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Vacant in the Chinese city

Christian Sorace and William Hurst have a new article at the JCA publisher’s website. “China’s Phantom Urbanisation and the Pathology of Ghost Cities” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2015.1115532) examines China’s “ghost cities” – build it and they will come cities – and constant … Continue reading

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The political economy of aid

Stephen Bates of Birmingham University has reviewed a 2014 Palgrave Macmillan book at JCA. The Political Economy and the Aid Industry in Asia (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2015.1051313) is written by Jane Hutchison, Wil Hout, Caroline Hughes and Richard Robison. In general terms, … Continue reading

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The Political Economy of South Korean Long-Term Development

JCA has published many articles that examine the industrial development that has taken place in South Korea in recent decades. The most recent is by Nicolas Grinberg of SOAS who uses a Marxist lens to re-evaluate this development. The abstract … Continue reading

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