Tag Archives: Singapore

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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Authoritarian Capitalism in Asia

Authoritarian Capitalism. Sovereign Wealth Funds and State-Owned Enterprises in East Asia and Beyond is authored by Richard W. Carney and published by Cambridge University Press. It is reviewed for JCA by Editor-in-chief Kevin Hewison of the Department of Asian Studies … Continue reading

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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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