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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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31-40 of 67 results in Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series
  1. Ageing in Singapore

    Service needs and the state

    By Peggy Teo, Kalyani Mehta, Leng Leng Thang, Angelique Chan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Older persons are often portrayed as social and financial burdens because pensions, health and social care have to withstand increasing old age dependency ratios. Due to a lack of access to representation or a lack of social and economic power, older people have found few opportunities to have...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Living with Transition in Laos

    Market Intergration in Southeast Asia

    By Jonathan Rigg

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Laos - the Lao People's Democratic Republic - is one of the least understood and studied countries of Asia. Its development trajectory is also one of the most interesting, as it moves from state, or perhaps more appropriately subsistence, to market. Based on extensive original research, this book...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Expressions of Cambodia

    The Politics of Tradition, Identity and Change

    Edited by Leakthina Chau-Pech Ollier, Tim Winter

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Taking a theoretical and multidisciplinary perspective, the essays in this collection provide compelling insight into contemporary Cambodian culture at home and abroad. The book represents the first sustained exploration of the relationship between cultural productions and practices, the changing...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Legal Pluralism in Indonesia

    Bridging the Unbridgeable

    By Ratno Lukito

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    With the revival of Islamic law and adat (customary) law in the country, this book investigates the history and phenomenon of legal pluralism in Indonesia. It looks at how the ideal of modernity in Indonesia has been characterized by a state-driven effort in the post-colonial era to make the...

    Published June 26th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Singapore Malays

    Being Ethnic Minority and Muslim in a Global City-State

    By Hussin Mutalib

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    The Malay population makes up Singapore's three largest ethnic groups. This book presents holistic and extensive analysis of the 'Malay Muslim story' in Singapore. Comprehensively and convincingly argued, the author examines their challenging circumstances in the fields of politics, education,...

    Published June 17th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Southeast Asia and the Cold War

    Edited by Albert Lau

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    The origins and the key defining moments of the Cold War in Southeast Asia have been widely debated. This book focuses on an area that has received less attention, the impact and legacy of the Cold War on the various countries in the region, as well as on the region itself. The book contributes to...

    Published June 11th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Singapore in the Global System

    Relationship, Structure and Change

    By Peter Preston

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    This book tracks the phases of Singapore’s economic and political development, arguing that its success was always dependent upon the territories links with the surrounding region and the wider global system, and suggests that managing these links today will be the key to the country’s future....

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Gender and Transitional Justice

    The Women of East Timor

    By Susan Harris Rimmer

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Gender and Transitional Justice provides the first comprehensive feminist analysis of the role of international law in formal transitional justice mechanisms. Using East Timor as a case study, it offers reflections on transitional justice administered by a UN transitional administration. Often...

    Published May 9th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Revival of Tradition in Indonesian Politics

    The Deployment of Adat from Colonialism to Indigenism

    Edited by Jamie Davidson, David Henley

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    The Indonesian term adat means ‘custom’ or ‘tradition’, and carries connotations of sedate order and harmony. Yet in recent years it has suddenly become associated with activism, protest and violence. This book investigates the revival of adat in Indonesian politics, identifying its origins, the...

    Published April 15th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Community, Environment and Local Governance in Indonesia

    Locating the commonweal

    Edited by Carol Warren, John F. McCarthy

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    This book explores the forces reconfiguring local resource governance in Indonesia since 1998, drawing together original field research undertaken in a decade of dramatic political change. Case studies from across Indonesia’s diverse cultural and ecological landscapes focus on the most significant...

    Published March 13th 2012 by Routledge