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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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41-50 of 71 results in Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series
  1. 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 27th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 15th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 10th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 16th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 14th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Ethno-Religious Violence in Indonesia

    From Soil to God

    By Chris Wilson

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Ethno-religious violence in Indonesia illustrates in detail how and why previously peaceful religious communities can descend into violent conflict. From 1999 until 2000, the conflict in North Maluku, Indonesia, saw the most intense communal violence of Indonesia’s period of democratization. For...

    Published October 7th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Corruption and Law in Indonesia

    By Simon Butt

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Indonesia has transformed from one of South East Asia’s most repressive and centralised political systems to its most decentralised and democratic. Despite this, obstacles still remain that hinder Indonesia achieving the ‘rule of law’, and in particular, the country is consistently ranked as having...

    Published October 4th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Separatist Conflict in Indonesia

    The long-distance politics of the Acehnese diaspora

    By Antje Missbach

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    The socio-political activities of the Acehnese diaspora, located mainly in Malaysia, Scandinavia, the USA and Australia, have been of fundamental importance to conflict and politics within Aceh. The intensity of the relations between the diaspora and the homeland was mainly determined by the...

    Published September 16th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Timor Leste

    Politics, History, and Culture

    By Andrea Katalin Molnar

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    This book provides a comprehensive country overview of Southeast Asia’s newest nation, Timor Leste (East Timor). This book focuses on its cultural and ethno-linguistic diversity, and its political history from the pre-Portuguese period up to 2009. The book pays particular attention to the...

    Published September 16th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Local Politics in Indonesia

    Pathways to Power

    By Nankyung Choi

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Competitive elections have become an institutionalized feature of contemporary Indonesia’s politics. This, together with other considerations, makes it reasonable to call Indonesia the world’s third largest democracy. Nonetheless, democratic elections in Indonesia are both more complex and...

    Published September 14th 2011 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

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

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