South East Asian Politics Products

  • The Army and the Indonesian Genocide

    Mechanics of Mass Murder

    By Jess Melvin

    This book proves, for the first time, military accountability for the Indonesian genocide, using the army’s own records of this event. Based on 3,000 classified documents produced by the army during the time of the genocide – now known as the Indonesian genocide files – the author demonstrates that…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • Japan's Quest for Stability in Southeast Asia

    Navigating the Turning Points in Postwar Asia

    By Taizo Miyagi

    More than any other region in the world, Asia has witnessed tremendous change in the post-war era. A continent once engulfed by independence and revolution, and later by the Cold War and civil war, has now been transformed into the world’s most economically dynamic region. What caused this change…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Democratisation of Myanmar

    By Nehginpao Kipgen

    This topical book studies the process of democratic transition in Myanmar. It outlines the factors that contributed to the political transition in the country and the circumstances in which the transition from military rule of nearly five decades to democracy took place. The author shows how…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge India

  • 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 – 2017-12-07 
    Routledge

  • 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, economies, ecosystems, and political systems. Amidst this diversity however has been a common desire to develop. This provides a uniting theme across landscapes of difference.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge

  • Politics and Governance in Indonesia

    The Police in the Era of Reformasi

    By Muradi

    How does an authoritarian state reform its police force following a transition to democracy? In 1998, Indonesia, the third largest country in the world, faced just such a challenge. Policing had long been managed under the jurisdiction of the military, as an instrument of the Suharto regime – and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • 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

  • Islam, Politics and Youth in Malaysia

    The Pop-Islamist Reinvention of PAS

    By Dominik M. Mueller

    Providing an ethnographic account of the Islamic Party of Malaysia (PAS) and its Youth Wing (Dewan Pemuda PAS), this book analyses the genesis and role of Islamic movements in terms of their engagement in mainstream politics. It explores the party’s changing approach towards popular culture and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Malaysia's Defeat of Armed Communism

    The Second Emergency, 1968-1989

    By Ong Weichong

    The Malayan Communist Party’s (MCP) decisive defeat in 1960 led many academics and Counterinsurgency (COIN) experts to overlook the resurrection of its armed struggle in 1968. Most scholars continue to regard the so-called ‘Second Emergency’ in Malaysia (1968-1989) as a non-event, and most of the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Torture and Peacebuilding in Indonesia

    The Case of Papua

    By Budi Hernawan

    State-sponsored torture and peacebuilding encapsulate the essence of many of the current conflicts in Indonesia. Papua in particular provides a thought-provoking example of the intricacy and complexity of building peace amidst enduring conflict and violence. This book examines the complex power…

    Hardback – 2017-10-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Advancing the Regional Commons in the New East Asia

    Edited by Siriporn Wajjwalku, Kong Chong Ho, Osamu Yoshida

    Advancing the Regional Commons in the New East Asia highlights a number of interests which members of ASEAN and Plus Three countries collectively recognize. This set of common interests includes not only economic development but also social development. Written by nationals in their respective…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Institutionalizing East Asia

    Mapping and Reconfiguring Regional Cooperation

    Edited by Alice D. Ba, Cheng-Chwee Kuik, Sueo Sudo

    Institutional activities have remarkably transformed East Asia, a region once known for the absence of regionalism and regime-building efforts. Yet the dynamics of this Asian institutionalization have remained an understudied area of research. This book offers one of the first scholarly attempts to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

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