South East Asian Culture & Society Products

  • Jakarta

    Claiming spaces and rights in the city

    Edited by Jorgen Hellman, Marie Thynell, Roanne van Voorst

    Over the past decades, Jakarta has been described as a city that is not only highly unequal in an economic sense – with pro-elite and neoliberalist policies marginalizing thousands of slum dwellers, but also as a city that is run by state and corporate actors, while average citizens remain to be…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Urban Asia

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Indonesia

    Edited by Robert W. Hefner

    Few countries as culturally rich, politically pivotal, and and naturally beautiful as Indonesia are as often misrepresented in global media and conversation. Stretching 3400 miles east to west along the equator, Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world and home to more than four…

    Hardback – 2018-01-18 
    Routledge

  • The Haze Problem in Southeast Asia

    Palm Oil and Patronage

    By Helena Varkkey

    Despite the efforts of Southeast Asian governments and of ASEAN, transboundary haze continues to be a major environmental problem in Southeast Asia. This book demonstrates that the issue is complex, and explains why efforts to solve the problem in purely political terms are ineffective, and likely…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

  • 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 – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • 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…

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

  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-12-04 
    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

  • 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 – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge

  • Democracy, Corruption and the Politics of Spirits in Contemporary Indonesia

    By Nils Bubandt

    Indonesia has been an electoral democracy for more than a decade, and yet the political landscape of the world’s third-largest democracy is as complex and enigmatic as ever. The country has achieved a successful transition to democracy and yet Indonesian democracy continues to be flawed, illiberal,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge
    The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

  • Interpreting Communal Violence in Myanmar

    Edited by Nick Cheesman

    Myanmar’s recovery from half a century of military rule has been fraught. As in other religiously, culturally and linguistically heterogeneous countries where a dictatorship has loosened a tight grip, people there have wanted for democratic institutions to express and manage conflict. Under these…

    Hardback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge

  • Human Trafficking in Colonial Vietnam

    By Micheline Lessard

    Examining the widespread phenomenon of human trafficking in Vietnam during the period of French colonial rule, this book focuses on the practice of kidnapping or stealing Vietnamese women and children for sale in Chinese markets from the 1870s through to the 1940s. The book brings to light the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

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