South East Asian Politics Products

  • Nation-building and National Identity in Timor-Leste

    By Michael Leach

    Timor-Leste’s long journey to nationhood spans 450 years of colonial rule by Portugal, a short-lived independence in 1975, and a 24-year occupation by Indonesia. This book examines the history of nation-building and national identity in Timor-Leste, and the evolution of a collective identity…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Governing Global-City Singapore

    Plausible Futures After Lee Kuan Yew

    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 future. Firstly, it discusses the question of political leadership, electoral dominance and legislative monopoly in…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Military, Monarchy and Repression

    Assessing Thailand's Authoritarian Turn

    Edited by Kevin Hewison, Veerayooth Kanchoochat

    Kevin Hewison is Emeritus Professor in Asian Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Visiting Professor at the Institute of China Studies, University of Malaya. He is the author of more than 200 publications of politics, development and labour issues in Thailand and on…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Piracy in Southeast Asia

    Trends, Hotspots and Responses

    Edited by Carolin Liss, Ted Biggs

    This book combines multi-disciplinary ethnographic and theoretical approaches to examine piracy in Southeast Asia and the regional and international responses to this threat. During the piracy boom of the early to mid-2000s, the issue of piracy in Southeast Asia received substantial academic…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • Creating Multicultural Citizens

    A Portrayal of Contemporary Indonesian Education

    By Raihani

    Despite the largest-scale decentralisation of education since 1999, which broadly led to the marketisation of education, it is not clear how school education responds to the multicultural realities of Indonesian society and ethno-religious conflicts. Creating Multicultural Citizens presents a…

    Paperback – 2016-12-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

  • The South China Sea Maritime Dispute

    Political, Legal and Regional Perspectives

    Edited by Leszek Buszynski, Christopher B. Roberts

    The South China Sea is a major strategic waterway for trade and oil shipments to Japan, Korea as well as southern China. It has been the focus of a maritime dispute which has continued now for over six decades, with competing claims from China, Vietnam, the Philippines, Indonesia and Brunei.…

    Paperback – 2016-12-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

  • Indonesia-Malaysia Relations

    Cultural Heritage, Politics and Labour Migration

    By Marshall Clark, Juliet Pietsch

    Drawing on social media, cinema, cultural heritage and public opinion polls, this book examines Indonesia and Malaysia from a comparative postcolonial perspective. The Indonesia–Malaysia relationship is one of the most important bilateral relationships in Southeast Asia, especially because…

    Paperback – 2016-12-10 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • Reinventing Regional Security Institutions in Asia and Africa

    Power shifts, ideas, and institutional change

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Torture and Peacebuilding in Indonesia

    By Budi Hernawan

    This book analyses state-sponsored torture and peacebuilding in Indonesia. It focuses on the case study of Papua, which provides a thought-provoking example of the intricacy and complexity of building peace amidst enduring conflict and violence. The author examines complex power relations that have…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • The Far East and Australasia 2017

    48th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    This comprehensive survey of the countries of East and South-East Asia, Australia and New Zealand, along with 22 Pacific islands, fully revised to reflect current economic and political developments, is an essential resource for the Asia-Pacific region. Calendar of Political Events A calendar of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-10 
    Routledge
    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

  • Indian Ocean and Maritime Security

    Competition, cooperation and threat

    Edited by Bimal N. Patel, Aruna Kumar Malik, William Nunes

    This book provides a synoptic view of the Indian Ocean and maritime security in its contested waters. Using a historical approach, it reveals vital links to events in present day. The volume: Highlights the competition between major Asian powers to control the ‘string of pearls’ — a reference to…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge India

  • Vietnam's Political Process

    How education shapes political decision making

    By Casey Lucius

    In a system that is known for its covert political style, Vietnam’s decision making process is often described as either consensus-based or simply confusing and inexplicable. This book provides an approach to understanding political decision making in Vietnam by recognizing enduring values that are…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

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