Tag Archives: South Korea

Precarious Asia: Capitalism and Work

Precarious Asia: Global Capitalism and Work in Japan, South Korea, and Indonesia is a new Stanford University Press book authored by Arne L. Kalleberg, Kevin Hewison and Kwang-Yeong Shin. It is reviewed for JCA by Jenny Chan. The book, Chan … Continue reading

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Issue 1 for 2022 published

After quite a delay, Volume 52, No. 1 is out and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue includes the JCA Prize announcement, six research articles, a commentary and three book reviews. The contents are: The Journal of … Continue reading

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Korea’s Global Saemaul Undong

“Exporting the Will to Compete in Korea’s Global Saemaul Undong” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.2016227) is a new article by Juliette Schwak of the Division of Communication, History and Politics at Franklin University Switzerland, Sorengo, Switzerland. The abstract states: This article analyses the … Continue reading

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Journal of Contemporary Asia Prize, 2022

The editors of the Journal of Contemporary Asia are pleased to announce the annual award for the best article published in 2021. The judging panel awarded the Journal of Contemporary Asia Prize of $1,000, a letter of commendation and a … Continue reading

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Issue 5 for 2021 published

Issue number 5 of Volume 51 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue includes a feature section, two other research articles and four book reviews. The articles in the feature … Continue reading

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Korean Debates on Colonial Modernisation vs. Colonial Plunder

“The ‘Peculiarities’ of Modernisation In Korea: Revisiting The Debate on ‘Colonial Modernisation’ vs. ‘Colonial Plunder’” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.1953110) is a new article by Hae-Yung Song of the Graduate School of International Studies, Korea University in Seoul. The abstract for the article … Continue reading

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The Structural Power of Business in Korea’s Green Industrial Policy

After a long delay in production, the final article for the Issue 5 Feature Section on state-business relations in Asia is out. “State–Business Relations in Flux: Capturing the Structural Power of Business in South Korea’s Green Industrial Policy” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.1915362) … 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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Civil Society and State in Democratic East Asia

Civil Society and the State in Democratic East Asia: Between Entanglement and Contention in Post High Growth is a collection edited by David Chiavacci, Simona Grano and Julia Obinger, published by Amsterdam University Press in 2020. It is reviewed for … Continue reading

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Issue 1 for 2021 published

Issue number 1 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  South Korea, Inequality and Labour. The articles in this feature are: Rising … Continue reading

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