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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 73 results in Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series
  1. 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

  2. New Media and the Nation in Malaysia

    Malaysianet

    By Susan Leong

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    In the four decades or so since its invention, the internet has become pivotal to how many societies function, influencing how individual citizens interact with and respond to their governments. Within Southeast Asia, while most governments subscribe to the belief that new media technological...

    Published October 1st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Men and Masculinities in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Michele Ford, Lenore Lyons

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    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...

    Published September 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 4th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 25th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 15th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 5th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 14th 2012 by Routledge