South East Asian Studies Products

  • Historical Injustice and Democratic Transition in Eastern Asia and Northern Europe

    Ghosts at the Table of Democracy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Christie, Robert Cribb

    The memory of past atrocity lingers like a ghost at the table of democracy. Injustices carried out in the past - from massacres and murder to repression and detention - embitter societies and distort their structures so that the process of establishing and running a democracy carries an extra…

    Paperback – 2019-01-22
    Routledge

  • Food Consumption in the City

    Practices and patterns in urban Asia and the Pacific, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marlyne Sahakian, Czarina Saloma, Suren Erkman

    Food consumption patterns and practices are rapidly changing in Asia and the Pacific, and nowhere are these changes more striking than in urban areas. This book brings together scholars from  anthropology, sociology, environmental studies, tourism, architecture and development studies to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Military, Monarchy and Repression

    Assessing Thailand's Authoritarian Turn, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • How Power Shapes Energy Transitions in Southeast Asia

    A complex governance challenge, 1st Edition

    By Jens Marquardt

    An understanding of the role of energy-related governance systems and the conditions required for a shift towards renewables in developing countries is urgently needed in order to tap into the global potential of low-carbon development. Although renewable energy sources have become technically…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Indo-Australian Relations

    Encounters beyond the State, 1st Edition

    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,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

  • Nation-Building and National Identity in Timor-Leste

    1st Edition

    By Michael Leach

    Timor-Leste’s long journey to nationhood spans 450 years of colonial rule by Portugal, a short-lived independence in 1975, and a 24-year occupation by Indonesia. This book examines the history of nation-building and national identity in Timor-Leste, and the evolution of a collective identity…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Migration, Micro-Business and Tourism in Thailand

    Highlanders in the City, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Trupp

    Visitors to Thailand’s urban and beach-sided tourist hotspots notice the presence of colourful and predominantly female vendors offering self-made and mass-manufactured products. A high percentage of these vendors are members of the highland ethnic minority group of Akha who have become…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Diasporas, Migrations and Mobilities

  • Visual Media in Indonesia

    Video Vanguard, 1st Edition

    By Edwin Jurriëns

    In the age of digital communication and global capitalism, people’s mental, social and natural environments are interconnected in complex and often unpredictable ways. This book focuses on the visual media, one of the key factors in shaping the contemporary ecology of colliding environments.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • The Army and the Indonesian Genocide

    Mechanics of Mass Murder, 1st Edition

    By Jess Melvin

    For the past half century, the Indonesian military has depicted the 1965-66 killings, which resulted in the murder of approximately one million unarmed civilians, as the outcome of a spontaneous uprising. This formulation not only denied military agency behind the killings, it also denied that the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • Populist Threats and Democracy’s Fate in Southeast Asia

    Thailand, the Philippines, and Indonesia, 1st Edition

    By William Case

    Democracy in Southeast Asia has been explained using a number of factors including historical legacies, social structures, developmental levels, transitional processes, and institutional designs while other elements, such as elite-level relations and social coalitions, have been overlooked. This…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Maritime Security and Indonesia

    Cooperation, Interests and Strategies, 1st Edition

    By Senia Febrica

    Indonesia is the largest archipelago state in the world comprising 17,480 islands, with a maritime territory measuring close to 6 million square kilometres. It is located between the two key shipping routes of the Pacific and Indian Ocean. Indonesia’s cooperation in maritime security initiatives is…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • The Authoritarian Public Sphere

    Legitimation and Autocratic Power in North Korea, Burma, and China, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

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