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Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

The aim of this series is to publish original, high-quality work by both new and established scholars on all aspects of Southeast Asia.

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11-20 of 72 results in Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series
  1. Journalism and Conflict in Indonesia

    From Reporting Violence to Promoting Peace

    By Steve Sharp

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    This book examines, through the case study of Indonesia over recent decades, how the reporting of violence can drive the escalation of violence, and how journalists can alter their reporting practices in order to have the opposite effect and promote peace. It discusses the nature of press freedom...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Future of Singapore

    Population, Society and the Nature of the State

    By Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir, Bryan S. Turner

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Singapore, like many other advanced economies, has a relatively low, and declining, birth-rate. One consequence of this, and a consequence also of the successful economy, is that migrants are being drawn in, and are becoming an increasing proportion of the overall population. This book examines...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Environmental Cooperation in Southeast Asia

    ASEAN's Regime for Trans-boundary Haze Pollution

    By Paruedee Nguitragool

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    One of the most challenging environmental threats to the ten countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has been the haze, the sickening and deadly cloud of smoky pollution caused by widespread burning of land and forests in Indonesia. This book examines both the threat and...

    Published March 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Population Policy and Reproduction in Singapore

    Making Future Citizens

    By Shirley Hsiao-Li Sun

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    This book examines the relationship between population policies and individual reproductive decisions in low-fertility contexts. Using the case study of Singapore, it demonstrates that the effectiveness of population policy is a function of competing notions of citizenship, and the gap between...

    Published March 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Islam, Politics and Youth in Malaysia

    The Pop-Islamist Reinvention of PAS

    By Dominik M. Mueller

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Providing an ethnographic account of the Islamic Party of Malaysia (PAS) and its Youth Wing (Dewan Pemuda PAS), this book analyses the genesis and role of Islamic movements in terms of their engagement in mainstream politics. It explores the party’s changing approach towards popular culture and...

    Published March 4th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Neoliberal Morality in Singapore

    How family policies make state and society

    By Youyenn Teo

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Using the case study of Singapore, this book examines the production of a set of institutionalized relationships and ethical meanings that link citizens to each other and the state. It looks at how questions of culture and morality are resolved, and how state-society relations are established that...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Justice and Governance in East Timor

    Indigenous Approaches and the 'New Subsistence State'

    By Rod Nixon

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Focusing on the case study of Timor Leste, this book presents the New Subsistence State as a conceptual tool for understanding governance challenges in countries characterised by subsistence economic and social relations. It examines the ways in which Timor Leste conforms to the typology of the New...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Political Resurgence of the Military in Southeast Asia

    Conflict and Leadership

    Edited by Marcus Mietzner

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    In the late 1990s, prominent scholars of civil-military relations detected a decline in the political significance of the armed forces across Southeast Asia. A decade later, however, this trend seems to have been reversed. The Thai military launched a coup in 2006, the Philippine armed forces...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Human Trafficking in Cambodia

    By Chenda Keo

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Reporting the findings of a comprehensive study of human trafficking in Cambodia, this book focuses on the characteristics and operations of the traffickers. It provides a theoretical framework that explains the emergence of the phenomenon, and the role of moral panic and western hegemony in the...

    Published October 17th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Law and Religion in Indonesia

    Conflict and the courts in West Java

    By Melissa Crouch

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Understanding and managing inter-religious relations, particularly between Muslims and Christians, presents a challenge for states around the world. This book investigates legal disputes between religious communities in the world’s largest majority-Muslim, democratic country, Indonesia. It...

    Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Human Trafficking in Colonial Vietnam
    By Micheline Lessard
    To Be Published May 22nd 2015
  2. Urbanization in Vietnam
    By Gisele Bousquet
    To Be Published July 31st 2015
  3. Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding in Laos: Perspective for Today's World
    By Stephanie Stobbe
    To Be Published August 15th 2015
  4. Brunei – History, Islam, Society and Contemporary Issues
    Edited by Ooi Keat Gin
    To Be Published September 30th 2015
  5. The Politics of Aid to Burma: A Humanitarian Struggle on the Thai-Burmese Border
    By Anne Decobert
    To Be Published September 30th 2015
  6. Animism in Southeast Asia
    Edited by Kaj Arhem, Guido Sprenger
    To Be Published October 1st 2015
  7. Social Democracy in East Timor
    By Rebecca Strating
    To Be Published October 1st 2015
  8. Sikh Communal Identity in Southeast Asia
    By Arunajeet Kaur
    To Be Published October 31st 2015
  9. Ethnic Identity and Elections in Malaysia and Indonesia
    By Karolina Prasad
    To Be Published October 31st 2015
  10. Nation-building and National Identity in Timor-Leste
    By Michael Leach
    To Be Published December 31st 2015

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