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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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51-60 of 67 results in Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series
  1. Ending Forced Labour in Myanmar

    Engaging a Pariah Regime

    By Richard Horsey

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    The International Labour Organization’s (ILO) efforts since the early 1990s to address the forced labour situation in Myanmar represent a rare example of success in influencing the behaviour of that regime, and this book gives a first-hand account of these efforts. As the ILO’s representative in...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Rebellion and Reform in Indonesia

    Jakarta's security and autonomy polices in Aceh

    By Michelle Ann Miller

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Armed separatist movements in Papua, East Timor and Aceh have been a serious problem for Indonesia's central government. This book examines the policies of successive Indonesian governments to contain secessionist forces, focusing in particular on Jakarta's response towards the armed separatist...

    Published June 1st 2010 by Routledge

  3. Financial Fragility and Instability in Indonesia

    By Yasuyuki Matsumoto

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    This highly relevant study provides an incisive analysis of a critical phase in recent East Asian financial history, exploring the underlying causes of the financial crisis that struck Indonesia during the second half of 1997. Matsumoto’s extensive commercial experience in Indonesian finance...

    Published June 1st 2010 by Routledge

  4. Party Politics and Democratization in Indonesia

    Golkar in the post-Suharto era

    By Dirk Tomsa

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Party Politics and Democratization in Indonesia: Golkar in the Post-Suharto Era provides the first in-depth analysis of contemporary Indonesian party politics and the first systematic explanation why Golkar is still the strongest party in Indonesia. Applying a multi-dimensional conceptual framework...

    Published January 4th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Democratization in Post-Suharto Indonesia

    Edited by Marco Bunte, Andreas Ufen

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    In May 1998 the fall of Suharto marked the beginning of a difficult and multi-layered transition process. It was accompanied by intensified conflict in the political arena, a dramatic increase of ethnic and religious violence and the danger of national disintegration. Ten years after the collapse...

    Published December 15th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Ethnic Politics in Burma

    States of Conflict

    By Ashley South

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    This book examines the ideas which have structured half a century of civil war in Burma, and the roles which political elites and foreign networks - from colonial missionaries to aid worker activists - have played in mediating understandings of ethnic conflict in the country. The book includes a...

    Published October 19th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Chinese Big Business in Indonesia

    The State of Capital

    By Christian Chua

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    The disintegration of Indonesia's New Order regime in 1998 and the fall of Soeharto put an end to the crude forms of centralised authoritarianism and economic protectionism that allowed large Chinese conglomerates to dom- inate Indonesia's private sector. Contrary to all expectations, most of...

    Published October 19th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Communal Violence and Democratization in Indonesia

    Small Town Wars

    By Gerry van Klinken

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Through close scrutiny of empirical materials and interviews, this book uniquely analyzes all the episodes of long-running, widespread communal violence that erupted during Indonesia’s post-New Order transition. Indonesia democratised after the long and authoritarian New Order regime ended in May...

    Published September 17th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Muslims in Singapore

    Piety, politics and policies

    By Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir, Alexius A. Pereira, Bryan S. Turner

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    This book examines Muslims in Singapore, analysing their habits, practices and dispositions towards everyday life, and also their role within the broader framework of the secularist Singapore state and the cultural dominance of its Chinese elite, who are predominantly Buddhist and Christian....

    Published September 15th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Revolution, Reform and Regionalism in Southeast Asia

    Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam

    By Ronald Bruce St John

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Based on research carried out over the three decades, this book compares the post-war political economies of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam in the context of their individual and collective impact on contemporary efforts at regional integration. The author highlights the different paths to reform taken...

    Published August 13th 2009 by Routledge