South East Asian Politics Products

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Timor-Leste

    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 – 2018-04-15 

  • Islam, State and Society in Indonesia

    Local Politics in Madura

    By Yanwar Pribadi

    Islamic powers in secular countries have presented a challenge for states around the world, including Indonesia, home to the largest Muslim population as well as the third largest democracy in the world. This book focuses on the more complex relationship between Islam and politics during the last…

    Hardback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Islamic Education in Indonesia and Malaysia

    Shaping Minds, Saving Souls

    By Azmil Mohd Tayeb

    Despite their close geographic and cultural ties, the Indonesia and Malaysia have dramatically different Islamic education, with that in Indonesia being relatively decentralized and discursively diverse, while that in Malaysia is centralized and discursively restricted. This book analyses the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Politics in Asia

    Edited by Shiping Hua

    The Routledge Handbook of Politics in Asia is designed to serve as a comprehensive reference guide to politics in Asia. Covering East, South, Southeast and Central Asia, this Handbook brings together the work of leading international academics to cover the political histories, institutions,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29 

  • Industrial Development in Planned Economies

    Rent Seeking and Politico-Economic Interplay in Vietnam

    By Christine Ngo

    Rent seeking continues to be a topic of much discussion and debate within political economy. This new study challenges many previous assumptions and sets out a new analysis of the dynamics and workings of rent and rent seeking, using the case of Vietnam. The book argues that not only has there…

    Hardback – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Routledge Handbook of the Contemporary Philippines

    Edited by Mark R Thompson, Eric Vincent C Batalla

    The Philippines is a fascinating example of a ‘poor country democracy’ where issues of economic development and poverty, political participation and stability as well as ethnicity and migration are crucial. The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Philippines provides a comprehensive overview of the…

    Hardback – 2018-02-28 

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-22 
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Philippine Politics

    Possibilities and Problems in a Localist Democracy

    By Lynn T. White III

    Philippine political history, especially in the twentieth century, challenges the image of democratic evolution as serving the people, and does so in ways that reveal inadequately explored aspects of many democracies. In the first decades of the twenty-first century the Philippines has nonetheless…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21 
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Women and the Politics of Representation in Southeast Asia

    Engendering discourse in Singapore and Malaysia

    By Adeline Koh, Yu-Mei Balasingamchow

    Singapore and Malaysia are rapidly modernising, globalising Asian states which, although being distinct nations since 1965, share common elements in the on-going struggle over the meaning of gender and sexuality in their societies. This is the first book to discuss a range of discourses around…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20 
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Local Governance in Timor-Leste

    Lessons in postcolonial state-building

    By Deborah Cummins

    Across many parts of the postcolonial world, it is everyday reality for people to cross regularly between state-based and customary governance, institutions and norms. This book examines this phenomenon in the context of the villages of Timor-Leste, and the state-building efforts that have been…

    Paperback – 2018-02-20 
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • De-centring Land Grabbing

    Southeast Asia Perspectives on Agrarian-Environmental Transformations

    Edited by Peter Vandergeest, Laura Schoenberger

    Southeast Asia has been portrayed as a key site in the global land grab. Featuring leading scholars in the field, this collection critically examines the nature and extent of land grabbing in Southeast Asia, and seeks to locate this phenomena in broader agrarian and environmental transitions (AET).…

    Hardback – 2018-02-15 
    Critical Agrarian Studies

  • The Road to Federalism in Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka

    Finding the Middle Ground

    By Michael G Breen

    Nations built on exclusion and assimilation, decades of civil war, widespread poverty, authoritarianism and the decline of democracy. Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka are travelling a road to federalism. Institutions and ethnic identity have interacted to privilege some and marginalise others. But when…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30 
    Politics in Asia

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