Tag Archives: political economy

Capital Accumulation in the “Lucky Country”: The Commonwealth Period

“Capital Accumulation in the ‘Lucky Country’: Australia from the ‘Sheep’s Back’ to the ‘Quarry Economy.’ Part II: The Commonwealth Period” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2022.2065335) is the second part of an article by Nicolas Grinberg of CONICET, Buenos Aires, and UNSAM, San Martin, … Continue reading

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Capital Accumulation in the “Lucky Country”: The Colonial Period

“Capital Accumulation in the “Lucky Country”: Australia from the “Sheep’s Back” to the “Quarry Economy.” Part I: The Colonial Period” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2022.2032800) is the first installment of a two-part article on Australia by Nicolas Grinberg of CONICET, Buenos Aires, and … Continue reading

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Corruption and Accumulation in Vietnam

“Vietnamese Patterns of Corruption and Accumulation: Research Puzzles” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2022.2037010) is an article by Adam Fforde of the Asia Institute at the  University of Melbourne, and Victoria Institute of Strategic Economic Studies, Victoria University, in Australia. The article abstract states: … Continue reading

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Higher Education in Indonesia

JCA editorial board member Andrew Rosser is with the Asia Institute at Melbourne University. He has a new article available: “Higher Education in Indonesia: The Political Economy of Institution-Level Governance” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.2010120). The paper is available for free download for … Continue reading

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Issue 5 for 2021 published

Issue number 5 of Volume 51 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue includes a feature section, two other research articles and four book reviews. The articles in the feature … Continue reading

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Forests, Sustainability and Political Economy in Indonesia

Forest Conservation and Sustainability in Indonesia: A Political Economy Study of International Governance Failure is a new book by Bernice Maxton-Lee and published by Routledge. The book is reviewed for JCA by editorial board member Paul K. Gellert of the … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Bruce McFarlane

Bruce McFarlane was a member of the editorial board and a co-editor of the Journal of Contemporary Asia from 1970 to 2005. His articles for JCA are currently available for free download. In the spirit of the journal’s 50th anniversary … Continue reading

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A New Political Economy of Southeast Asia

Paul Cammack of the Global Development Institute at the University of Manchester has a new book review with JCA. He reviews The Political Economy of Southeast Asia: Politics and Uneven Development under Hyperglobalisation edited by Toby Carroll, Shahar Hameiri and … Continue reading

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Crisis and political economy

Bristol University Press and Policy Press have created a collection of articles which examine economic crises and their effects on policy, poverty and social justice. All of the articles in this collection are free to read until 31 October.  The collection features over 50 articles from … Continue reading

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Malaysia’s political economy

Long-time contributor and member of the editorial board, Alec Gordon has contributed a new review, this time of The Development of Malaysian Capitalism: From British Rule to the Present Day for JCA. This book is authored by another JCA contributor, … Continue reading

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