South East Asian Studies Products

  • Change and Continuity in the Pacific

    Revisiting the Region

    Edited by John Connell, Helen Lee

    Thousands of studies have been conducted by social scientists in the villages and islands, and increasingly in the towns, of the Pacific. Despite this, there are few longitudinal studies of any great depth and sophistication in the region. The contributors to this book have all conducted long term…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

  • Theravada Buddhism in Colonial Contexts

    Edited by Thomas Borchert

    The colonial periods in Theravada Buddhist countries were important because they provided a shock to what were generally seen as declining Buddhist communities. This book analyses the conditions of Theravada Buddhist communities under colonialism. Chapters by experts in the field examine Theravada…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • The Army and the Indonesian Genocide

    Mechanics of Mass Murder

    By Jess Melvin

    This book proves, for the first time, military accountability for the Indonesian genocide, using the army’s own records of this event. Based on 3,000 classified documents produced by the army during the time of the genocide – now known as the Indonesian genocide files – the author demonstrates that…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • Cohesion and Community in Contemporary Hong Kong

    By Ray Forrest, Adrienne La Grange, Ngai Ming Yip

    This is an impressive account of Hong Kong's contemporary social and spatial structure, exploring issues of community, neighbourhood and social division. Hong Kong’s policy and political history, its essentially mono-cultural environment and its unique topography and built form have produced…

    Hardback – 2017-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • China, India and Southeast Asia

    Paths to development and state-society relations

    Edited by Edmund Terence Gomez, Kee-Cheok Cheong, Vamsi Vakulabharanam

    This volume studies the outcomes of the two-way flow of investments and people between China and India, and Southeast Asia. These cross-border flows have led to new settlements in Southeast Asia from which new outlooks have emerged among locally-born generations that have given rise to new forms of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18 
    Routledge

  • Japan's Quest for Stability in Southeast Asia

    Navigating the Turning Points in Postwar Asia

    By Taizo Miyagi

    More than any other region in the world, Asia has witnessed tremendous change in the post-war era. A continent once engulfed by independence and revolution, and later by the Cold War and civil war, has now been transformed into the world’s most economically dynamic region. What caused this change…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Law and Society in Malaysia

    Pluralism, Religion and Ethnicity

    Edited by Andrew Harding, Dian A. H. Shah

    This book provides a systematic and interdisciplinary examination of law and legal institutions in Malaysia. It examines Malaysian legal issues from historical, social and political perspectives, and discusses the role of law in relation to Malaysian multiculturalism, religion, politics and society…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Democratisation of Myanmar

    By Nehginpao Kipgen

    This topical book studies the process of democratic transition in Myanmar. It outlines the factors that contributed to the political transition in the country and the circumstances in which the transition from military rule of nearly five decades to democracy took place. The author shows how…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge India

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

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Islam and Muslims in Southeast Asia

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Myanmar

    Edited by Adam Simpson, Nicholas Farrelly, Ian Holliday

    After decades of mismanagement and direct military rule, Myanmar’s contested transition to a more democratic government has rapidly shifted the outlook in this significant Southeast Asian nation. Since 2011, the removal of Western sanctions and new foreign investments have resulted in high rates of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-07 
    Routledge

  • Animism in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Kaj Arhem, Guido Sprenger

    Animism refers to ontologies or worldviews which assign agency and personhood to human and non-human beings alike. Recent years have seen a revival of this concept in anthropology, where it is now discussed as an alternative to modern-Western naturalistic notions of human-environment relations.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Sport and Body Cultures in East and South East Asia

    Edited by Friederike Trotier, Alan Bairner

    Despite a widely-held, and not entirely erroneous, view that the cultures of east and south east Asia commonly favour the mind over the body or, at least mental activity rather than physical endeavour, this collection of essays sheds light on the wide range of diverse ways in which sport and body…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29 
    Routledge

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