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  1. Civil Life, Globalization and Political Change in Asia

    Organizing between Family and State

    Edited by Robert P Weller

    Academics and policy makers have grown increasingly interested in the ways that non-governmental organizations (NGOs) may encourage better governance, democratic politics, and perhaps ultimately a global civil society. In Civil Life, Globalization and Political Change in Asia, Robert Weller...

    Published September 1st 2007 by Routledge

  2. Conflict and Cooperation in Multi-Ethnic States

    Institutional Incentives, Myths and Counter-Balancing

    By Brian Shoup

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    Interethnic competition in plural societies is often characterized by a ‘counterbalance’ of political and economic strength between different groups. In such cases, tensions emerge as politically dominant groups fear loss of hegemony to more economically aggressive groups. Likewise, economically...

    Published August 9th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Performance in Bali

    By Leon Rubin, I. Nyoman Sedana

    Series: Theatres of the World

    Leon Rubin and I Nyoman Sedana, both international theatre professionals as well as scholars, collaborate to give an understanding of performance culture in Bali from inside and out. The book describes four specific forms of contemporary performance that are unique to Bali: Wayang ...

    Published August 3rd 2007 by Routledge

  4. Institutional Change in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Fredrik Sjöholm, José Tongzon

    This book examines the institutional changes taking place in, and challenges facing, the region since 1997. It also describes various differences in the reform process between countries in the region. Sjöholm and Tongzon argue that the economies of southeast Asia need to reform their institutions...

    Published July 10th 2007 by Routledge

  5. The Price of War

    Urbanization in Vietnam, 1954-1985

    By Nigel Thrift, Dean Forbes

    Much rare material is incorporated in this unique account of urbanization in a developing country that was ravaged by war for twenty years. With due emphasis on the experience of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), the authors present an account of what happened to the towns and cities of Vietnam...

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

  6. Singapore

    The State and the Culture of Excess

    By Souchou Yao

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    Taking ideas and frameworks from philosophy, psychology, political science, cultural studies and anthropology, this book tells the larger ‘truth’ about the Singapore state. This book argues that this strong hegemonic state achieves effective rule not just from repressive policies but also through a...

    Published December 7th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Vietnam in Iraq

    Tactics, Lessons, Legacies and Ghosts

    Edited by David Ryan, John Dumbrell

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    More than most post-1970 conflicts involving US forces, the conflict in Iraq has been fought out against a background of frequently invoked memories from the era of the Vietnam War. The essays in this book offer a series of perspectives on connections and parallels between the Vietnam War and the...

    Published October 26th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Conflict and Change in Cambodia

    Edited by Ben Kiernan, Caroline Hughes

    In the thirty years after the Second World War, Cambodia witnessed the reassertion of colonial power, the spread of nationalism, the birth and growth of a communist party, the achievement of independence, the stifling reform during the decade of peace, the rise of an armed domestic insurgency, the...

    Published October 23rd 2006 by Routledge

  9. Myanmar's Foreign Policy

    Domestic Influences and International Implications

    By Jurgen Haacke

    Series: Adelphi series

    Against the background of its problematic human-rights record and the military regime's continued extra-constitutional rule, Myanmar has faced mounting diplomatic pressure from the international community since the renewed detention of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in May 2003. This Adelphi Paper examines...

    Published June 30th 2006 by Routledge

  10. The Third Indochina War

    Conflict between China, Vietnam and Cambodia, 1972-79

    Edited by Odd Arne Westad, Sophie Quinn-Judge

    Series: Cold War History

    This new collection explores the origins and key issues of the Third Indochina War, which began in 1979. Drawing on unique documentation from all sides, leading contributors reinterpret and demystify the long-term and immediate causes of the Vietnamese-Cambodian and Sino-Vietnamese...

    Published June 23rd 2006 by Routledge