Tag Archives: working class

From Migrant to Worker

In a new review for JCA, Jan-Jan Soon of the School of Economics, Finance & Banking at the Universiti Utara Malaysia looks at From Migrant to Worker: Global Unions and Temporary Labor Migration in Asia by Michele Ford and published … 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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Precarious Work in Jakarta

Diatyka Widya Permata Yasih, a lecturer at the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Indonesia, has published with JCA. In her new article “Jakarta’s Precarious Workers: Are they a ‘New Dangerous Class’?” (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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Issue 2 for 2016 published

Issue 2 of Volume 46 (2016) has gone to print and the issue is available electronically at the publisher’s site (with one article available for free download). The details are: Paul Cammack, World Market Regionalism at the Asian Development Bank … Continue reading

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Taiwan’s working class

A new book review is available at the JCA website. Robert Tierney of Australia’s Charles Sturt University reviews Ming-sho Ho’s Working Class Formation in Taiwan: Fractured Solidarity and State-Owned Enterprises, 1945–2012 (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2015.1075776). One significance of this review, it is … Continue reading

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