Asian Studies: South East Asian Studies

  • Economic Development Patterns, Inflations, and Distributions: With Application to Korea (ROK) and Taiwan (ROC) book cover

    Economic Development Patterns, Inflations, and Distributions

    With Application to Korea (ROK) and Taiwan (ROC), 1st Edition

    By Byung Ok Lim

    The focal point of this study, first published in 1991, is to investigate the effect of growth patterns on inflation and the distribution of income through inductive examination of the particular experiences in Korea and Taiwan. Both countries are regarded as models of successful industrialization,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Business and Economics in Asia

  • Housing in Taiwan: Agency and Structure? book cover

    Housing in Taiwan

    Agency and Structure?, 1st Edition

    By William D.H. Li

    Published in 1998, in this book the author points out the inadequacies caused by the division between housing research on production and consumption, and the theoretical divide between structural and agent-centred approaches on housing. By developing an understanding of social relations within the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Political Party Systems and Democratic Development in East and Southeast Asia: Volume II : East Asia book cover

    Political Party Systems and Democratic Development in East and Southeast Asia

    Volume II : East Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfgang Sachsenröder, Ulrike E. Frings

    First published in 1998, this is the second of two volumes which will be of great value to scholars and students of politics in East and Southeast Asia. A rich, readable reference tool, they offer extensive surveys of the history, structure, culture, legal context, and financing, as well as the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Uneven Development in South East Asia book cover

    Uneven Development in South East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Dixon, David Drakakis-Smith

    First published in 1997, this volume responds to the rapid change in mid-1980s South East Asia, exploring the uneven distribution of development within the region and providing broad coverage of different aspects of this unevenness at both the regional and national levels. Specialists in economics,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Burma Through the Centuries: Being a short account of the leading races of Burma, of their origin, and of their struggles for supremacy throughout past centuries; also of the three Burmese Wars and of the annexation of te country by the British Government book cover

    Burma Through the Centuries

    Being a short account of the leading races of Burma, of their origin, and of their struggles for supremacy throughout past centuries; also of the three Burmese Wars and of the annexation of te country by the British Government, 1st Edition

    By J. Stuart

    First published in 1909, at the midpoint of British occupation, this volume sought to provide the first popular history of Burma (now Myanmar) for British businessmen and visitors otherwise put off by difficulties of translation and understanding. Having lived in Burma for forty years, arriving…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities: Spaces of Depoliticisation book cover

    Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities

    Spaces of Depoliticisation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonia Lam-Knott, Creighton Connolly, Kong Chong Ho

    Bringing together an interdisciplinary group of scholars, Post-Politics and Civil Society in Asian Cities examines how the concept of ‘post-politics’ has manifested across a range of Asian cities, and the impact this has had on state-society relationships in processes of urban governance. This…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Chinese Business in the Making of a Malay State, 1882-1941: Kedah and Penang book cover

    Chinese Business in the Making of a Malay State, 1882-1941

    Kedah and Penang, 1st Edition

    By Wu Xiao An

    This book examines how Chinese family and business networks, focused around activities such as revenue farming, including opium, the rice trade, and pawnbroking, and related legal and labour organization activities, were highly influential in the process of state formation in Malaya. It shows how…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
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  • The Road to Federalism in Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka: Finding the Middle Ground book cover

    The Road to Federalism in Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka

    Finding the Middle Ground, 1st Edition

    By Michael G Breen

    Nations built on exclusion and assimilation, decades of civil war, widespread poverty, authoritarianism and the decline of democracy. Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka are travelling a road to federalism. Institutions and ethnic identity have interacted to privilege some and marginalise others. But when…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
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  • Small States and Hegemonic Competition in Southeast Asia: Pursuing Autonomy, Security and Development amid Great Power Politics book cover

    Small States and Hegemonic Competition in Southeast Asia

    Pursuing Autonomy, Security and Development amid Great Power Politics, 1st Edition

    By Chih-Mao Tang

    In the last few decades, Southeast Asia has become generally more peaceful and more prosperous, with progress in economic development, regional cooperation and integration. ASEAN in particular plays a leading role within and beyond the region in promoting multilateral cooperation in both security…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
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  • Mismanaging Innovation Systems: Thailand and the Middle-income Trap book cover

    Mismanaging Innovation Systems

    Thailand and the Middle-income Trap, 1st Edition

    By Patarapong Intarakumnerd

    Once recognised as a high-performing newly industrialising Asian economy with the potential for economic and developmental success similar to South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore, Thailand’s growth rate and competitive edge have declined substantially. With slower adoption and movement…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
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  • Changing Constellations of Southeast Asia: From Northeast Asia to China book cover

    Changing Constellations of Southeast Asia

    From Northeast Asia to China, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Nederveen Pieterse, Abdul Rahman Embong, Siew Yean Tham

    Southeast Asia is among emerging economies that have become important drivers of the world economy. ASEAN has furthered the region’s economic integration. Yet, growth remains dependent on foreign investment. Inequality has grown or remained high. Democracy, instead of consolidating, has stalled or…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Emerging Societies

  • Living with Floods in a Mobile Southeast Asia: A Political Ecology of Vulnerability, Migration and Environmental Change book cover

    Living with Floods in a Mobile Southeast Asia

    A Political Ecology of Vulnerability, Migration and Environmental Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Middleton, Rebecca Elmhirst, Supang Chantavanich

    This book contributes to a better understanding of the relationship between migration, vulnerability, resilience and social justice associated with flooding across diverse environmental, social and policy contexts in Southeast Asia. It challenges simple analyses of flooding as a singular driver of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

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