Neoliberalism in Southeast Asia: Has governmental interference shrunk?

Article by Hanh T. L. Nguyen. Abstract: Drawing on a book chapter (Rodan & Hewison, 2006) and an article (Gainsborough, 2010) about the working of neoliberalism in Southeast Asia, this article discusses the various outcomes of the US’s efforts to liberalize Southeast Asia. Through the cases of Singapore, Thailand, and …

Arab cities protest and bleed

Article by Hadeel Natsheh. Abstract: The Arab city is nowadays closer to a bloody battlefield in which different social and economic strata are contested, and great ideologies and narratives are closely related to city crisis and moving towards it. Indeed, the city has become a battleground, as if the city …

Logistical Worlds: Infrastructure, Software, Labour (book review)

Book review by Juan Alberto Ruiz Casado. Abstract This book comprises 11 different chapters written by different authors but revolving around the same topic: how globalization and the dynamics of logistics, information software, geopolitics, neo-capitalism, and other factors are affecting the world and, especially, labor markets and workers. Most of …

Manifestations of Neoliberal Policies in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

Article by Hazem D. S. Al-massry. Abstract: Since the establishment of the Palestinian Authority (PA) in 1994, the PA has applied neoliberal policies on the areas which fall under its control. Moreover, all development plans have been created for the Palestinian Authority with the help of international organizations and institutions that promote …