South East Asian Studies Products

  • The Far East and Australasia 2016

    47th 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 – 2015-11-11 
    Routledge
    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

  • Engendering the Buddhist State

    Reconstructions of Cambodian History

    By Ashley Thompson

    Drawing from more than a decade of field and archival research, this monograph concerns Cambodian history and historiography, with an ultimate aim to broadening and deepening bases for understanding the Cambodian Theravadin politico-cultural complex. The book takes the form of an interdisciplinary…

    Hardback – 2015-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • East Asia and Food (In)Security

    Edited by Shaun Breslin, Christopher W. Hughes

    This book presents a study of perceptions of food insecurity in East Asia, and explores how individual countries are developing strategies to deal with the situation. It also looks at how the perception of food insecurity has increasingly influenced the nature of international interactions, not…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Early Modern Southeast Asia, 1350-1800

    Edited by Ooi Keat Gin, Hoang Anh Tuan

    This book presents extensive new research findings on and new thinking about Southeast Asia in this interesting, richly diverse, but much understudied period. It examines the wide and well-developed trading networks, explores the different kinds of regimes and the nature of power and security,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • State Management of Religion in Indonesia

    By Myengkyo Seo

    Although Indonesia is generally considered to be a Muslim state, and is indeed the world’s most populous Muslim-majority nation, it has a sizeable Christian minority as a legacy of Dutch colonialism, with Christians often occupying relatively high social positions. This book examines the management…

    Paperback – 2015-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

  • Governance and Democracy in the Asia Pacific

    Political and Civil Society

    Edited by William Case, Stephen McCarthy

    In the Asia Pacific region, historical legacies and social structures dispose civil and political society to interact in different ways to Western best-practice scenarios which then go on to produce have implications for democracy and governance. These outcomes are derived from conditions that…

    Hardback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Thailand in the Cold War

    By Matthew Phillips

    Thailand’s position during the Cold War was ambiguous: the country’s political leadership was very keen to maintain the country’s independence on the world stage, yet at the same time was anxious to establish the country’s credentials as staunchly anti-communist. However, as this book argues,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Social Democracy in East Timor

    By Rebecca Strating

    Since the end of the Cold War, considerable scholarly debates have been devoted to the nature and scope of international state-building interventions in ‘fragile’, post-colonial states and their effectiveness in instituting democratic rule. By examining the construction of political institutions…

    Hardback – 2015-10-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Post-Tsunami Reconstruction in Indonesia

    Negotiating Normativity through Gender Mainstreaming Initiatives in Aceh

    By Marjaana Jauhola

    This book offers a critical analysis of gender mainstreaming initiatives in the post-tsunami context in Indonesia. Aiming to challenge the terms of the debate in gender mainstreaming and disaster reconstruction efforts, Jauhola offers an important contribution for the discussion of what ‘feminisms…

    Paperback – 2015-10-04 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • The Politics of NGOs in Indonesia

    Developing Democracy and Managing a Movement

    By Bob S. Hadiwinata

    This book deals with two major issues: how Indonesian NGOs survived under Suharto's authoritarian rule; and how NGOs contributed to the promotion of democracy in the post-Suharto era. If NGOs are to change from 'development' to 'movement' in democratic post-Suharto Indonesia, they must adjust not…

    Paperback – 2015-10-01 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • Changing Political Economy of Vietnam

    The Case of Ho Chi Minh City

    By Martin Gainsborough

    This book explores the way in which the state has become commercialised under reform as party and government officials have gone into business and considers the impact that this has had on politics within Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. The book charts the way in which power has been decentralised to…

    Paperback – 2015-10-01 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • Democracy in Eastern Asia

    Issues, Problems and Challenges in a Region of Diversity

    Edited by Edmund S. K. Fung, Steven Drakeley

    With the ‘Asian Century’ now upon us, bringing with it many profound economic and political changes to the world order, it is very timely to assess the state of democracy in the Asian region. Focusing on Eastern Asia, this book provides such a review, highlighting lines of connections between the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-25 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

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