Tag Archives: Singapore

Issue 4 of 2019 published

Issue number 4 of Volume 49 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This is a special issue titled Precarious Work, Precarious Lives: The Nature and Experience of Precarity in Asia and … Continue reading

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Complicit Networks and Precarity in Singapore

A fifth article for an upcoming special issue on Precarity in Asia is Chuanfei Chin‘s “Precarious Work and its Complicit Network: Migrant Labour in Singapore” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1572209). Chuanfei is from the Department of Philosophy, National University of Singapore. The abstract … Continue reading

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On “Chineseness”

Justin Wu is a doctoral candidate in the Department of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has reviewed Allen Chun’s Forget Chineseness: On the Geopolitics of Cultural Identification, published by the State University of New … 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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Bangladeshi migrants and Singapore

Bangladeshi Migration to Singapore: A Process-Oriented Approach, a new book from Springer, is reviewed by Mathew Mathews of the Institute of Policy Studies, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. Mathews observes that: “In … Continue reading

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Production Politics and Migrant Labour

In a new review, labour specialist Andrew Brown reviews Production Politics and Migrant Labour Regimes: Guest Workers in Asia and the Gulf by Charanpal Singh Bal (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1355407), published by Palgrave Macmillan. Brown states that this “excellent book” helps us … Continue reading

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Defiance in Singapore

Editor emeritus of JCA, Peter Limqueco has contributed a new review. He takes a look at Living in a Time of Deception (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1243253) by former political prisoner Poh Soo Kai and edited by Hong Lysa. Published in Singapore and … Continue reading

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