South East Asian Politics Products

  • Access to Higher Education

    Refugees' Stories from Malaysia, 1st Edition

    By Lucy Bailey, Gül İnanç

    Until 2015, no refugees in Malaysia were able to access higher education, and they were unable to attend government schooling. Since then, six private higher education institutions have agreed to open their doors to refugees for the first time. This book contains stories from this small group of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-03 
    Routledge

  • China Studies in the Philippines

    Intellectual Paths and the Formation of a Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tina S Clemente, Chih-yu Shih

    As China Studies has grown as a discipline, it has also tended to be dominated by the major international powers, particularly China itself, and the USA. It is important to remember, however, that there is a rich and diverse history of China Studies elsewhere, especially in Southeast Asia. The…

    Paperback – 2020-02-03 
    Routledge

  • The Appeal of the Philippines

    Spain, Cultural Representation and Politics, 1st Edition

    By José Miguel Díaz Rodríguez

    This book examines the different means through which Spain has revisited its ex-colony - the Philippines - since 2000. Focusing on several major exhibitions organised in the period 1998-2017, the ‘poetics’ (narratives and meaning) and ‘politics’ (institutional power) of Spanish representations of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-03 
    Routledge

  • Interpreting Communal Violence in Myanmar

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Cheesman

    Myanmar’s recovery from half a century of military rule has been fraught. As in other religiously, culturally and linguistically heterogeneous countries where a dictatorship has loosened a tight grip, people there have wanted for democratic institutions to express and manage conflict. Under these…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Power Relations in Indonesia

    Transforming the Margins, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michaela Haug, Martin Rössler, 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Transformations in Independent Timor-Leste

    Dynamics of Social and Cultural Cohabitations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susana de Matos Viegas, Rui Feijó

    1999 was a decisive year in the long history of the people of Timor-Leste, whose future was open when they voted for independence in a UN-sponsored referendum. Its results left no doubt that the Timorese considered themselves to be a nation wishing to have their own state, which they would…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Media Globalization and Digital Journalism in Malaysia

    Network Newswork, 1st Edition

    By Amira Firdaus

    The media ecology within which conventional mainstream journalism currently operates has undergone major transformations since the advent of social media. These transformations arise from the disruption brought upon by the emergence of networked, interactive platforms and user-driven online…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Gender Responsive Budgeting in Fragile States

    The Case of Timor-Leste, 1st Edition

    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 benefit men and women equally. At a time when GRB is…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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

    Finding the Middle Ground, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Anti-genocide Activists and the Responsibility to Protect

    1st Edition

    By Annette Jansen

    Although the Genocide Convention was already adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1945, it was only in the late 1990s that groups of activists emerged calling for military interventions to halt mass atrocities. The question of who these anti-genocide activists are and what motivates them to call…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Japan's Quest for Stability in Southeast Asia

    Navigating the Turning Points in Postwar Asia, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • The King and the Making of Modern Thailand

    1st Edition

    By Antonio L. Rappa

    The making of modern Thailand is grounded in specific political institutions, Brahmanical tropes, and sacred Buddhist traditions stylized with Hindu rituals. Over and above these mysterious practices and ancient customs, modern Thailand is a product of the late Great Rama IX Bhumibol Adulyadej.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

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