South East Asian Studies Products

  • Media Consumption in Malaysia

    A Hermeneutics of Human Behaviour, 1st Edition

    By Tony Wilson

    How do visitors immersing themselves in material places such as shopping malls or video sites online make sense of the experience, enabling criticizing - or consenting to content? How is this evident in behaviour? Reflecting on accounts by Chinese, Indian, Malay and Indigenous members of Malaysian…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Philippine Politics

    Possibilities and Problems in a Localist Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Lynn T. White III

    Philippine political history, especially in the twentieth century, challenges the image of democratic evolution as serving the people, and does so in ways that reveal inadequately explored aspects of many democracies. In the first decades of the twenty-first century the Philippines has nonetheless…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • China-Malaysia Relations and Foreign Policy

    1st Edition

    By Razak Abdullah

    When Malaysian Prime Minister, Tun Abdul Razak Hussein, paid an official visit to China in May 1974, it secured Malaysia a place in the annals of regional diplomatic history as the first ASEAN country to establish full diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China. This book analyses the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Education in the Global City

    The manufacturing of education in Singapore, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aaron Koh, Terence Chong

    Education in the Global City examines education in Singapore through the critical lens of ‘manufacturing’. The book brings together two disparate fields which inform each other, education and the ‘global city’; and the book’s contributors analyse and critique the manufacturing of Singapore…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Thailand in the Cold War

    1st Edition

    By Matthew Phillips

    Thailand’s position during the Cold War was ambiguous: the country’s political leadership was very keen to maintain the country’s independence on the world stage, yet at the same time was anxious to establish the country’s credentials as staunchly anti-communist. However, as this book argues,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Early Modern Southeast Asia, 1350-1800

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ooi Keat Gin, Hoang Anh Tuan

    This book presents extensive new research findings on and new thinking about Southeast Asia in this interesting, richly diverse, but much understudied period. It examines the wide and well-developed trading networks, explores the different kinds of regimes and the nature of power and security,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Southeast Asia and the European Union

    Non-traditional security crises and cooperation, 1st Edition

    By Naila Maier-Knapp

    Amidst the Eurozone crisis, the European Union (EU) is stepping up its dialogue and engagement with and within Southeast Asia. The EU’s contemporary approach towards Asia emphasises the importance of open economies and common challenges of the 21st Century. So-called non-traditional security issues…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Rhetoric and the Decolonization and Recolonization of East Timor

    1st Edition

    By David Hicks

    By the end of the 1960s the process of decolonization had practically run its course in Southeast Asia. One exception, however, was tiny Portuguese Timor, where notions of self-determination and independence had yet to be generated. In 1974, the Carnation Revolution in Portugal brought about the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Post-Tsunami Recovery in Thailand

    Socio-cultural responses, 1st Edition

    By Monica Lindberg Falk

    Of all the huge natural disasters that claimed the lives of thousands in Asia, the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004 was the largest, estimated to have killed more than 230,000 people. The scope of damage brought about by this natural disaster urges focus on recovery and post-disaster reconstruction…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

  • Brunei – History, Islam, Society and Contemporary Issues

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ooi Keat Gin

    Brunei, although a relatively small state, is disproportionately important on account of its rich resource base. In addition, in recent years the country has endeavoured to play a greater role in regional affairs, especially through ASEAN, holding the chair of the organisation in 2013, and also…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Religion, Law and Intolerance in Indonesia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Lindsey, Helen Pausacker

    Despite its overwhelmingly Muslim majority, Indonesia has always been seen as exceptional for its diversity and pluralism. In recent years, however, there has been a rise in "majoritarianism", with resurgent Islamist groups pushing hard to impose conservative values on public life – in many cases…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Constitutional Interpretation in Singapore

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jaclyn L Neo

    At the heart of constitutional interpretation is the struggle between, on the one hand, fidelity to founding meanings, and, on the other hand, creative interpretation to suit the context and needs of an evolving society. This book considers the recent growth of constitutional cases in…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

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