South East Asian Studies Products

  • 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

  • Education, Industrialization and the End of Empire in Singapore

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Blackburn

    Singapore under the ruling People’s Action Party government has been categorized as a developmental state which has utilized education as an instrument of its economic policies and nation-building agenda. However, contrary to accepted assumptions, the use of education by the state to promote…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Reinventing Regional Security Institutions in Asia and Africa

    Power shifts, ideas, and institutional change, 1st Edition

    By Kei Koga

    Regional security institutions play a significant role in shaping the behavior of existing and rising regional powers by nurturing security norms and rules, monitoring state activities, and sometimes imposing sanctions, thereby formulating the configuration of regional security dynamics. Yet, their…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Foundations of Islamic Governance

    A Southeast Asian Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Maszlee Malik

    The aim of this book is to explore and analyze the Islamic axioms, foundation principles and values underpinning the field of governance in an attempt to construct the architectonics of a new systemic and dynamic theory and formulate the articulation of ‘Islamic governance’. This discursive and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Power Politics and the Indonesian Military

    1st Edition

    By Damien Kingsbury

    Throughout the postwar history of Indonesia, the military have played a key role in the politics of the country and in imposing unity on a fragmentary state. The collapse of the authoritarian New Order government of President Suharto weakened the state and the armed forces briefly lost their grip…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • The Vietnamese Economy

    Awakening the Dormant Dragon, 1st Edition

    Edited by CHI DO-PHAM, Binh Tran-Nam

    This book, written by economists of Vietnamese origin, is an extremely comprehensive collection on economic issues facing Vietnam. The spectrum of topics covered includes macroeconomics, microeconomics, international trade, agriculture, education, communication, institutional reforms, income…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Governing Global-City Singapore

    Legacies and Futures After Lee Kuan Yew, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Paul Tan

    This book provides a detailed analysis of how governance in Singapore has evolved since independence to become what it is today, and what its prospects might be in a post-Lee Kuan Yew (LKY) future. First, it discusses the question of political leadership, electoral dominance, and legislative…

    Paperback – 2018-08-03
    Routledge

  • International Relations as a Discipline in Thailand

    Theory and Sub-fields, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chanintira na Thalang, Soravis Jayanama, Jittipat Poonkham

    There has long been considerable debate about the nature of non-Western IR theory. Most attempts to understand such a phenomenon begin by taking a top-down approach on a country by country basis. Instead, this book takes a bottom-up approach, involving specialists from a range of Thai universities,…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31
    Routledge
    IR Theory and Practice in Asia

  • Cultural Policy in South Korea

    Making a New Patron State, 1st Edition

    By Hye-Kyung Lee

    This is the first English-language book on cultural policy in Korea, which critically historicises and analyses the contentious and dynamic development of the policy. It highlights that the evolution of cultural policy has been bound up with the complicated political, economic and social trajectory…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

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