South East Asian Studies Products

  • Eastern Westerns

    Film and Genre Outside and Inside Hollywood, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Teo

    The western, one of Hollywood’s great film genres, has, surprisingly, enjoyed a revival recently in Asia and in other parts of the world, whilst at the same time declining in America. Although the western is often seen as an example of American cultural dominance, this book challenges this view. It…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Sex Trafficking in Southeast Asia

    A History of Desire, Duty, and Debt, 1st Edition

    By Trude Jacobsen

    This book brings an important new perspective to the study of sex trafficking by considering the different types of social contracts which existed in the past that had sexual labour or activity as an inherent component. It outlines the nature of these social institutions – marriage, temporary…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Family and Population Changes in Singapore

    A unique case in the global family change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wei-Jun Jean Yeung, Shu Hu

    This book depicts the evolution of Singapore’s family and population landscape in the last half a century, the related public policies, and future challenges. Since the country gained independence in 1965, family and population policies have been integral to her nation-building strategies. The…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • A Genealogy of Islamic Feminism

    Pattern and Change in Indonesia, 1st Edition

    By Etin Anwar

    A Genealogy of Islamic Feminism offers a new insight on the changing relationship between Islam and feminism from the colonial era in the 1900s to the early 1990s in Indonesia. The book juxtaposes both colonial and postcolonial sites to show the changes and the patterns of the encounters between…

    Hardback – 2018-04-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Islamic Studies Series

  • Theravada Buddhism in Colonial Contexts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Borchert

    Over the course of the nineteenth century, most of the Theravada world of Southeast Asia came under the colonial domination of European powers. While this has long been seen as a central event in the development of modern forms of Theravada Buddhism, most discussions have focused on specific…

    Hardback – 2018-04-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Institutions and Economic Growth in Asia

    The Case of Mainland China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia, 1st Edition

    By Flora Huang, Horace Yeung

    This book explores the role of institutions in economic growth, looking in particular at specific Asian countries and at particular cities within those countries. It considers a wide range of factors besides institutions, including the law, cultural factors and overall government arrangements. The…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Economic Growth and Development Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Politics in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shiping Hua

    The Routledge Handbook of Politics in Asia is designed to serve as a comprehensive reference guide to politics in Asia. Covering East, South, Southeast, and Central Asia, this handbook brings together the work of leading international academics to cover the political histories, institutions,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26
    Routledge

  • Islamic Education in Indonesia and Malaysia

    Shaping Minds, Saving Souls, 1st Edition

    By Azmil Mohd Tayeb

    Despite their close geographic and cultural ties, Indonesia and Malaysia have dramatically different Islamic education, with that in Indonesia being relatively decentralized and discursively diverse, while that in Malaysia is centralized and discursively restricted. The book explores the nature of…

    Hardback – 2018-03-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Indonesia’s Foreign Policy and Grand Strategy in the 21st Century

    Rise of an Indo-Pacific Power, 1st Edition

    By Vibhanshu Shekhar

    This book examines the changes in Indonesian foreign policy during the 21st century as it seeks to position itself as a great power in the Indo-Pacific region. The rise of 21st-century Indonesia is becoming a permanent fixture in both the domestic and global discourses. Though there has been…

    Hardback – 2018-03-21
    Routledge
    Asian Security Studies

  • Dynamics of Change in East Asia

    Historical Trajectories and Contemporary Development, 1st Edition

    By P.W. Preston

    Over the past forty years, East Asia has been radically transformed from a war-damaged sub-continent to a region of global pre-eminence. With new, highly developed scientific resources, great economic strengths, significant global trading links and equally powerful financial resources, East Asia is…

    Paperback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge

  • Asia and the Middle-Income Trap

    1st Edition

    Edited by Francis E. Hutchinson, Sanchita Basu Das

    The term ‘Middle-Income Trap’ refers to countries which stagnate economically after reaching a certain level of per capita income on the basis of labour- and capital-intensive growth, and are struggling to transition towards more skill-intensive and technology-driven development. It has resonance…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15
    Routledge

  • Change and Continuity in the Pacific

    Revisiting the Region, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Connell, Helen Lee

    Thousands of studies have been conducted by social scientists in the villages and islands, and increasingly in the towns, of the Pacific. Despite this, there are few longitudinal studies of any great depth and sophistication in the region. The contributors to this book have all conducted long-term…

    Hardback – 2018-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

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