South East Asian Studies Products

  • The Thiri Rama

    Finding Ramayana in Myanmar, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dawn F. Rooney

    The Thiri Rama – or the Great Rama – was written for court performance and is the only known illustrated version of the Ramayana story in Myanmar. Based on palm-leaf manuscripts and scenes carved on over 300 sandstone plaques at a mid-nineteenth-century Buddhist pagoda west of Mandalay in Myanmar,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge India

  • Neutrality in Southeast Asia

    Concepts and Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Tarling

    This book analyses the notion of neutrality to the politics of the state in Southeast Asia. Distinguishing among neutrality, neutralism and neutralisation, it asks what relation do the concepts bear to the independence of states, and how do they relate to other forms of inter-state relations and to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Law and Society in Malaysia

    Pluralism, Religion and Ethnicity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Harding, Dian A. H. Shah

    This book provides a systematic and interdisciplinary examination of law and legal institutions in Malaysia. It examines legal issues from historical, social, and political perspectives, and discusses the role of law in relation to Malaysian multiculturalism, religion, politics, and society. It…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Indonesia and the Politics of Disaster

    Power and Representation in Indonesia�s Mud Volcano, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Engendering the Buddhist State

    Territory, Sovereignty and Sexual Difference in the Inventions of Angkor, 1st Edition

    By Ashley Thompson

    Drawing from more than a decade of field and archival research, this monograph concerns Cambodian cultural history and historiography, with an ultimate aim of broadening and deepening bases for understanding the Cambodian Theravadin politico-cultural complex. The book takes the form of an…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Living Out Sexuality and Faith

    Body Admissions of Malaysian Gay and Bisexual Men, 1st Edition

    By Joseph N. Goh

    Sexuality, religion and faith often have complex and conflicting interactions, on both personal and societal levels. Numerous studies have been conducted on queer subjects, but they have predominantly focused on ‘Western’ expressions of faith and queer identities. This book contributes to the wider…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Marriage, Gender and Islam in Indonesia

    Women Negotiating Informal Marriage, Divorce and Desire, 1st Edition

    By Maria Platt

    Marriage is central to Indonesia’s social fabric and critical in defining socially legitimate relationships. This book offers a rich anthropological account of Muslim Indonesian women’s experiences of courtship, love, marital discord and separation, polygamy, divorce and remarriage. By applying a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • 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

  • Small States and Hegemonic Competition in Southeast Asia

    Pursuing Autonomy, Security and Development amid Great Power Politics, 1st Edition

    By Chih-Mao Tang

    In the last few decades, Southeast Asia has become generally more peaceful and more prosperous, with progress in economic development, regional cooperation and integration. ASEAN in particular plays a leading role within and beyond the region in promoting multilateral cooperation in both security…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10

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