Asian Studies: South East Asian Studies

  • 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

  • Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Development book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew McGregor, Lisa Law, Fiona Miller

    Southeast Asia is one of the most diverse regions in the world – hosting a wide range of languages, ethnicities, religions, economies, ecosystems and political systems. Amidst this diversity, however, has been a common desire to develop. This provides a uniting theme across landscapes of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge

  • The Far East and Australasia 2018 book cover

    The Far East and Australasia 2018

    49th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    This comprehensive survey of the countries of East and South-East Asia, Australia and New Zealand, along with 22 Pacific islands, fully revised to reflect current economic and political developments, is an essential resource for the Asia-Pacific region. Calendar of Political Events A calendar of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge
    The Far East and Australasia

  • Torture and Peacebuilding in Indonesia: The Case of Papua book cover

    Torture and Peacebuilding in Indonesia

    The Case of Papua, 1st Edition

    By Budi Hernawan

    State-sponsored torture and peacebuilding encapsulate the essence of many of the current conflicts in Indonesia. Papua in particular provides a thought-provoking example of the intricacy and complexity of building peace amidst enduring conflict and violence. This book examines the complex power…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Tropical Warfare in the Asia-Pacific Region, 1941-45 book cover

    Tropical Warfare in the Asia-Pacific Region, 1941-45

    1st Edition

    By Kaushik Roy

    This is the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of the land war during the Second World War in South-East Asia and the South and South-West Pacific. The extensive existing literature focuses on particular armies – Japanese, British, American, Australian or Indian – and/or on particular…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge
    Asian States and Empires

  • Malaysia's Defeat of Armed Communism: The Second Emergency, 1968-1989 book cover

    Malaysia's Defeat of Armed Communism

    The Second Emergency, 1968-1989, 1st Edition

    By Ong Weichong

    The Malayan Communist Party’s (MCP) decisive defeat in 1960 led many academics and Counterinsurgency (COIN) experts to overlook the resurrection of its armed struggle in 1968. Most scholars continue to regard the so-called ‘Second Emergency’ in Malaysia (1968-1989) as a non-event, and most of the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Islam, Politics and Youth in Malaysia: The Pop-Islamist Reinvention of PAS book cover

    Islam, Politics and Youth in Malaysia

    The Pop-Islamist Reinvention of PAS, 1st Edition

    By Dominik M. Mueller

    Providing an ethnographic account of the Islamic Party of Malaysia (PAS) and its Youth Wing (Dewan Pemuda PAS), this book analyses the genesis and role of Islamic movements in terms of their engagement in mainstream politics. It explores the party’s changing approach towards popular culture and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Politics and Governance in Indonesia: The Police in the Era of Reformasi book cover

    Politics and Governance in Indonesia

    The Police in the Era of Reformasi, 1st Edition

    By Muradi

    How does an authoritarian state reform its police force following a transition to democracy? In 1998, Indonesia, the third largest country in the world, faced just such a challenge. Policing had long been managed under the jurisdiction of the military, as an instrument of the Suharto regime – and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • Democracy, Corruption and the Politics of Spirits in Contemporary Indonesia book cover

    Democracy, Corruption and the Politics of Spirits in Contemporary Indonesia

    1st Edition

    By Nils Bubandt

    Indonesia has been an electoral democracy for more than a decade, and yet the political landscape of the world’s third-largest democracy is as complex and enigmatic as ever. The country has achieved a successful transition to democracy and yet Indonesian democracy continues to be flawed, illiberal,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

  • Identity and the State in Malaysia book cover

    Identity and the State in Malaysia

    1st Edition

    By Fausto Barlocco

    Using the case study of the Kadazan of Sabah, a region in the Malaysian section of Borneo, this book examines national, ethnic and local identities in post-colonial states. It shows the importance of the connection between lived experience and identity and belonging, and by doing so, provides a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

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