Asian Studies: South East Asian Studies

  • Engendering the Buddhist State: Territory, Sovereignty and Sexual Difference in the Inventions of Angkor book cover

    Engendering the Buddhist State

    Territory, Sovereignty and Sexual Difference in the Inventions of Angkor, 1st Edition

    By Ashley Thompson

    Drawing from more than a decade of field and archival research, this monograph concerns Cambodian cultural history and historiography, with an ultimate aim of broadening and deepening bases for understanding the Cambodian Theravadin politico-cultural complex. The book takes the form of an…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Marriage, Gender and Islam in Indonesia: Women Negotiating Informal Marriage, Divorce and Desire book cover

    Marriage, Gender and Islam in Indonesia

    Women Negotiating Informal Marriage, Divorce and Desire, 1st Edition

    By Maria Platt

    Marriage is central to Indonesia’s social fabric and critical in defining socially legitimate relationships. This book offers a rich anthropological account of Muslim Indonesian women’s experiences of courtship, love, marital discord and separation, polygamy, divorce and remarriage. By applying a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Constitutional Change in Singapore: Reforming the Elected Presidency book cover

    Constitutional Change in Singapore

    Reforming the Elected Presidency, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jaclyn L Neo, Swati JHAVERI

    Once a ceremonial position modelled after the constitutional monarchy in the United Kingdom, the office of the President of Singapore was transformed from an appointed to an elected one in 1991. As the head of state, but not the head of government, the elected President was to have additional…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Secular and Religious Dynamics in Humanitarian Response book cover

    Secular and Religious Dynamics in Humanitarian Response

    1st Edition

    By Olivia J. Wilkinson

    This book investigates the ways in which the humanitarian system is secular and understands religious beliefs and practices when responding to disasters. The book teases out the reasons why humanitarians are reluctant to engage with what are seen as "messy" cultural dynamics within the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Borneo and Sulawesi: Indigenous Peoples, Empires and Area Studies book cover

    Borneo and Sulawesi

    Indigenous Peoples, Empires and Area Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keat Gin Ooi

    This book presents a great deal of new research findings on the history of Borneo, the history of Sulawesi and the interrelationship between the two islands. Some specific chapters focus on empires and colonizers, including the activities of James Brooke in Sulawesi, of Chinese mining communities…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Southeast Asia in the New International Era book cover

    Southeast Asia in the New International Era

    8th Edition

    By Robert Dayley

    This newly revised eighth edition of Southeast Asia in the New International Era provides readers with contemporary coverage of a vibrant region home to more than 650 million people, vast cultural diversity, and dynamic globalized markets. Sensitive to historical legacies and paying special…

    Paperback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • The Cold War and Asian Cinemas book cover

    The Cold War and Asian Cinemas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Poshek Fu, Man-Fung Yip

    This book offers an interdisciplinary, historically grounded study of Asian cinemas’ complex responses to the Cold War conflict.  It situates the global ideological rivalry within regional and local political, social, and cultural processes, while offering a transnational and cross-regional focus.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • The Impact of China’s Belt and Road Initiative: From Asia to Europe book cover

    The Impact of China’s Belt and Road Initiative

    From Asia to Europe, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Garlick

    This book merges macro- and micro-level analysis of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to dissect China’s aim in creating an integrated Eurasian continent through this single mega-project. BRI has been the source of much interest and confusion, as established frameworks of analysis seek to…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge
    Rethinking Asia and International Relations

  • Exploring Public-Private Partnerships in Singapore: The Success-Failure Continuum book cover

    Exploring Public-Private Partnerships in Singapore

    The Success-Failure Continuum, 1st Edition

    By Soojin Kim, Kai Xiang Kwa

    This book looks at what drives effective management of public-private partnerships (PPPs). It examines widely cited Singaporean cases pertaining to successful PPPs as well as those in failure (and subsequently contracted back in the public-sector provision) in diverse areas of public service, such…

    Hardback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Public Governance in Asia

  • Transitional Justice from State to Civil Society: Democratization in Indonesia book cover

    Transitional Justice from State to Civil Society

    Democratization in Indonesia, 1st Edition

    By Sri Lestari Wahyuningroem

    This book is the first to offer an in-depth analysis of transitional justice as an unfinished agenda in Indonesia’s democracy. Examining the implementation of transitional justice measures in post-authoritarian Indonesia, this book analyses the factors within the democratic transition that either…

    Hardback – 2019-12-02
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Tuberculosis – The Singapore Experience, 1867–2018: Disease, Society and the State book cover

    Tuberculosis – The Singapore Experience, 1867–2018

    Disease, Society and the State, 1st Edition

    By Kah Seng Loh, Li Yang Hsu

    Through a rich account of tuberculosis in Singapore from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day, this book charts the relationship between disease, society and the state, outlining the struggles of colonial and post-colonial governments to cope with widespread disease and to establish…

    Hardback – 2019-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

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