South East Asian Studies Products

  • Sex Trafficking in Southeast Asia

    A History of Desire, Duty, and Debt

    By Trude Jacobsen

    This book brings an important new perspective to the study of sex trafficking by considering the different types of social contracts which existed in the past that had sexual labour or activity as an inherent component. It outlines the nature of these social institutions – marriage, temporary…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • The Far East and Australasia 2017

    48th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    This comprehensive survey of the countries of East and South-East Asia, Australia and New Zealand, along with 22 Pacific islands, fully revised to reflect current economic and political developments, is an essential resource for the Asia-Pacific region. Calendar of Political Events A calendar of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-10 
    Routledge
    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

  • Intangible Cultural Heritage in Contemporary China

    The participation of local communities

    Edited by Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce, Zhaohui Liu

    This edited book examines the significance of intangible cultural heritage to local communities and the state in Hong Kong and China. Through ethnographic studies, the various chapters in this edited book argue for the role of the local community in the creation and conservation of the intangible…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Burma, Kipling, and Western Music

    The Riff from Mandalay

    By Andrew Selth

    For decades, scholars have been trying to answer the question: how was colonial Burma perceived in and by the Western world, and how did people in countries like the United Kingdom and United States form their views? This book explores how Western perceptions of Burma were influenced by the popular…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • China and Southeast Asia

    Historical Interactions

    Edited by Geoffrey Wade, James K. Chin

    Spanning the fifteenth to the twentieth centuries and examining maritime trading relations, political interactions, overland Chinese expansion and Chinese commerce in Southeast Asia, this book will appeal to historians of China and Southeast Asia.…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Eastern Westerns

    Film and Genre Outside and Inside Hollywood

    By Stephen Teo

    The western, one of Hollywood’s great film genres, has, surprisingly, enjoyed a revival recently in Asia and in other parts of the world, whilst at the same time declining in America. Although the western is often seen as an example of American cultural dominance, this book challenges this view. It…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • Sex and Sexualities in Contemporary Indonesia

    Sexual Politics, Health, Diversity and Representations

    Edited by Linda Rae Bennett, Sharyn Graham Davies

    Winner of the 2015 Ruth Benedict Prize for Outstanding Edited Volume Sex, sexuality and sexual relationships are hotly debated in Indonesia, triggering complex and often passionate responses. This innovative volume explores these issues in a variety of ways. It highlights historical and newer forms…

    Paperback – 2016-10-27 
    Routledge
    Sexuality, Culture and Health

  • Architectural Conservation in Asia

    National Experiences and Practice

    By John H. Stubbs, Robert G. Thomson

    At a time when organized heritage protection in Asia is developing at a rapid pace, Architectural Conservation in Asia provides the first comprehensive overview of architectural conservation practice from Afghanistan to the Philippines. The country by country analysis adopted by the book draws out…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Ancient Southeast Asia

    By John Norman Miksic, Goh Geok Yian

    Ancient Southeast Asia provides readers with a much needed synthesis of the latest discoveries and research in the archaeology of region, presenting the evolution of complex societies in Southeast Asia from the protohistoric period, beginning around 500 BC, to the arrival of British and Dutch…

    Paperback – 2016-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge World Archaeology

  • Postcolonial Lesbian Identities in Singapore

    Re-thinking global sexualities

    By Shawna Tang

    Taking lesbians in Singapore as a case study, this book explores the possibility of a modern gay identity in a postcolonial society, that is not dependent on Western queer norms. It looks at the core question of how this identity can be reconciled with local culture and how it relates to global…

    Hardback – 2016-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Routledge Revivals: Economic Development and the Role of Women (1989)

    An Interdisciplinary Approach

    By Ruth Taplin

    First published in 1989, this book provides a macro-micro approach to economic development — taking account of multi-level linkages, both inter and intra, that had been missed by previous analyses. The author argues that these linkages demonstrate that social and economic change may occur from the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Democracy’s Mixed Fortunes in Southeast Asia

    By William Case

    This book offers a new explanation for democracy’s collapse or persistence in Southeast Asia today. Focusing on the cases of Thailand, Indonesia, and the Philippines — the only three countries in Southeast Asia with any serious experience with democracy — the author explains that most customary…

    Hardback – 2016-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

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