South East Asian Studies Products

  • Thailand's International Meditation Centers

    Tourism and the Global Commodification of Religious Practices, 1st Edition

    By Brooke Schedneck

    This book explores contemporary practices within the new institution of international meditation centers in Thailand. It discusses the development of the lay vipassana meditation movement in Thailand and relates Thai Buddhism to contemporary processes of commodification and globalisation. Through…

    Paperback – 2017-05-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Rights in Asia

    1st Edition

    By Robert J. Hanlon

    As globalization has brought about new concerns and responsibilities for business, particularly in the realm of human rights, many multinational corporations (MNC) operating in Asia have argued that such rights are the responsibility of government. However, as globalization continues to improve…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Democratization in China, Korea and Southeast Asia?

    Local and National Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Xiao Zhou, Shelley Rigger, Lynn T. White III

    Rapid economic pluralization in East Asia has empowered local and medial groups, and with this change comes the need to rethink usual notions regarding ways in which "democracies" emerge or "citizens" gain more power. Careful examination of current developments in China, Korea, and Southeast Asia…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Security, Development and Nation-Building in Timor-Leste

    A Cross-sectoral Assessment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vandra Harris, Andrew Goldsmith

    Despite Timor-Leste’s high expectations when it became independent from Indonesia in 2002, the country is ranked among the least developed countries in the world. It has found itself at the centre of international attention in the last decade, with one of the biggest interventions in UN history, as…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Economic Integration in East Asia

    Production networks and small and medium enterprises, 1st Edition

    By Charles Harvie, Dionisius Narjoko, Sothea Oum

    International production networks in manufacturing, particularly in machinery industries, have rapidly developed over the last two decades, resulting in dramatic increases in intra-regional and intra-industry trade, providing a key source of regional growth, integration and development in East Asia…

    Paperback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge

  • Food Security and Development

    Country Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Udaya Sekhar Nagothu

    The global food system is characterized by large numbers of people experiencing food insecurity and hunger on the one hand, and vast amounts of food waste and overconsumption on the other. This book brings together experiences from different countries addressing the challenges associated with food…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge

  • Intimate Economies of Development

    Mobility, Sexuality and Health in Asia, 1st Edition

    By Chris Lyttleton

    Aspirations, desires, opportunism and exploitation are seldom considered as fundamental elements of donor-driven development as it impacts on the lives of people in poor countries. Yet, alongside structural interventions, emotional or affective engagements are central to processes of social change…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Equity, Opportunity and Education in Postcolonial Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cynthia Joseph, Julie Matthews

    Equity, Opportunity and Education in Postcolonial Southeast Asia addresses the ways in which colonial histories, nationalist impulses and forces of globalization shape equity and access to education in Southeast Asia. Although increasingly identified as a regional grouping (ASEAN), Malaysia,…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge

  • Creating Multicultural Citizens

    A Portrayal of Contemporary Indonesian Education, 1st Edition

    By Raihani

    Despite the largest-scale decentralisation of education since 1999, which broadly led to the marketisation of education, it is not clear how school education responds to the multicultural realities of Indonesian society and ethno-religious conflicts. Creating Multicultural Citizens presents a…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge

  • The South China Sea Maritime Dispute

    Political, Legal and Regional Perspectives, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

  • Economic Growth and Employment in Vietnam

    1st Edition

    By David Lim

    Vietnam has enjoyed significant economic success since the implementation of its "doi moi" reforms, including rapid growth in GDP, exports and foreign and domestic investment, and a shedding of poorly-performing state-owned enterprises. Despite this, however, the economic situation for many…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Indonesia-Malaysia Relations

    Cultural Heritage, Politics and Labour Migration, 1st Edition

    By Marshall Clark, Juliet Pietsch

    Drawing on social media, cinema, cultural heritage and public opinion polls, this book examines Indonesia and Malaysia from a comparative postcolonial perspective. The Indonesia–Malaysia relationship is one of the most important bilateral relationships in Southeast Asia, especially because…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

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