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  • Access to Higher Education

    Refugees' Stories from Malaysia, 1st Edition

    By Lucy Bailey, Gül İnanç

    Until 2015, no refugees in Malaysia were able to access higher education, and they were unable to attend government schooling. Since then, six private higher education institutions have agreed to open their doors to refugees for the first time. This book contains stories from this small group of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-03 
    Routledge

  • Family and Population Changes in Singapore

    A unique case in the global family change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wei-Jun Jean Yeung, Shu Hu

    This book depicts the evolution of Singapore’s family and population landscape in the last half a century, the related public policies, and future challenges. Since the country gained independence in 1965, family and population policies have been integral to her nation-building strategies. The…

    Paperback – 2020-02-03 
    Routledge

  • China Studies in the Philippines

    Intellectual Paths and the Formation of a Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tina S Clemente, Chih-yu Shih

    As China Studies has grown as a discipline, it has also tended to be dominated by the major international powers, particularly China itself, and the USA. It is important to remember, however, that there is a rich and diverse history of China Studies elsewhere, especially in Southeast Asia. The…

    Paperback – 2020-02-03 
    Routledge

  • The Appeal of the Philippines

    Spain, Cultural Representation and Politics, 1st Edition

    By José Miguel Díaz Rodríguez

    This book examines the different means through which Spain has revisited its ex-colony - the Philippines - since 2000. Focusing on several major exhibitions organised in the period 1998-2017, the ‘poetics’ (narratives and meaning) and ‘politics’ (institutional power) of Spanish representations of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-03 
    Routledge

  • Sport and Body Cultures in East and Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Friederike Trotier, Alan Bairner

    Despite a widely held, and not entirely erroneous, view that the cultures of East and Southeast 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
    Routledge

  • Interpreting Communal Violence in Myanmar

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Power Relations in Indonesia

    Transforming the Margins, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michaela Haug, Martin Rössler, Anna-Teresa Grumblies

    Since colonial rule, the island of Java served as Indonesia’s imagined centre and prime example of development, while the Outer Islands were constructed as the state’s marginalised periphery. Recent processes of democratisation and regional autonomy, however, have significantly changed the power…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Thiri Rama

    Finding Ramayana in Myanmar, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dawn F. Rooney

    The Thiri Rama – or the Great Rama – was written for court performance and is the only known illustrated version of the Ramayana story in Myanmar. Based on palm-leaf manuscripts and scenes carved on over 300 sandstone plaques at a mid-nineteenth-century Buddhist pagoda west of Mandalay in Myanmar,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge India

  • Transformations in Independent Timor-Leste

    Dynamics of Social and Cultural Cohabitations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susana de Matos Viegas, Rui Feijó

    1999 was a decisive year in the long history of the people of Timor-Leste, whose future was open when they voted for independence in a UN-sponsored referendum. Its results left no doubt that the Timorese considered themselves to be a nation wishing to have their own state, which they would…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Media Globalization and Digital Journalism in Malaysia

    Network Newswork, 1st Edition

    By Amira Firdaus

    The media ecology within which conventional mainstream journalism currently operates has undergone major transformations since the advent of social media. These transformations arise from the disruption brought upon by the emergence of networked, interactive platforms and user-driven online…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Law and Society in Malaysia

    Pluralism, Religion and Ethnicity, 1st Edition

    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 legal issues from historical, social, and political perspectives, and discusses the role of law in relation to Malaysian multiculturalism, religion, politics, and society. It…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Indonesia and the Politics of Disaster

    Power and Representation in Indonesia�s Mud Volcano, 1st Edition

    By Phillip Drake

    Named after Lapindo Brantas, a gas exploration company that was drilling at the eruption site, the Lapindo mudflow initially burst in 2006 and continues to flow today, becoming the most expensive disaster in Indonesia’s history.Using this environmental incident in Indonesia as a case study, this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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