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  • Routledge Handbook of the Contemporary Philippines

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark R. Thompson, Eric Vincent C. Batalla

    The Philippines is a fascinating example of a "poor country democracy" where issues of economic development and poverty, political participation and stability, as well as ethnicity and migration are crucial. The Routledge Handbook of the Contemporary Philippines provides a comprehensive overview of…

    Hardback – 2018-03-05
    Routledge

  • Jakarta

    Claiming spaces and rights in the city, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jorgen Hellman, Marie Thynell, Roanne van Voorst

    Jakarta is being transformed in an unknown speed and manner by new types of urban authorities and drivers of transformation. These actors are moving in a field of opportunity that was created by recent and severe changes in the economic, socio-political and natural environment of Jakarta.…

    Hardback – 2018-03-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Urban Asia

  • Sex Trafficking and the Media

    Perspectives from Thailand and the United States, 1st Edition

    By Meghan Sobel

    This book explores how sex trafficking has been reported in the media. The book is set in the context of reportage of this human rights abuse in two varying political landscapes – the United States being a developed democracy and Thailand experiencing continued political turmoil including a May…

    Hardback – 2018-02-22
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • The Dismantling of Japan's Empire in East Asia

    Deimperialization, Postwar Legitimation and Imperial Afterlife, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barak Kushner, Sherzod Muminov

    The end of Japan’s empire appeared to happen very suddenly and cleanly – but, as this book shows, it was in fact very messy, with a long period of establishing or re-establishing the postwar order. Moreover, as the authors argue, empires have afterlives, which, in the case of Japan’s empire, is not…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Women and the Politics of Representation in Southeast Asia

    Engendering discourse in Singapore and Malaysia, 1st Edition

    By Adeline Koh, Yu-Mei Balasingamchow

    Singapore and Malaysia are rapidly modernising, globalising Asian states which, although being distinct nations since 1965, share common elements in the on-going struggle over the meaning of gender and sexuality in their societies. This is the first book to discuss a range of discourses around…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Local Governance in Timor-Leste

    Lessons in postcolonial state-building, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Cummins

    Across many parts of the postcolonial world, it is everyday reality for people to cross regularly between state-based and customary governance, institutions and norms. This book examines this phenomenon in the context of the villages of Timor-Leste, and the state-building efforts that have been…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Routledge Handbook of the Environment in Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Hirsch

    The environment is one of the defining issues of our times, and it is closely linked to questions and dilemmas surrounding economic development. Southeast Asia is one of the world’s most economically and demographically dynamic regions, and it is also one in which a host of environmental issues…

    Paperback – 2018-01-23
    Routledge

  • 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

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