Asian Studies: South East Asian Studies

  • Biodiversity Conservation in Southeast Asia: Challenges in a Changing Environment book cover

    Biodiversity Conservation in Southeast Asia

    Challenges in a Changing Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Serge Morand, Claire Lajaunie, Rojchai Satrawaha

    Southeast Asia is highly diversified in terms of socio-ecosystems and biodiversity, but is undergoing dramatic environmental and social changes. These changes characterize the recent period and can be illustrated by the effects of the Green Revolution in the late 1960s and 1970s, to the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • Water, Knowledge and the Environment in Asia: Epistemologies, Practices and Locales book cover

    Water, Knowledge and the Environment in Asia

    Epistemologies, Practices and Locales, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ravi Baghel, Lea Stepan, Joseph K.W. Hill

    The dramatic transformation of our planet by human actions has been heralded as the coming of the new epoch of the Anthropocene. Human relations with water raise some of the most urgent questions in this regard. The starting point of this book is that these changes should not be seen as the result…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • New Media Political Engagement And Participation in Malaysia book cover

    New Media Political Engagement And Participation in Malaysia

    1st Edition

    By Sara Chinnasamy

    This book analyses the exponential growth of independent news portal (INPs) in Malaysia and discusses the extent of impacts generated from these portals in Malaysian electoral conduct especially during Malaysia's 12th and 13th general elections. The mainstream media in Malaysia has for decades been…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Policies and Politics in Malaysian Education: Education Reforms, Nationalism and Neoliberalism book cover

    Policies and Politics in Malaysian Education

    Education Reforms, Nationalism and Neoliberalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cynthia Joseph

    This book draws on elements of critical social theory, research on globalization, neo liberalism and education, and Malaysian Studies to understand the interplay of globalization, nationalism, cultural politics and ethnicized neoliberalism in shaping the educational reforms in Malaysia. Using the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Japanese Studies: Eurocentrism and the Asia-Pacific Region book cover

    Rethinking Japanese Studies

    Eurocentrism and the Asia-Pacific Region, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kaori Okano, Yoshio Sugimoto

    Japanese Studies has provided a fertile space for non-Eurocentric analysis for a number of reasons. It has been embroiled in the long-running internal debate over the so-called Nihonjinron, revolving around the extent to which the effective interpretation of Japanese society and culture requires…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Race, Religion, and the ‘Indian Muslim’ Predicament in Singapore book cover

    Race, Religion, and the ‘Indian Muslim’ Predicament in Singapore

    1st Edition

    By Torsten Tschacher

    Indian Muslims form the largest ethnic minority within Singapore’s otherwise largely Malay Muslim community. Despite its size and historic importance, however, Singaporean Indian Muslims have received little attention by scholarship and have also felt side-lined by Singapore’s Malay-dominated…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Singapore’s Multiculturalism: Evolving Diversity book cover

    Singapore’s Multiculturalism

    Evolving Diversity, 1st Edition

    By Chan Heng Chee, Sharon Siddique

    Since independence in 1965, Singapore has developed its own unique approach to managing the diversity of Race, Religion, Culture, Language, Nationality, and Age among its citizens. This approach is a consequence of many factors, including its very distinct ethnic makeup compared with its neighbours…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Power Interconnection in Southeast Asia book cover

    Power Interconnection in Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    By Anthony David Owen, Anton Finenko, Jacqueline Tao

    Providing an analysis of multilateral power markets, this book examines power interconnection in Southeast Asia, especially among the ASEAN countries. It uses evolutionary experience of electricity interconnection and trade in three international markets that have relevance for ASEAN to draw upon…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • National Identity, Language and Education in Malaysia: Search for a Middle Ground between Malay Hegemony and Equality book cover

    National Identity, Language and Education in Malaysia

    Search for a Middle Ground between Malay Hegemony and Equality, 1st Edition

    By Noriyuki Segawa

    This book explores the ways in which language and education policies have contributed to the development of national integration in Malaysia, by examining whether and how policies have succeeded in forming a middle ground. Considered through the lenses of policy-making structure and achievement,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Timor-Leste book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Timor-Leste

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew McWilliam, Michael Leach

    Reflecting on the legacies of Timor-Leste's remarkable journey from colonialism to sovereign and democratic Independence, the Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Timor-Leste provides a comprehensive and up-to-date reference work on all aspects of life in Timor-Leste. Following an introduction and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-13
    Routledge

  • Asylum-Seeking Journeys in Asia: Refugees in Hong Kong and Bangkok book cover

    Asylum-Seeking Journeys in Asia

    Refugees in Hong Kong and Bangkok, 1st Edition

    By Terence Chun Tat Shum

    This book looks in detail at the journeys to asylum in Asia which are largely neglected in the media and academic analyses, despite Asia becoming the most essential region for asylum, receiving refugees from both within and outside of the continent.  Treating asylum-seeking journeys as a…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • Religious and Philosophical Traditions of Korea book cover

    Religious and Philosophical Traditions of Korea

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Cawley

    Religious and Philosophical Traditions of Korea addresses a wide range of traditions, serving as a guide to those interested in Buddhism, Confucianism, Shamanism, Christianity and many others. It brings readers along a journey from the past to the present, moving beyond the confines of the Korean…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

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