Asian Studies: South East Asian Studies

  • Women and the Politics of Gender in Post-Conflict Timor-Leste: Between Heaven and Earth book cover

    Women and the Politics of Gender in Post-Conflict Timor-Leste

    Between Heaven and Earth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sara Niner

    This book presents a wide-ranging overview of the position of women in Timor-Leste, 15 years after the country secured its independence. It considers the role of women in Timor-Leste’s history, explores their role in the present day economy and politics, and discusses their contribution to culture…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Asian Law in Disasters: Toward a Human-Centered Recovery book cover

    Asian Law in Disasters

    Toward a Human-Centered Recovery, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yuka KANEKO, Katsumi MATSUOKA, Toshihisa TOYODA

    This book is a critical analysis of several of the most disaster-prone regions in Asia. Its unique focus is on the legal issues in the phase of disaster recovery, the most lengthy and difficult stage of disaster response that follows the conclusion of initial emergency stage of humanitarian aid. In…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Living Out Sexuality and Faith: Body Admissions of Malaysian Gay and Bisexual Men book cover

    Living Out Sexuality and Faith

    Body Admissions of Malaysian Gay and Bisexual Men, 1st Edition

    By Joseph N. Goh

    Sexuality, religion and faith often have complex and conflicting interactions, on both personal and societal levels. Numerous studies have been conducted on queer subjects, but they have predominantly focused on ‘Western’ expressions of faith and queer identities. This book contributes to the wider…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge
    Gender, Theology and Spirituality

  • China, India and Southeast Asia: Paths to development and state-society relations book cover

    China, India and Southeast Asia

    Paths to development and state-society relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edmund Terence Gomez, Kee Cheok Cheong, Vamsi Vakulabharanam

    This volume studies the outcomes of the two-way flow of investments and people between China and India, and Southeast Asia. These cross-border flows have led to new settlements in Southeast Asia from which new outlooks have emerged among locally born generations that have given rise to new forms of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge

  • Law and Society in Malaysia: Pluralism, Religion and Ethnicity book cover

    Law and Society in Malaysia

    Pluralism, Religion and Ethnicity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Harding, Dian A. H. Shah

    This book provides a systematic and interdisciplinary examination of law and legal institutions in Malaysia. It examines legal issues from historical, social, and political perspectives, and discusses the role of law in relation to Malaysian multiculturalism, religion, politics, and society. It…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Myanmar book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Myanmar

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adam Simpson, Nicholas Farrelly, Ian Holliday

    After decades of mismanagement and direct military rule, Myanmar’s contested transition to a more democratic government has rapidly shifted the outlook in this significant Southeast Asian nation. Since 2011, the removal of Western sanctions and new foreign investments have resulted in high rates of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge

  • Rules, Norms and NGO Advocacy Strategies: Hydropower Development on the Mekong River book cover

    Rules, Norms and NGO Advocacy Strategies

    Hydropower Development on the Mekong River, 1st Edition

    By Yumiko Yasuda

    There is much controversy over the development of new dams for hydropower, where concerns for environmental protection and the livelihoods of local people may conflict with the goals of economic development. This book analyses the opportunities and barriers that NGOs and civil society actors face…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge

  • Democratisation of Myanmar book cover

    Democratisation of Myanmar

    1st Edition

    By Nehginpao Kipgen

    This topical book studies the process of democratic transition in Myanmar. It outlines the factors that contributed to the political transition in the country and the circumstances in which the transition from military rule of nearly five decades to democracy took place. The author shows how…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge India

  • Human Trafficking in Cambodia book cover

    Human Trafficking in Cambodia

    1st Edition

    By Chenda Keo

    Reporting the findings of a comprehensive study of human trafficking in Cambodia, this book focuses on the characteristics and operations of the traffickers. It provides a theoretical framework that explains the emergence of the phenomenon, and the role of moral panic and western hegemony in the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Animism in Southeast Asia book cover

    Animism in Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kaj Arhem, Guido Sprenger

    Animism refers to ontologies or worldviews which assign agency and personhood to human and non-human beings alike. Recent years have seen a revival of this concept in anthropology, where it is now discussed as an alternative to modern-Western naturalistic notions of human-environment relations.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Sport and Body Cultures in East and Southeast Asia book cover

    Sport and Body Cultures in East and Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Friederike Trotier, Alan Bairner

    Despite a widely held, and not entirely erroneous, view that the cultures of East and Southeast Asia commonly favour the mind over the body or, at least mental activity rather than physical endeavour, this collection of essays sheds light on the wide range of diverse ways in which sport and body…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21
    Routledge

  • World Heritage and Human Rights: Lessons from the Asia-Pacific and global arena book cover

    World Heritage and Human Rights

    Lessons from the Asia-Pacific and global arena, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Bille Larsen

    The World Heritage community is currently adopting policies to mainstream human rights as part of a wider sustainability agenda. This interdisciplinary book combines a state of the art review of World Heritage policy and practice at the global level with ethnographic case studies from the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-16
    Routledge

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