South East Asian Studies Products

  • Routledge Revivals: Economic Development and the Role of Women (1989)

    An Interdisciplinary Approach, 1st Edition

    By Ruth Taplin

    First published in 1989, this book provides a macro-micro approach to economic development — taking account of multi-level linkages, both inter and intra, that had been missed by previous analyses. The author argues that these linkages demonstrate that social and economic change may occur from the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Kinship, population and social reproduction in the 'new Indonesia'

    A study of Nuaulu cultural resilience, 1st Edition

    By Roy Ellen

    Nuaulu people on the Indonesian island of Seram have displayed remarkable linguistic and cultural resilience over a period of 50 years. In 1970 their language and traditional culture was widely considered ‘endangered.’ Despite this, Nuaulu have not only maintained their animist identity and shown a…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Malaysia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Meredith L. Weiss

    The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Malaysia offers a broad, analytical survey of Malaysia. It provides a comprehensive survey of significant topics in Malaysian politics, economy, and society today, focussing on issues, institutions, and trends. It is divided into four thematic sections, which…

    Paperback – 2018-05-29
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Democratization

    1st Edition

    Edited by William Case

    Southeast Asia, an economically dynamic and strategically vital region, seemed until recently to be transiting to more democratic politics. This progress has suddenly stalled or even gone into reverse, requiring that analysts seriously rethink their expectations and theorizing. Now available in…

    Paperback – 2018-05-29
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Economics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Coxhead

    Now available in paperback, the Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Economics offers new insights into the rapidly developing economies of Southeast Asia. Despite widespread initial deprivation, Southeast Asia has achieved and sustained a remarkable rate of growth, in the course of which tens of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-22
    Routledge

  • Regional Community Building in East Asia

    Countries in Focus, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lee Lai To, Zarina Othman

    This volume is a collection of papers written by nationals or former nationals of the respective country in ASEAN and Northeast Asia. Unlike other works written by scholars outside ASEAN or East Asia, it offers an insider’s point of view of the 10 ASEAN states, China, Japan and South Korea on…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Postcolonial Lesbian Identities in Singapore

    Re-thinking global sexualities, 1st Edition

    By Shawna Tang

    Taking lesbians in Singapore as a case study, this book explores the possibility of a modern gay identity in a postcolonial society, that is not dependent on Western queer norms. It looks at the core question of how this identity can be reconciled with local culture and how it relates to global…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Intangible Cultural Heritage in Contemporary China

    The participation of local communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Khun Eng Kuah, Zhaohui Liu

    This edited book examines the significance of intangible cultural heritage to local communities and the state in Hong Kong and China. Through ethnographic studies, the various chapters in this edited book argue for the role of the local community in the creation and conservation of the intangible…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • US-China Competition and the South China Sea Disputes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Huiyun Feng, Kai He

    Traditionally, the South China Sea (SCS) issue was not on the negotiation table between the United States and China. However, the tensions between the United States and China over the SCS have gradually simmered up to a strategic level. Why and how did the SCS become a flashpoint between the United…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Resettlement Policy in Large Development Projects

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ryo Fujikura, Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Hydropower generation by construction of large dams attracts considerable attention as a feasible renewable energy source to meet the power demand in Asian cities. However, large development projects cause involuntary resettlement. Of the world’s forty to eighty million resettlers, many resettlers…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • De-centring Land Grabbing

    Southeast Asia Perspectives on Agrarian-Environmental Transformations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Vandergeest, Laura Schoenberger

    Southeast Asia has been portrayed as a key site in the global land grab. Featuring leading scholars in the field, this collection critically examines the nature and extent of land grabbing in Southeast Asia, and seeks to locate this phenomena in broader agrarian and environmental transitions (AET).…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge
    Critical Agrarian Studies

  • Cultures of Development

    Vietnam, Brazil and the Unsung Vanguard of Prosperity, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Warren

    The North Atlantic development establishment has had a blemished track record over the past 65 years. In addition to a sizeable portfolio of failure, the few economic success stories in the developing world, such as South Korea and China, have been achieved by rejecting the advice of Western…

    Paperback – 2018-04-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

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