Asian Studies: South East Asian Studies

  • The Road to Federalism in Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka: Finding the Middle Ground book cover

    The Road to Federalism in Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka

    Finding the Middle Ground, 1st Edition

    By Michael G Breen

    Nations built on exclusion and assimilation, decades of civil war, widespread poverty, authoritarianism and the decline of democracy. Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka are travelling a road to federalism. Institutions and ethnic identity have interacted to privilege some and marginalise others. But when…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Small States and Hegemonic Competition in Southeast Asia: Pursuing Autonomy, Security and Development amid Great Power Politics book cover

    Small States and Hegemonic Competition in Southeast Asia

    Pursuing Autonomy, Security and Development amid Great Power Politics, 1st Edition

    By Chih-Mao Tang

    In the last few decades, Southeast Asia has become generally more peaceful and more prosperous, with progress in economic development, regional cooperation and integration. ASEAN in particular plays a leading role within and beyond the region in promoting multilateral cooperation in both security…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Making of India's Northeast: Geopolitics of Borderland and Transnational Interactions book cover

    Making of India's Northeast

    Geopolitics of Borderland and Transnational Interactions, 1st Edition

    By Dilip Gogoi

    This book examines India’s Northeast borderland – strategically positioned at the confluence of South Asia, East and Southeast Asia – from the perspective of international relations. The volume interrogates the geopolitics of region-making in both colonial and postcolonial times and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge India

  • Mainstreaming Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services into Development Policy book cover

    Mainstreaming Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services into Development Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pushpam Kumar

    This book highlights the latest advances in the science and practice of using ecosystem services to inform decisions for economic development in the context of the developing countries. The development of the ecosystem services paradigm has enhanced our understanding of natural capital as an…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Mismanaging Innovation Systems: Thailand and the Middle-income Trap book cover

    Mismanaging Innovation Systems

    Thailand and the Middle-income Trap, 1st Edition

    By Patarapong Intarakumnerd

    Once recognised as a high-performing newly industrialising Asian economy with the potential for economic and developmental success similar to South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore, Thailand’s growth rate and competitive edge have declined substantially. With slower adoption and movement…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Building Soft Skills for Employability: Challenges and Practices in Vietnam book cover

    Building Soft Skills for Employability

    Challenges and Practices in Vietnam, 1st Edition

    By Tran Le Huu Nghia

    This book is among the first of its kind to comprehensively examine the implementation of soft skills in universities in the developing country, Vietnam. The context is unique as the implementation is taking place within the distinctive socio-economic, cultural and political characteristics of the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Environmental Education in Indonesia: Creating Responsible Citizens in the Global South? book cover

    Environmental Education in Indonesia

    Creating Responsible Citizens in the Global South?, 1st Edition

    By Lyn Parker, Kelsie Prabawa-Sear

    Indonesia’s wealth of natural resources is being exploited at breakneck speed, and environmental awareness and knowledge among the populace is limited. This book examines how young people learn about the environment to see how education can help to develop environmental awareness and avert vast…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Changing Constellations of Southeast Asia: From Northeast Asia to China book cover

    Changing Constellations of Southeast Asia

    From Northeast Asia to China, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Nederveen Pieterse, Abdul Rahman Embong, Siew Yean Tham

    Southeast Asia is among emerging economies that have become important drivers of the world economy. ASEAN has furthered the region’s economic integration. Yet, growth remains dependent on foreign investment. Inequality has grown or remained high. Democracy, instead of consolidating, has stalled or…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Emerging Societies

  • Civil-Military Relations in Indonesia: The Politics of Military Operations Other Than War book cover

    Civil-Military Relations in Indonesia

    The Politics of Military Operations Other Than War, 1st Edition

    By Muhamad Haripin

    This book examines military operations other than war (MOOTW) of the Indonesian military in the post-Suharto period and argues that the twin development of democratic consolidation, marked by ‘stable’ civil–military relations from 2004 to 2014 under Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s presidency, and…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Series

  • The European Union and Myanmar: Interactions via ASEAN book cover

    The European Union and Myanmar

    Interactions via ASEAN, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ludovica Marchi

    This book analyses European foreign policy as the activity of the European Union (EU) as a global actor and explores its efforts to raise its visibility in Southeast Asia through its relations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Myanmar. Contributors examine the EU’s…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Asian Social Work: Professional Work in National Contexts book cover

    Asian Social Work

    Professional Work in National Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Shaw, Rosaleen Ow

    The countries of East and Southeast Asia, taken as a whole, display a laboratory of social and political conditions, with individual countries presenting a variety of political, cultural and social characteristics. Some with one-party state systems, others with stable liberal democracies and yet…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • The State and Religious Violence in Indonesia: Minority Faiths and Vigilantism book cover

    The State and Religious Violence in Indonesia

    Minority Faiths and Vigilantism, 1st Edition

    By A’an Suryana

    This book analyses the response of the Indonesian state to violence against Ahmadiyah and Shi’a minority communities by foregrounding the close connections between state officials and vigilante groups, which influenced the way the post-Soeharto democratic Indonesian governments addressed the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

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