Tag Archives: Singapore

Penang at the Periphery

“What is Wrong with the Historiography on Colonialism in Malaya? Penang at the Periphery” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2022.2032276) is authored by Wei Leng Loh, formerly of the Department of History at the University of Malaya. The abstract for the article states: That … Continue reading

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Issue 3 for 2021 published

Issue number 3 of Volume 51 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue features six articles, a Commentary and three book reviews. The articles are: After the Grab? Land Control … Continue reading

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Issue 2 for 2021 published

Issue number 2 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 the Political Economy of Southeast Asia, a tribute to Bruce McFarlane and … Continue reading

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Condemning NUS Press

FORSEA – or Forces of Renewal for Southeast Asia – is an alliance of Southeast Asian democrats and rights campaigners committed to making our region fair, just and democratic. It has released a statement Condemning NUS Press for Obstructing Academic … Continue reading

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State Investment Funds in Asia: Beyond Financialisation

“The Strategic Logics of State Investment Funds in Asia: Beyond Financialisation” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2020.1841267) is a new open access paper by Adam D. Dixon of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Maastricht University in The Netherlands. The abstract for the … Continue reading

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Issue 5 for 2020 published

Issue number 5 of Volume 50 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This is the final issue in the Journal’s 50th year anniversary and the third of three special issues in … Continue reading

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Farmers Organising in Singapore

“Farmers in Singapore? Collective Action under Adverse Circumstances” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2020.1734646) is a new article authored by Yu Fong Ho and John A. Donaldson of the School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University. The abstract for the paper states: How can … Continue reading

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Authoritarianism in Asia

In a new book review for JCA, Michael D. Barr of the College of Business, Government and Law at Flinders University in Australia has reviewed Authoritarian Modernism in East Asia by Mark R. Thompson, and published by Palgrave Macmillan. While … Continue reading

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Music, Culture and Identity in Singapore

Semionauts of Tradition: Music, Culture and Identity in Contemporary Singapore is a new book by Juliette Yu-Ming Lizeray and Chee-Hoo Lum, published by Springer. It is reviewed for JCA by  Rui Oliveira Lopes of the Faculty of Arts and Social … Continue reading

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Inequality, Politics and Representation in the Philippines and Singapore

“Inequality and Political Representation in the Philippines and Singapore” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1607531) is a new article by Garry Rodan of the College of Arts, Business, Law and Social Sciences, Murdoch University and the School of Political Science and International Studies, The … Continue reading

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