South East Asian Politics Products

  • Democracy’s Mixed Fortunes in Southeast Asia

    By William Case

    This book offers a new explanation for democracy’s collapse or persistence in Southeast Asia today. Focusing on the cases of Thailand, Indonesia, and the Philippines — the only three countries in Southeast Asia with any serious experience with democracy — the author explains that most customary…

    Hardback – 2016-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Illiberal Democracy in Indonesia

    The Ideology of the Family State

    By David Bourchier

    Illiberal Democracy in Indonesia charts the origins and development of organicist ideologies in Indonesia from the early 20th century to the present. In doing so, it provides a background to the theories and ideology that informed organicist thought, traces key themes in Indonesian history,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Politics in Contemporary Southeast Asia

    Authority, Democracy and Political Change

    By Damien Kingsbury

    The countries of Southeast Asia continue to change, evolve and chart courses that sometimes leave outside observers puzzled. Politics in Contemporary Southeast Asia thoroughly assesses the political challenges and changes faced by the countries of Southeast Asia in the 21st century. Focusing on…

    Paperback – 2016-09-19 
    Routledge

  • The Handbook of Contemporary Cambodia

    Edited by Katherine Brickell, Simon Springer

    Offering a comprehensive overview of the current situation in the country, The Handbook of Contemporary Cambodia provides a broad coverage of social, cultural, political and economic development within both rural and urban contexts during the last decade. A detailed introduction places Cambodia…

    Hardback – 2016-09-16 
    Routledge

  • The History of Human Rights Society in Singapore

    1965-2015

    Edited by Jiyoung Song

    Singapore is known for its remarkable economic success while its strict laws on freedom of speech, drugs, vandalism, homosexuality and public protest have been legitimised in the name of maintaining public order, racial harmony and internal security for this success. Lee Kuan Yew’s ‘Asian values’…

    Hardback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Regional Community Building in East Asia

    Countries in Focus

    Edited by Lee Lai To, Zarina Othman

    This volume is a collection of papers written by nationals or former nationals of the respective country in ASEAN and Northeast Asia. Unlike other works written by scholars outside ASEAN or East Asia, it offers an insider’s point of view of the 10 ASEAN states, China, Japan and South Korea on…

    Hardback – 2016-08-25 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Indonesia and the Politics of Disaster

    Power and Representation in Indonesia’s Mud Volcano

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Indo-Australian Relations

    Encounters beyond the State

    Edited by Philip Darby

    This book explores a range of connections between India and Australia that fall outside the formal diplomacy of the two states. It examines how race, class and gender shape conceptions of the two nations, whose voices are heard and whose are not, and the politics that emerge from sport, culture,…

    Hardback – 2016-07-27 
    Routledge

  • Politics and Constitutions in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Marco Bunte, Bjorn Dressel

    In recent years the constitutional landscape of Southeast Asia has changed tremendously. Against a worldwide background of liberalization, globalization, and democratization, states in the region have begun to alter their constitutions, reinforcing human rights provisions, and putting in place…

    Hardback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Rethinking Power Relations in Indonesia

    Transforming the Margins

    Edited by Michaela Haug, Martin Rossler, 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…

    Hardback – 2016-07-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Constitutional Interpretation in Singapore

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Jaclyn L Neo

    At the heart of constitutional interpretation is the struggle between, on the one hand, fidelity to founding meanings, and, on the other hand, creative interpretation to suit the context and needs of an evolving society. This book considers the recent growth of constitutional cases in…

    Hardback – 2016-06-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Democracy, Media and Law in Malaysia and Singapore

    A Space for Speech

    Edited by Andrew T. Kenyon, Tim Marjoribanks, Amanda Whiting

    Commentators on the media in Southeast Asia either emphasise with optimism the prospect for new media to provide possibilities for greater democratic discourse, or else, less optimistically, focus on the continuing ability of governments to exercise tight and sophisticated control of the media.…

    Paperback – 2016-06-20
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

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