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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 73 results in Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series
  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Changing Marriage Patterns in Southeast Asia

    Economic and Socio-Cultural Dimensions

    Edited by Gavin W. Jones, Terence H. Hull, Maznah Mohamad

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Various forms of partnering – such as officially registered marriages, cohabiting relationships, and other kinds of relatively stable relationships - are crucial in the formation of families throughout the world. Although, today, forms of partnering in the region are not restricted to formal...

    Published September 12th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Security, Development and Nation-Building in Timor-Leste

    A Cross-sectoral Assessment

    Edited by Vandra Harris, Andrew Goldsmith

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Despite Timor-Leste’s high expectations when it became independent from Indonesia in 2002, the country is ranked among the least developed countries in the world. It has found itself at the centre of international attention in the last decade, with one of the biggest interventions in UN history, as...

    Published June 21st 2011 by Routledge

  5. Singapore's Ageing Population

    Managing Healthcare and End-of-Life Decisions

    Edited by Wing-Cheong Chan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    A rapidly ageing population is the most significant demographic issue confronting Singapore in our lifetime. This has created new and increasing demands on Singapore's healthcare system and on the families of the older adults. The challenge is in providing a system of care that is humane, effective...

    Published May 25th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Violent Conflicts in Indonesia

    Analysis, Representation, Resolution

    Edited by Charles A. Coppel

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Indonesia is currently affected by many serious conflicts which have arisen as a result of a variety of ethnic, religious and regional tensions. Presenting important new thinking on violent conflict in the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation, this book examines a selection of conflicts in...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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