South East Asian Politics Products

  • External Powers and the Arab Gulf Monarchies

    Edited by Li-Chen Sim, Jonathan Fulton

    Following the Arab Spring the Persian Gulf Monarchies, generally perceived as status quo actors reliant on the USA for their security, pursued more activist foreign policies, allowing other international powers to play a larger role in the area. This book analyses the changing dynamic in the region…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Rethinking Asia and International Relations

  • Writing Southeast Asian Security

    The 'War On Terror' in Asia

    By Jennifer Mustapha

    This book explores the security effects that the US-led 'War on Terror' (WOT) has had on both state and non-state actors in East and Southeast Asia.    Utilizing a “weak ontological” critical-security approach , which demands a historically and geographically contingent method…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

  • The United States and Southeast Asian Regionalism

    Collaborative Defence and Economic Security, 1945-75

    By Sue Thompson

    The Nixon or Guam Doctrine of 1969 stressed the importance of progress towards regional cooperation and Asian collective security, indicating that Asian countries themselves should take the initiative in creating programs in which the United States could participate. This book analyses the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 

  • The Politics of Decentralisation in Cambodia

    By Netra Eng

    International development efforts have increasingly focussed on governance and institutional reform as a means to address poverty and accountability, in particular decentralisation reform wherein public officials are held accountable for their decisions and responses to the voices and demands of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • The Future of the Economy

    Projections from Singapore

    By John Powers, Vikram Khanna

    A great number of developments are occurring in advanced economies that have the potential to change established modes of thinking and the institutional arrangements that underpin basic economic organization, including the ties that bind groups of nations together. Labour-saving technological…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • US-China Competition and the South China Sea Disputes

    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 – 2018-05-03 
    Politics in Asia

  • De-centring Land Grabbing

    Southeast Asia Perspectives on Agrarian-Environmental Transformations

    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 – 2018-04-23 
    Critical Agrarian Studies

  • Islamic Education in Indonesia and Malaysia

    Shaping Minds, Saving Souls

    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 – 2018-04-10 
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Small States and Hegemonic Competition in Southeast Asia

    Pursuing Autonomy, Security and Development amid Great Power Politics

    By Chih-Mao Tang

    In the last few decades, Southeast Asia has become generally more peaceful and more prosperous, with progress in economic development, regional cooperation and integration. ASEAN in particular plays a leading role within and beyond the region in promoting multilateral cooperation in both security…

    Hardback – 2018-04-02 
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Islam, State and Society in Indonesia

    Local Politics in Madura

    By Yanwar Pribadi

    Islamic powers in secular countries have presented a challenge for states around the world, including Indonesia, home to the largest Muslim population as well as the third largest democracy in the world. This book focuses on the more complex relationship between Islam and politics during the last…

    Hardback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Cultural Policy in South Korea

    Making a New Patron State

    By Hye-Kyung Lee

    The control of, and promotion, of culture have been bound up with politics in Korea to a surprising degree. From the period of Japanese colonial rule (1910-45) through the immediate post-war and Korean War periods to the authoritarian regimes of the 1970s and 1980s, cultural policy was used by…

    Hardback – 2018-03-31 
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Politics in Asia

    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 – 2018-03-23 

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