South East Asian Studies Products

  • Politics and Governance in Indonesia

    The Police in the Era of Reformasi, 1st Edition

    By Muradi

    How does an authoritarian state reform its police force following a transition to democracy? In 1998, Indonesia, the third largest country in the world, faced just such a challenge. Policing had long been managed under the jurisdiction of the military, as an instrument of the Suharto regime – and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • Democracy, Corruption and the Politics of Spirits in Contemporary Indonesia

    1st Edition

    By Nils Bubandt

    Indonesia has been an electoral democracy for more than a decade, and yet the political landscape of the world’s third-largest democracy is as complex and enigmatic as ever. The country has achieved a successful transition to democracy and yet Indonesian democracy continues to be flawed, illiberal,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

  • Identity and the State in Malaysia

    1st Edition

    By Fausto Barlocco

    Using the case study of the Kadazan of Sabah, a region in the Malaysian section of Borneo, this book examines national, ethnic and local identities in post-colonial states. It shows the importance of the connection between lived experience and identity and belonging, and by doing so, provides a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

  • Political Participation in Asia

    Defining and Deploying Political Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Hansson, Meredith L. Weiss

    A combination of economic transformation, political transitions and changes in media have substantially, if incrementally, altered the terrain for political participation globally, particularly in Asia, home to several of the most dramatic such shifts over the past two decades. This book explores…

    Hardback – 2017-10-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Interpreting Communal Violence in Myanmar

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Cheesman

    Myanmar’s recovery from half a century of military rule has been fraught. As in other religiously, culturally and linguistically heterogeneous countries where a dictatorship has loosened a tight grip, people there have wanted for democratic institutions to express and manage conflict. Under these…

    Hardback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge

  • Human Trafficking in Colonial Vietnam

    1st Edition

    By Micheline Lessard

    Examining the widespread phenomenon of human trafficking in Vietnam during the period of French colonial rule, this book focuses on the practice of kidnapping or stealing Vietnamese women and children for sale in Chinese markets from the 1870s through to the 1940s. The book brings to light the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Advancing the Regional Commons in the New East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Siriporn Wajjwalku, Kong Chong Ho, Osamu Yoshida

    Advancing the Regional Commons in the New East Asia highlights a number of interests which members of ASEAN and Plus Three countries collectively recognize. This set of common interests includes not only economic development but also social development. Written by nationals in their respective…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge

  • Institutionalizing East Asia

    Mapping and Reconfiguring Regional Cooperation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alice D. Ba, Cheng-Chwee Kuik, Sueo Sudo

    Institutional activities have remarkably transformed East Asia, a region once known for the absence of regionalism and regime-building efforts. Yet the dynamics of this Asian institutionalization have remained an understudied area of research. This book offers one of the first scholarly attempts to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge

  • Islam in Modern Thailand

    Faith, Philanthropy and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Rajeswary Ampalavanar Brown

    This book addresses the complexity of Islam in Thailand, by focusing on Islamic charities and institutions affiliated to the mosque. By extrapolating through Islam and the waqf (Islamic charity) in different regions of Thailand the diversity in races and institutions, it demonstrates the regional…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Being Catholic in the Contemporary Philippines

    Young People Reinterpreting Religion, 1st Edition

    By Jayeel Serrano Cornelio

    This book, based on extensive original research, examines the nature of Catholicism in the contemporary Philippines. It shows how Catholicism is apparently flourishing, with good attendance at Sunday Masses, impressive religious processions and flourishing charismatic groups, and with interventions…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

  • Environmental Regulation and Public Disclosure

    The Case of PROPER in Indonesia, 1st Edition

    By Shakeb Afsah, Allen Blackman, Jorge H. Garcia, Thomas Sterner

    This book is a remarkable case study of an environmental policy initiative for a national environmental regulatory system in the information age. In 1995 the Indonesian Ministry of Environment took the bold step to launch an environmental disclosure initiative called the Program for Pollution…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    RFF Press
    Environment for Development

  • Growing up Female in Multi-Ethnic Malaysia

    1st Edition

    By Cynthia Joseph

    This book provides a rich, detailed analysis of the experiences of young women growing up in post-colonial, rapidly modernizing Malaysia. It considers the impact of ethnicity, socio-economic status, and school experiences and achievement. It discusses the effects of Malaysia’s ethnic affirmative…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

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