Asian Studies: South East Asian Studies

  • Forming the Academic Profession in East Asia: A Comparative Analysis book cover

    Forming the Academic Profession in East Asia

    A Comparative Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Terri Kim

    Originally published in 2001, Forming the Academic Profession in East Asia, examines the changing shape of the academic profession in South Korea, Malaysia and Singapore since the colonial period, and as a reflection of both the inherited models of higher education and their redefinition after the…

    Paperback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • The Social Role of Higher Education: Comparative Perspectives book cover

    The Social Role of Higher Education

    Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ken Kempner, William G Tierney

    Originally published in 1996 The Social Role of Higher Education is an anthology of nine papers, it presents cases studies showing how culture influences the social role of higher education in various nations. It examines how environments get defined and how they shape universities, and how…

    Paperback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • Rent Seeking and Development: The Political Economy of Industrialization in Vietnam. book cover

    Rent Seeking and Development

    The Political Economy of Industrialization in Vietnam., 1st Edition

    By Christine Ngo

    Rent seeking continues to be a topic of much discussion and debate within political economy. This new study challenges previous assumptions and sets out a new analysis of the dynamics of rent and rent seeking in development, using Vietnam as a case study. This book provides an alternative approach…

    Hardback – 2020-04-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Forest Conservation and Sustainability in Indonesia: A Political Economy Study of International Governance Failure book cover

    Forest Conservation and Sustainability in Indonesia

    A Political Economy Study of International Governance Failure, 1st Edition

    By Bernice Maxton-Lee

    Despite carefully-constructed conservation interventions deforestation in Indonesia is not being stopped. This book identifies why large-scale international forest conservation has failed to reduce deforestation in Indonesia and considers why key stakeholders have not responded as expected to these…

    Hardback – 2020-04-15 
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Tourism and Development in Southeast Asia book cover

    Tourism and Development in Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Dolezal, Alexander Trupp, Huong T. Bui

    This book analyses the role tourism plays for sustainable development in Southeast Asia. It seeks to assesses tourism’s impact on residents and localities across the region by critically debating and offering new understandings of its dynamics on the global and local levels. Offering a myriad of…

    Hardback – 2020-04-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • International Studies in the Philippines: Mapping New Frontiers in Theory and Practice book cover

    International Studies in the Philippines

    Mapping New Frontiers in Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frances Antoinette Cruz, Nassef Manabilang Adiong

    How can local experiences and the social transformation generated by modernity help to enrich our understanding of the international? What might a version of the much-discussed "non-Western International Relations (IR)" look like? What continuities and discontinuities from the Philippine experience…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    International Relations in Southeast Asia

  • Globalizing IR Theory: Critical Engagement book cover

    Globalizing IR Theory

    Critical Engagement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yaqing Qin

    Despite attempts to redress the balance, International Relations as a discipline is still dominated by Western theories. The contributors to this book explore the challenges of constructing an alternative, with a dialogue between global and local approaches. Drawing on scholars with backgrounds…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    IR Theory and Practice in Asia

  • Transnational Divorce: Understanding intimacies and inequalities from Singapore book cover

    Transnational Divorce

    Understanding intimacies and inequalities from Singapore, 1st Edition

    By Sharon Ee Ling Quah

    This book explores the transnational aspects of divorce experiences. Transnational Divorce uncovers the stories of four main groups of transnational divorcees at the field site of Singapore, including low-income marriage migrant women from less wealthy countries, low-income citizen men,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Family Sociology

  • The Politics of South China Sea Disputes book cover

    The Politics of South China Sea Disputes

    1st Edition

    By Nehginpao Kipgen

    This book is a comprehensive political study of the South China Sea (SCS) disputes. With over US $5 trillion worth of trade passing through it every year and a history of military flashpoints, the SCS is invariably a hotbed of great power rivalry. This book: Traces the history of the disputes…

    Hardback – 2020-03-19 
    Routledge India

  • Governance and Democracy in the Asia-Pacific: Political and Civil Society book cover

    Governance and Democracy in the Asia-Pacific

    Political and Civil Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen McCarthy, Mark R. Thompson

    This book explores the theoretical and empirical relationship between democracy and governance in the Asia-Pacific region. Examining a variety of country cases and themes addressing the theoretical tension between governance and democracy, it illuminates how this impacts political and civil…

    Hardback – 2020-03-17 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Global Business: Asia-Pacific Dimensions book cover

    Global Business

    Asia-Pacific Dimensions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erdener Kaynak, Kam-Hon Lee

    This book, first published in 1989, examines the practice of international business in the Asia-Pacific region. It examines the factors which have influenced its growth and dissemination and analyses particular elements in a transnational, cross-cultural and comparative way. By relating its…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Business and Economics in Asia

  • Economic Development Patterns, Inflations, and Distributions: With Application to Korea (ROK) and Taiwan (ROC) book cover

    Economic Development Patterns, Inflations, and Distributions

    With Application to Korea (ROK) and Taiwan (ROC), 1st Edition

    By Byung Ok Lim

    The focal point of this study, first published in 1991, is to investigate the effect of growth patterns on inflation and the distribution of income through inductive examination of the particular experiences in Korea and Taiwan. Both countries are regarded as models of successful industrialization,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Business and Economics in Asia

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