Asian Studies: South East Asian Studies

  • Cultural Policy in South Korea: Making a New Patron State book cover

    Cultural Policy in South Korea

    Making a New Patron State, 1st Edition

    By Hye-Kyung Lee

    This is the first English-language book on cultural policy in Korea, which critically historicises and analyses the contentious and dynamic development of the policy. It highlights that the evolution of cultural policy has been bound up with the complicated political, economic and social trajectory…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Piracy in Southeast Asia: Trends, Hot Spots and Responses book cover

    Piracy in Southeast Asia

    Trends, Hot Spots and Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carolin Liss, Ted Biggs

    This book combines multi-disciplinary ethnographic and theoretical approaches to examine piracy in Southeast Asia and the regional and international responses to this threat. During the piracy boom of the early to mid-2000s, the issue of piracy in Southeast Asia received substantial academic…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • Identity Politics and Elections in Malaysia and Indonesia: Ethnic Engineering in Borneo book cover

    Identity Politics and Elections in Malaysia and Indonesia

    Ethnic Engineering in Borneo, 1st Edition

    By Karolina Prasad

    In recent social research, ethnicity has mostly been used as an explanatory variable. It was only after it was agreed that ethnicity, in itself, is subject to change, were the questions of how and why it changes, possible to answer. This multiplicity of ethnic identities requires that we think of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Transnational Islamic Actors and Indonesia’s Foreign Policy: Transcending the State book cover

    Transnational Islamic Actors and Indonesia’s Foreign Policy

    Transcending the State, 1st Edition

    By Delphine Alles

    The past fifteen years have seen Indonesia move away from authoritarianism to a thriving yet imperfect democracy. During this time, the archipelago attracted international attention as the most-populated Muslim-majority country in the world. As religious issues and actors have been increasingly…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • Trade Liberalisation and Poverty: Vietnam now and beyond book cover

    Trade Liberalisation and Poverty

    Vietnam now and beyond, 1st Edition

    By Minh Son Le, Tarlok Singh, Duc-Tho Nguyen

    This book uses Alan Winters’ analytical framework to investigate the effects of trade liberalisation on economic growth and poverty in Vietnam. The country launched a programme of economic and trade reforms, known as Doi Moi, in the mid-1980s which placed the economy on a transitional path from…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Aid to Burma: A Humanitarian Struggle on the Thai-Burmese Border book cover

    The Politics of Aid to Burma

    A Humanitarian Struggle on the Thai-Burmese Border, 1st Edition

    By Anne Decobert

    For over sixty years, conflict between state forces and armed ethnic groups was ongoing in parts of the borderlands of Burma. Ethnic minority communities were subjected to systematic and widespread abuses by an increasingly complex patchwork of armed state and non-state actors. Populations in more…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Social Democracy in East Timor book cover

    Social Democracy in East Timor

    1st Edition

    By Rebecca Strating

    Since the end of the Cold War, considerable scholarly debates have been devoted to the nature and scope of international state-building interventions in ‘fragile’, post-colonial states and their effectiveness in instituting democratic rule. By examining the construction of political institutions…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Asia Struggles with Democracy: Evidence from Indonesia, Korea and Thailand book cover

    Asia Struggles with Democracy

    Evidence from Indonesia, Korea and Thailand, 1st Edition

    By Giovanna Maria Dora Dore

    Since 1974, when the current wave of democratisation began, the movement towards democracy in Asia has remained limited. Many countries in Asia, in fact, are not making a decisive move towards democracy, and find themselves struggling with the challenges of democratic consolidation and governance.…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Islam, State and Society in Indonesia: Local Politics in Madura book cover

    Islam, State and Society in Indonesia

    Local Politics in Madura, 1st Edition

    By Yanwar Pribadi

    Islamic powers in secular countries have presented a challenge for states around the world, including Indonesia, home to the largest Muslim population as well as the third largest democracy in the world. This book explores the history of the relationships between Islam, state, and society in…

    Hardback – 2018-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • The Appeal of the Philippines: Spain, Cultural Representation and Politics book cover

    The Appeal of the Philippines

    Spain, Cultural Representation and Politics, 1st Edition

    By José Miguel Díaz Rodríguez

    This book examines the different means through which Spain has revisited its ex-colony - the Philippines - since 2000. Focusing on several major exhibitions organised in the period 1998-2017, the ‘poetics’ (narratives and meaning) and ‘politics’ (institutional power) of Spanish representations of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Gender and Generation in Southeast Asian Agrarian Transformations book cover

    Gender and Generation in Southeast Asian Agrarian Transformations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Clara Mi Young Park, Ben White

    The contributions to this collection focus on the intersecting dynamics of gender, generation and class in Southeast Asian rural communities engaging with expanding capitalist relations, whether in the form of large-scale corporate land acquisition or other forms of penetration of commodity economy…

    Hardback – 2018-06-13
    Routledge
    Critical Agrarian Studies

  • Routledge Revivals: Economic Development and the Role of Women (1989): An Interdisciplinary Approach book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Economic Development and the Role of Women (1989)

    An Interdisciplinary Approach, 1st Edition

    By Ruth Taplin

    First published in 1989, this book provides a macro-micro approach to economic development — taking account of multi-level linkages, both inter and intra, that had been missed by previous analyses. The author argues that these linkages demonstrate that social and economic change may occur from the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

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