South East Asia Products

  • Urbanization in Vietnam

    By Gisele Bousquet

    Most studies on urbanisation focus on the move of rural people to cities and the impact this has, both on the cities to which the people have moved, and on the rural communities they have left. This book, on the other hand, considers the impact on rural communities of the physical expansion of…

    Hardback – 2015-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Religion and Mobility in a Globalising Asia

    New Ethnographic Explorations

    Edited by Sin Wen Lau, Nanlai Cao

    This volume examines the dynamic, mutually constitutive, relationship between religion and mobility in the contemporary era of Asian globalisation in which an increasing number of people have been displaced, forcefully or voluntarily, by an expanding global market economy and lasting regional…

    Paperback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge

  • Worlding Multiculturalisms

    The Politics of Inter-Asian Dwelling

    Edited by Daniel P. S. Goh

    Worlding multiculturalisms are practices that infuse our arbitrary cultural lives with new things from other cultures in poetic ways to enable us to dwell and be at home with the complexity of the world. In the context of the crisis of multiculturalism in the West and the growing obsolescence of…

    Hardback – 2014-11-30
    Routledge
    Political Theories in East Asian Context

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-03-17
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • Men and Masculinities in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Michele Ford, Lenore Lyons

    This book brings together extensive recent innovative research on the study of men and masculinities in Southeast Asia. Drawing on rich ethnographic fieldwork from Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, the Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia and Timor-Leste, the book examines both dominant and marginal…

    Paperback – 2013-09-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • The Changing Village Environment in Southeast Asia

    Applied anthropology and environmental reclamation in the northern Philippines

    By Ben Wallace

    This book follows the work of the 'Good Roots Project' - a multi-year forestry and agriculture research project in the Philippines. The scheme is an attempt on the part of industry, science and the government to better understand the processes of deforestation and initiate a strategy by which…

    Paperback – 2013-08-07
    Routledge
    The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

  • Migrant Workers in Asia

    Distant Divides, Intimate Connections

    By Nicole Constable

    This book provides rich and provocative comparative studies of South and Southeast Asian domestic workers who migrate to other parts of Asia. These studies range from Hong Kong, Macau, and Singapore, to Yemen, Israel, Jordan, and the UAE. Conceptually and methodologically, this book challenges us…

    Paperback – 2011-12-14
    Routledge

  • Women, Islam and Everyday Life

    Renegotiating Polygamy in Indonesia

    By Nina Nurmila

    This book examines Islam and women’s everyday life, focusing in particular on the highly controversial issue of polygamy. It discusses the competing interpretations of the Qur’anic verses that are at the heart of Muslim controversies over polygamy, with some groups believing that Islam enshrines…

    Paperback – 2011-04-10
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Communal Violence and Democratization in Indonesia

    Small Town Wars

    By Gerry van Klinken

    Through close scrutiny of empirical materials and interviews, this book uniquely analyzes all the episodes of long-running, widespread communal violence that erupted during Indonesia’s post-New Order transition. Indonesia democratised after the long and authoritarian New Order regime ended in May…

    Paperback – 2009-09-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • The Changing World of Bali

    Religion, Society and Tourism

    By Leo Howe

    The glossy guide book image of Bali is of a timeless paradise whose people are devoutly religious and artistically gifted. However, a hundred years of colonialism, war and Indonesian independence, and tourism have produced both modernizing changes and created an image of Bali as ‘traditional’.…

    Paperback – 2009-04-14
    Routledge
    The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

  • Hadrami Arabs in Present-day Indonesia

    An Indonesia-oriented group with an Arab signature

    By Frode F. Jacobsen

    This book focuses on social and cultural trends in present-day Hadrami Arab societies in Eastern and Central Indonesia, and the history of the Hadrami Arab people, which demonstrates an early form of globalization. For centuries migration has played a vital part in Hadrami adaptation.…

    Hardback – 2008-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Singapore

    The State and the Culture of Excess

    By Souchou Yao

    Taking ideas and frameworks from philosophy, psychology, political science, cultural studies and anthropology, this book tells the larger ‘truth’ about the Singapore state. This book argues that this strong hegemonic state achieves effective rule not just from repressive policies but also through a…

    Paperback – 2006-12-06
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

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