Asian Studies: South East Asian Studies

  • Southeast Asia and the European Union: Non-traditional security crises and cooperation book cover

    Southeast Asia and the European Union

    Non-traditional security crises and cooperation, 1st Edition

    By Naila Maier-Knapp

    Amidst the Eurozone crisis, the European Union (EU) is stepping up its dialogue and engagement with and within Southeast Asia. The EU’s contemporary approach towards Asia emphasises the importance of open economies and common challenges of the 21st Century. So-called non-traditional security issues…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Rhetoric and the Decolonization and Recolonization of East Timor book cover

    Rhetoric and the Decolonization and Recolonization of East Timor

    1st Edition

    By David Hicks

    By the end of the 1960s the process of decolonization had practically run its course in Southeast Asia. One exception, however, was tiny Portuguese Timor, where notions of self-determination and independence had yet to be generated. In 1974, the Carnation Revolution in Portugal brought about the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Post-Tsunami Recovery in Thailand: Socio-cultural responses book cover

    Post-Tsunami Recovery in Thailand

    Socio-cultural responses, 1st Edition

    By Monica Lindberg Falk

    Of all the huge natural disasters that claimed the lives of thousands in Asia, the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004 was the largest, estimated to have killed more than 230,000 people. The scope of damage brought about by this natural disaster urges focus on recovery and post-disaster reconstruction…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

  • Brunei – History, Islam, Society and Contemporary Issues book cover

    Brunei – History, Islam, Society and Contemporary Issues

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ooi Keat Gin

    Brunei, although a relatively small state, is disproportionately important on account of its rich resource base. In addition, in recent years the country has endeavoured to play a greater role in regional affairs, especially through ASEAN, holding the chair of the organisation in 2013, and also…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Religion, Law and Intolerance in Indonesia book cover

    Religion, Law and Intolerance in Indonesia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Lindsey, Helen Pausacker

    Despite its overwhelmingly Muslim majority, Indonesia has always been seen as exceptional for its diversity and pluralism. In recent years, however, there has been a rise in "majoritarianism", with resurgent Islamist groups pushing hard to impose conservative values on public life – in many cases…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Constitutional Interpretation in Singapore: Theory and Practice book cover

    Constitutional Interpretation in Singapore

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jaclyn L Neo

    At the heart of constitutional interpretation is the struggle between, on the one hand, fidelity to founding meanings, and, on the other hand, creative interpretation to suit the context and needs of an evolving society. This book considers the recent growth of constitutional cases in…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Indonesia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Indonesia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert W. Hefner

    Few countries as culturally rich, politically pivotal, and naturally beautiful as Indonesia are as often misrepresented in global media and conversation. Stretching 3,400 miles east to west along the equator, Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world and home to more than four…

    Hardback – 2018-01-09
    Routledge

  • The Haze Problem in Southeast Asia: Palm Oil and Patronage book cover

    The Haze Problem in Southeast Asia

    Palm Oil and Patronage, 1st Edition

    By Helena Varkkey

    Despite the efforts of Southeast Asian governments and of ASEAN, transboundary haze continues to be a major environmental problem in Southeast Asia. This book demonstrates that the issue is complex, and explains why efforts to solve the problem in purely political terms are ineffective, and likely…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

  • Women and Sharia Law in Northern Indonesia: Local Women's NGOs and the Reform of Islamic Law in Aceh book cover

    Women and Sharia Law in Northern Indonesia

    Local Women's NGOs and the Reform of Islamic Law in Aceh, 1st Edition

    By Dina Afrianty

    This book examines the life of women in the Indonesian province of Aceh, where Islamic law was introduced in 1999. It outlines how women have had to face the formalisation of conservative understandings of sharia law in regulations and new state institutions over the last decade or so, how they…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Arts and Cultural Leadership in Asia book cover

    Arts and Cultural Leadership in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Caust

    Arts and cultural activity in Asia is increasingly seen as important internationally, and Asia’s growing prosperity is enabling the full range of artistic activities to be better encouraged, supported and managed. At the same time, cultural frameworks and contexts vary hugely across Asia, and it is…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • Urbanization in Vietnam book cover

    Urbanization in Vietnam

    1st Edition

    By Gisele Bousquet

    Most studies on urbanisation focus on the move of rural people to cities and the impact this has, both on the cities to which the people have moved, and on the rural communities they have left. This book, on the other hand, considers the impact on rural communities of the physical expansion of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability: Floods and slum life in Indonesia book cover

    Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability

    Floods and slum life in Indonesia, 1st Edition

    By Roanne van Voorst

    Different people handle risk in different ways. The current lack of understanding about this heterogeneity in risk behaviour makes it difficult to intervene effectively in risk-prone communities. Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability offers a unique insight in the everyday life of a group of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

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