Tag Archives: Richard Westra

Periodizing Capitalism and Capitalist Extinction

JCA co-editor Richard Westra’s latest book, Periodizing Capitalism and Capitalist Extinction offers the first systematic exposition and critique of the major approaches to periodizing capitalism, bringing to bear both deep rooted theoretical questions and meticulous empirical analysis to grapple with … Continue reading

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On the agrarian question

Richard Westra is a co-editor of JCA and is affiliated with the Center for Macau Studies, University of Macau. His latest article is with the newly relaunched The Japanese Political Economy and is titled “An Unoist perspective on the agrarian … Continue reading

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Co-editors meet at University of Macau

The editor and co-editors have met at the Centre for Macau Studies at the University of Macau to discuss the progress of the journal and to present papers at a JCA workshop, hosted by Associate Professor Agnes Lam, Director of … Continue reading

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Critical Realism and the Social Science of Marxian Economics

JCA co-editor Richard Westra has a new paper available with the Review of Radical Political Economics. Available for free download, “Roy Bhaskar’s Critical Realism and the Social Science of Marxian Economics,” comes with an abstract that states: This article supports claims … Continue reading

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Issue 1 for 2018 published

Issue number 1 in Volume 48 (2018) of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically. It is available from the publisher’s site. This number is a regular issue, featuring research articles, a commentary and book reviews. This … Continue reading

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Commodifying labour power in China

JCA co-editor Richard Westra, from the Graduate School of Law, Nagoya University in Japan, has a new Commentary available from the publisher’s website. “A Theoretical Note on Commodification of Labour Power in China and the Global Putting-Out System” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1324040) … Continue reading

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Westra on China

JCA co-editor, Richard Westra has an op-ed at The World Financial Review. Titled “China Down: The Weight of the Past on China’s Struggle for Development,” the opening paragraph states: Dr. Richard Westra historically contextualises China’s 21st century meteoric growth in … Continue reading

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