Asian Studies: South East Asian 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

  • Politics and Constitutions in Southeast Asia book cover

    Politics and Constitutions in Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marco Bünte, Björn Dressel

    In recent years the constitutional landscape of Southeast Asia has changed tremendously. Against a worldwide background of liberalization, globalization, and democratization, states in the region have begun to alter their constitutions, reinforcing human rights provisions, and putting in place…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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