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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 72 results in Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series
  1. 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 13th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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