Asian Studies: South East Asian Studies

  • Revolutionaries and Reformers in Lao Buddhism book cover

    Revolutionaries and Reformers in Lao Buddhism

    1st Edition

    By Patrice Ladwig

    Laos remains one of the few officially socialist countries in the world. Once a Buddhist kingdom, its involvement into the Vietnam War, the communist revolution of 1975 and the subsequent introduction of reformed socialism have deeply affected Buddhism, the religion of the ethnic majority. With a…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
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    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Sikh Communal Identity in Southeast Asia book cover

    Sikh Communal Identity in Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    By Arunajeet Kaur

    This book analyses Sikh communal identity as it was established in the Far East under the auspices of the British Empire. Focusing on Singapore with a comparative case study with Malaysia, where Sikh communities form a significant minority in terms of numbers and visibility and have had significant…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
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    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Trauma, Memory, and Healing in Asian Literature and Culture book cover

    Trauma, Memory, and Healing in Asian Literature and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sharanya Jayawickrama

    Is trauma a concept that can be translated across cultures? Can it have global applicability and utility for literary and cultural analysis? Do the approaches and perspectives generated by literary and cultural work hold purchase for social and political interventions? Modern Asia is a region in…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
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    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Political Representation in Indonesia: The Emergence of the Innovative Technocrats book cover

    Political Representation in Indonesia

    The Emergence of the Innovative Technocrats, 1st Edition

    By Michael Hatherell

    Almost 20 years after the beginning of Indonesia’s transition to democracy (or reformasi), debate continues regarding the institutional and structural realities of contemporary Indonesian politics. Amidst longer term trends in institutional development and political competition, new leaders have…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
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    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Vietnam book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Vietnam

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan D. London

    Vietnam is one of Southeast Asia’s most dynamic but least understood countries, and interest in the country has surged in recent years. The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Vietnam is a comprehensive resource that looks at the social, political, economic and cultural aspects of Vietnam today.…

    Hardback – 2019-05-19 
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  • Housing Policy Innovation in the Global South book cover

    Housing Policy Innovation in the Global South

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paavo Monkkonen

    Housing problems have become increasingly complex in the Global South. An increased pressure to upgrade older stock, to provide adequate infrastructure, and bring city amenities to urban peripheries compounds the continued need for new housing of a decent standard. This comprehensive volume…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
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  • National Identity, Language and Education in Malaysia: Search for a Middle Ground between Malay Hegemony and Equality book cover

    National Identity, Language and Education in Malaysia

    Search for a Middle Ground between Malay Hegemony and Equality, 1st Edition

    By Noriyuki Segawa

    This book explores the ways in which language and education policies have contributed to the development of national integration in Malaysia, by examining whether and how policies have succeeded in forming a middle ground. Considered through the lenses of policy-making structure and achievement,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09 
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    Asia's Transformations

  • Decolonizing the History Curriculum in Malaysia and Singapore book cover

    Decolonizing the History Curriculum in Malaysia and Singapore

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Blackburn, ZongLun Wu

    Decolonizing the History Curriculum in Malaysia and Singapore is a unique study in the history of education because it examines decolonization in terms of how it changed the subject of history in the school curriculum of two colonized countries – Malaysia and Singapore. Blackburn and Wu’s book…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
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    Routledge Studies in Educational History and Development in Asia

  • Religious and Philosophical Traditions of Korea book cover

    Religious and Philosophical Traditions of Korea

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Cawley

    Religious and Philosophical Traditions of Korea addresses a wide range of traditions, serving as a guide to those interested in Buddhism, Confucianism, Shamanism, Christianity and many others. It brings readers along a journey from the past to the present, moving beyond the confines of the Korean…

    Paperback – 2019-03-26 
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  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Timor-Leste book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Timor-Leste

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew McWilliam, Michael Leach

    Reflecting on the legacies of Timor-Leste's remarkable journey from colonialism to sovereign and democratic Independence, the Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Timor-Leste provides a comprehensive and up-to –date reference work on all aspects of life in Timor-Leste. Following an introduction and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26 
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  • Constitutional Remedies in Asia book cover

    Constitutional Remedies in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Po Jen Yap

    Many jurisdictions in Asia have vested their courts with the power of constitutional review. Traditionally these courts would invalidate an impugned law to the extent of its inconsistency with the constitution. In common law systems, such an invalidation operates immediately and retrospectively;…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21 
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    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • The Water-Food-Energy Nexus: Power, Politics and Justice book cover

    The Water-Food-Energy Nexus

    Power, Politics and Justice, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Allouche, Carl Middleton, Dipak Gyawali

    The world of development thinkers and practitioners is abuzz with a new lexicon: the idea of "the nexus" between water, food and energy which is institutively compelling. It promises better integration of multiple sectoral elements, a better transition to greener economies and sustainable…

    Paperback – 2019-03-18 
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    Pathways to Sustainability

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