South East Asian Politics Products

  • Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Development

    Edited by Andrew McGregor, Lisa Law, Fiona Miller

    Southeast Asia is one of the most diverse regions in the world, hosting a wide range of languages, ethnicities, religions, economics, ecosystems and political systems. Amidst this diversity however has been a common desire to develop, providing a uniting theme across landscapes of difference. This…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Aid to Myanmar

    A Humanitarian Struggle on the Thai-Burmese Border

    By Anne Décobert

    For over sixty years, conflict between state forces and armed ethnic groups was ongoing in parts of the borderlands of Myanmar. Ethnic minority communities were subjected to systematic and widespread abuses by an increasingly complex patchwork of armed state and non-state actors. Populations in…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast 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 – 2015-10-15 
    Routledge
    Politics in 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 – 2015-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Cambodia and the Politics of Aesthetics

    By Alvin Cheng-Hin Lim

    Illuminating developments in contemporary Cambodia with political and aesthetic theory, this book analyses the country’s violent transition from socialism to capitalism through an innovative method that combines the aesthetic approach and critical theory. To understand the particularities of the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Party Politics in Southeast Asia

    Clientelism and Electoral Competition in Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines

    Edited by Dirk Tomsa, Andreas Ufen

    Contributing to the growing discourse on political parties in Asia, this book looks at parties in Southeast Asia’s most competitive electoral democracies of Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines. It highlights the diverse dynamics of party politics in the region and provides new insights into…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Challenging Southeast Asian Development

    The shadows of success

    By Jonathan Rigg

    Over the course of the last half century, the growth economies of Southeast Asia – Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam – have transformed themselves into middle income countries. This book looks at how the very success of these economies has bred new challenges,…

    Paperback – 2015-08-10
    Routledge

  • China-Malaysia Relations and Foreign Policy

    By Razak Abdullah

    When Malaysian Prime Minister, Tun Abdul Razak Hussein, paid an official visit to China in May 1974, it secured Malaysia a place in the annals of regional diplomatic history as the first ASEAN country to establish full diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China. This book analyses the…

    Hardback – 2015-08-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • 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 – 2015-08-04
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Asia Struggles with Democracy

    Evidence from Indonesia, Korea and Thailand

    By Giovanna Maria Dora Dore

    Since 1974, when the current wave of democratisation began, the movement towards democracy in Asia has remained limited. Many countries in Asia, in fact, are not making a decisive move towards democracy, and find themselves struggling with the challenges of democratic consolidation and governance.…

    Hardback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

  • Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding in Laos

    Perspective for Today's World

    By Stephanie Phetsamay Stobbe

    Using the case study of Laos, a small landlocked country in Southeast Asia that has seen some of the world’s most brutal forms of poverty and violence, this book examines the power of traditional and indigenous conflict resolution systems as a tool for social justice. It explores how the conflict…

    Hardback – 2015-07-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

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