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  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Timor-Leste

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew McWilliam, Michael Leach

    Reflecting on the legacies of Timor-Leste's remarkable journey from colonialism to sovereign and democratic Independence, the Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Timor-Leste provides a comprehensive and up-to –date reference work on the politics, economics, cultural and social life in Timor-Leste.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Religious and Philosophical Traditions of Korea

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Cawley

    Religious and Philosophical Traditions of Korea addresses a wide range of traditions, serving as a guide to those interested in Buddhism, Confucianism, Shamanism, Christianity and many others. It brings readers along a journey from the past to the present, moving beyond the confines of the Korean…

    Paperback – 2019-02-26 
    Routledge

  • Power and Knowledge in Southeast Asia

    Indonesia and the Philippines, 1st Edition

    By Rommel A. Curaming

    The Sejarah Nasional Indonesia (SNI) and the Tadhana Project are two state-sponsored history-writing projects that took shape in two comparable Southeast Asian countries, Indonesia and the Philippines. These projects germinated at about the same time in the 1970s and under the auspices of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-23 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • Urban Poverty in the Wake of Environmental Disaster

    Rehabilitation, Resilience and Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), 1st Edition

    By Maria Ela Atienza, Pauline Eadie, May Tan-Mullins

    This book investigates the best strategies for poverty alleviation in post-disaster urban environments, and the conditions necessary for the success and scaling up of these strategies. Using the case study of typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), the strongest typhoon ever to make landfall, the book aims to…

    Hardback – 2019-02-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • The King and the Making of Modern Thailand

    1st Edition

    By Antonio L. Rappa

    The making of modern Thailand is grounded in specific political institutions, Brahmanical tropes, and sacred Buddhist traditions stylized with Hindu rituals. Over and above these mysterious practices and ancient customs, modern Thailand is a product of the late Great Rama IX Bhumibol Adulyadej.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-26 
    Routledge

  • Indonesia, Islam, and the International Political Economy

    Clash or Cooperation?, 1st Edition

    By Mark S. Williams

    The Republic of Indonesia is a rising great power in the Asia-Pacific, set to become the eighth largest economy in the world in the coming decades. It is the most populous Muslim majority country in the world. The largest Islamic organizations and parties have supported Indonesia’s participation…

    Paperback – 2018-12-26 
    Routledge

  • Women's Empowerment in Indonesia

    A Poor Community in Jakarta, 1st Edition

    By Sri Wiyanti Eddyono

    The idea that development projects in poor countries are most effective when they harness the agency of women is a well known theme. Most studies of women’s agency in such projects, however, focus on the role of non-governmental organizations in facilitating women’s agency. This book, on the other…

    Hardback – 2018-11-12 
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Southeast Asian Education in Modern History

    Schools, Manipulation, and Contest, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pia Maria Jolliffe, Thomas Richard Bruce

    How particular has Southeast Asia’s experience of educational development been, and has this led to an identifiably distinct Southeast Asian approach to the provision of education? Inquiry into these questions has significant consequences for our understanding of the current state of education in…

    Hardback – 2018-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • State, Market and Peasant in Colonial South and Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    By Michael Adas

    The essays collected in this volume, first published in 1998, address the profound changes and disruptions wrought in peasant societies as a result of European colonial domination and the spread of the capitalist world economy from its European base. Detailed case study evidence is included in the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Business and Economics in Asia

  • Propaganda and the Genocide in Indonesia

    Imagined Evil, 1st Edition

    By Saskia E. Wieringa, Nursyahbani Katjasungkana

    In Indonesia, the events of 1st October 1965 were followed by a campaign to annihilate the Communist Party and its alleged sympathisers. It resulted in the murder of an estimate of one million people – a genocide that counts as one of the largest mass murders after WWII – and the incarceration of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • Routledge Handbook of Urbanization in Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rita Padawangi

    The study of urbanization in Southeast Asia has been a growing field of research over the past decades. The Routledge Handbook of Urbanization in Southeast Asia offers a collection of the major streams and themes in the studies of the cities in the region. A focus on the urbanization process rather…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30 
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