Tag Archives: Southeast Asia

Issue 5 for 2017 published

Issue number 5 in Volume 47 (2017) of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically. It is available at the publisher’s site. This is the first time that JCA has published 5 issues in a year. This … Continue reading

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Introduction to Malaysia and China in a Changing Region: Essays for Lee Poh Ping

The Introduction for the feature collection titled Malaysia and China in a Changing Region: Essays in Honour of Professor Lee Poh Ping has become available at the publisher’s website. At present the paper seems to be available for free download. … Continue reading

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Malaysia and the Diversity of Southeast Asian Capitalisms

“Diversity of Southeast Asian Capitalisms: Evolving State-Business Relations in Malaysia” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1322629) is by Edmund Terence Gomez of the Department of Administrative Studies and Politics, Faculty of Economics and Administration at the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur and Elsa … Continue reading

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Trade and “Factory Asia”

The second article in a forthcoming special issue that is to be dedicated to the late Professor Lee Poh Ping, Andrew Jia Yi Kam of the Institute of Malaysian and International Studies (IKMAS),Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, has authored “Dynamics of Trade … Continue reading

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Special economic zones

JCA author Eduardo Climaco Tadem has an op-ed at Rappler. Ed is in Asian Studies at the University of the Philippines Diliman and President of the Freedom from Debt Coalition. His op-ed, “The pitfalls of Special Economic Zones,” assesses the … Continue reading

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Policy on Precarious Work

Heidi Gottfried of the Department of Sociology, Wayne State University reviews (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1233990) Policy Responses to Precarious Work in Asia. Edited by Hsing-Huang Michael Hsiao, Arne L. Kalleberg and Kevin Hewison, the book is published in Taiwan by Academia Sinica. … Continue reading

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Production Politics and Migrant Labour Advocacy in Singapore

Charanpal S. Bal, who recently completed his PhD at Murdoch University’s Asia Research Centre, has published his first major journal article with JCA. The article examines the issue of migrant workers in Singapore. Charan’s abstract states: Since 2005, NGO activism, … Continue reading

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