Tag Archives: state

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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China, Contention and Politics in the Digital Age

Shifting Dynamics of Contention in the Digital Age: Mobile Communication and Politics in China is a new book by Jun Liu, published by Oxford University Press in 2020. It is reviewed for JCA by editorial board member Jun Zhang of … Continue reading

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State, Religion and the South China Sea

Fishers, Monks and Cadres: Navigating State, Religion and the South China Sea in Central Vietnam is by Edyta Roszko and published by NIAS Press. It is reviewed for JCA by Minh Chau Lam of the Department of Anthropology, College of … Continue reading

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Military Wealth in Thailand

“Thailand’s Public Secret: Military Wealth and the State” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2019.1635632) is a new and important article authored by Ukrist Pathmanand of the Institute of Asian Studies at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand and Michael K. Connors of the Department of … Continue reading

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Language and politics in the Lao PDR

The third article for a collection of articles on Laos being guest edited by Simon Creak and Keith Barney (Party-State Governance and Rule in Laos) has been published. Nathan Badenoch of Kyoto University’s Centre for Southeast Asian Studies has authored … Continue reading

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Issue 1 for 2018 published

Issue number 1 in Volume 48 (2018) of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically. It is available from the publisher’s site. This number is a regular issue, featuring research articles, a commentary and book reviews. This … Continue reading

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Islam and the State in Myanmar

In a new review at JCA, Iza R. Hussin of the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge looks at the collection Islam and the State in Myanmar: Muslim-Buddhist Relations and the Politics of Belonging (DOI: … Continue reading

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A Gramscian Approach to Chinese Labour and State

Elaine Sio-ieng Hui’s new article at JCA is “Putting the Chinese State in its Place: A March from Passive Revolution to Hegemony” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1197297). Hui is with the Human Resources and Employment Relations Program at The Graduate School PennState. Taking … Continue reading

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The elite and secularism in Pakistan

Academic, activist and commentator Aasim Sajjad Akhtar of the National Institute of Pakistan Studies, Quaid-i-Azam University in Islamabad, Pakistan writes a new article for JCA. His article, “Dreams of a Secular Republic: Elite Alienation in Post-Zia Pakistan” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1193214) examines … Continue reading

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Resistance and subaltern studies 5

The fifth article for the feature section of our forthcoming Issue 4 in 2015 edited by Uday Chandra and Kenneth Bo Nielsen is now available at the JCA website. Part of the feature titled Rethinking Resistance: Subaltern Politics and the … Continue reading

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