South East Asian Politics Products

  • The Authoritarian Public Sphere

    Legitimation and Autocratic Power in North Korea, Burma, and China

    By Alexander Dukalskis

    Authoritarian regimes craft and disseminate reasons, stories, and explanations for why they are entitled to rule. To shield those legitimating messages from criticism, authoritarian regimes also censor information that they find threatening. While committed opponents of the regime may be violently…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge Studies on Comparative Asian Politics

  • Gender Responsive Budgeting in Fragile States

    The Case of Timor-Leste

    By Monica Costa

    A growing number of governments have made commitments to achieving gender equality and women's rights, with many using gender responsive budgeting (GRB) to allocate resources for the delivery of economic policy and governance that equally benefits men and women. At a time when GRB is…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • Governing Global-City Singapore

    Plausible Futures After Lee Kuan Yew

    By Kenneth Paul Tan

    This book provides a detailed analysis of how governance in Singapore has evolved since independence to become what it is today, and what its prospects might be in a post-Lee Kuan Yew future. Firstly, it discusses the question of political leadership, electoral dominance and legislative monopoly in…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Politics in Asia

  • Military, Monarchy and Repression

    Assessing Thailand's Authoritarian Turn

    Edited by Kevin Hewison, Veerayooth Kanchoochat

    Thailand’s politics has been contentious in recent years. With a military coup in 2006 and another in 2014, the country has moved from being a promising electoral democracy to a military dictatorship. Electoral politics was embraced enthusiastically by some groups, including those in rural areas of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 

  • The South China Sea Maritime Dispute

    Political, Legal and Regional Perspectives

    Edited by Leszek Buszynski, Christopher B. Roberts

    The South China Sea is a major strategic waterway for trade and oil shipments to Japan, Korea as well as southern China. It has been the focus of a maritime dispute which has continued now for over six decades, with competing claims from China, Vietnam, the Philippines, Indonesia and Brunei.…

    Paperback – 2016-12-10 
    Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Myanmar

    Edited by Adam Simpson, Nicholas Farrelly, Ian Holliday

    Few countries in the world have experienced the extraordinary path taken by Myanmar (Burma) over the past few years. After five decades of military rule, national elections in 2010 reinstated legislative influence and ushered in an era of political and economic reforms that are having far reaching…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 

  • Torture and Peacebuilding in Indonesia

    By Budi Hernawan

    This book analyses state-sponsored torture and peacebuilding in Indonesia. It focuses on the case study of Papua, which provides a thought-provoking example of the intricacy and complexity of building peace amidst enduring conflict and violence. The author examines complex power relations that have…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia 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…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 

  • 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 – 2016-10-31 
    Politics in Asia

  • 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 – 2016-09-15

  • 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 – 2016-09-15

  • 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 – 2016-08-09
    Politics in Asia

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