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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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21-30 of 70 results in Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series
  1. Islam in Modern Thailand

    Faith, Philanthropy and Politics

    By Rajeswary Ampalavanar Brown

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    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...

    Published September 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Development and Environmental Politics Unmasked

    Authority, Participation and Equity in East Timor

    By Christopher J. Shepherd

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Focusing on rural development and environmental management, this book brings together the detailed history of development in East Timor under two colonial regimes and under the contemporary conditions of national independence. It addresses two comparative areas of development: across the three...

    Published July 24th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Adolescents in Contemporary Indonesia

    By Lyn Parker, Pam Nilan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    The youth demographic is a large and growing cohort in Indonesia, and adolescents embody the currents of social change. Throughout the twentieth century they were significant agents of social protest leading to social and political transformation. This book looks at the importance of adolescents in...

    Published June 19th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Social Activism in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Michele Ford

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Social Activism in Southeast Asia brings together cutting-edge accounts of social movements concerned with civil and political rights, globalization, peace, the environment, migrant and factory labour, the rights of middle- and working-class women, and sexual identity in an overarching framework of...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Vietnam's Political Process

    How education shapes political decision making

    By Casey Lucius

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    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...

    Published March 14th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Theatre and the State in Singapore

    Orthodoxy and Resistance

    By Terence Chong

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    This book provides a comprehensive examination of the contemporary English-language theatre field in Singapore. It describes Singapore theatre as a politically dynamic field that is often a site for struggle and resistance against state orthodoxy, and how the cultural policies of the ruling People’...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Cambodia and the Politics of Aesthetics

    By Alvin Cheng-Hin Lim

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Illuminating developments in contemporary Cambodia with political and aesthetic theory, this book analyses the country’s violent transition from socialism to capitalism through an innovative method that combines the aesthetic approach and critical theory. To understand the particularities of the...

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Party Politics in Southeast Asia

    Clientelism and Electoral Competition in Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines

    Edited by Dirk Tomsa, Andreas Ufen

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Contributing to the growing discourse on political parties in Asia, this book looks at parties in Southeast Asia’s most competitive electoral democracies of Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines. It highlights the diverse dynamics of party politics in the region and provides new insights into...

    Published October 28th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Global Indonesia

    By Jean Gelman Taylor

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    In the 19th century, colonial rule brought the modern world closer to the Indonesian peoples, introducing mechanized transport, all-weather roads, postal and telegraph communications, and steamship networks that linked Indonesia’s islands to each other, to Europe and the Middle East. This book...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Routledge

  10. Culture, Religion and Conflict in Muslim Southeast Asia

    Negotiating Tense Pluralisms

    Edited by Joseph Camilleri, Sven Schottmann

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    By examining the sometimes surprising and unexpected roles that culture and religion have played in mitigating or exacerbating conflicts, this book explores the cultural repertoires from which Southeast Asian political actors have drawn to negotiate the pluralism that has so long been...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge