regimes and Neo-Liberal Development in Cambodia

“Transnational Labour Regimes and Neo-Liberal Development in Cambodia” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2020.1859122) is JCA’s first article published in 2021. It is authored by Dae-Oup Chang of the Global Korean Studies programme at Sogang University in Seoul, South Korea. The abstract states: This … 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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Japanese Agriculture and Capitalism

“Japanese Agriculture and Capital Expansion: The Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Global Food Value Chain Strategy” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2020.1788120) is a new article for JCA by independent scholar Akiko Horita, based in Auckland, New Zealand. The abstract for the article states: This … Continue reading

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Neo-Liberalism, the Unelected and Policymaking in Thailand

In a new JCA article “Neo-Liberalism, the Rise of the Unelected and Policymaking in Thailand: The Case of the Medical Tourism Industry” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336. 2020.1740294), Kaewkamol Pitakdumrongkit of the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and Guanie … Continue reading

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Neo-Liberal Agriculture and Smallholder Indebtedness in Bangladesh

“Commercial Micro-Credit, Neo-Liberal Agriculture and Smallholder Indebtedness: Three Bangladesh Villages” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1696386) is a new JCA article. It is authored by Manoj Misra of the Department of Social Sciences, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, USA. The abstract for the paper … Continue reading

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Neo-Liberal Labour Repression

“Neo-Liberal Methods of Labour Repression: Privatised Violence and Dispossessive Litigation in Korea” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1663552) is a new article for JCA by Yoonkyung Lee of the Department of Sociology, University of Toronto in Canada. The paper is a significant contribution to … Continue reading

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Class and Inequality in South Korea

Hagen Koo is with the Department of Sociology at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, USA. His latest article is “Rising Inequality and Shifting Class Boundaries in South Korea in the Neo-Liberal Era” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1663242). The abstract for the … Continue reading

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East Asia in the Global Economy

The sixth article for a forthcoming Special Issue on Marxism in Asia, guest edited by Richard Westra has been published. As the Introduction for the Special Issue, “East Asia in the Global Economy: Theoretical and Empirical Questions for Marxism” (DOI: … Continue reading

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Neo-liberalism and Higher Education in Indonesia

Inaya Rakhmani of the Department of Communication in the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Indonesia, has a new article with JCA. It is: “Reproducing Academic Insularity in a Time of Neo-liberal Markets: The Case of Social Science Research … Continue reading

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