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  1. From Subjects to Citizens

    Balinese Villagers in the Indonesian Nation-State

    By Lyn Parker

    This book analyses the processes by which conservative and introverted Balinese villagers have been incorporated into the Indonesian nation-state. It explores the changing social relations of villagers in their transformation from being subjects of their local 'king' to anonymous citizens of the...

    Published October 2nd 2003 by Routledge

  2. Power and Political Culture in Suharto's Indonesia

    The Indonesian Democratic Party (PDI) and the Decline of the New Order (1986-98)

    By Stefan Eklof

    In the mid-1990s, the formerly pliant Indonesian Democratic Party (PDI) was transformed into an active opposition party by Megawati Sukarnoputri (now President of Indonesia). The subsequent backlash from the Suharto regime ultimately led to its downfall....

    Published October 2nd 2003 by Routledge

  3. Chinese Business in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Terence Gomez, Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao

    Presents empirical findings from different South-East Asian countries to demonstrate that Chinese businessmen employ a variety of strategies in their networking, entrepreneurship and organisational and firm development; and concludes that much more research is needed in order to provide a full...

    Published September 25th 2003 by Routledge

  4. The UP Saga

    By Susan M. Martin

    Fascinating history of United Plantations Berhad, an innovative Scandinavian firm whose approach to local relations was quite different from that of the normal British colonial enterprise. This is the story of not only one company but also of the development of Malaysia's plantations sector as a...

    Published July 17th 2003 by Routledge

  5. Vietnamese Supernaturalism

    Views from the Southern Region

    By Thien Do

    The beliefs and practices surrounding the meanings and symbols of the spirit world in Vietnam are explored in detail in this innovative study on popular religion in the country. The author shows an abiding interest in the 'subconscious life' at a grassroots level alongside rational formations of...

    Published July 10th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Consuming Urban Culture in Contemporary Vietnam

    Edited by Lisa Drummond, Mandy Thomas

    Vietnam is currently undergoing a metamorphosis from a relatively closed society with a centrally planned economy, to a rapidly urbanising one with a global outlook. These changes have been the catalyst for an exciting ferment of activity in popular culture. This volume contains contributions from...

    Published June 5th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Action Dharma

    New Studies in Engaged Buddhism

    Edited by Damien Keown, Charles S. Prebish, Christopher Queen

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Action Dharma charts the emergence of a new chapter in an ancient faith - the rise of social service and political activism in Buddhist Asia and the West. Fourteen new essays treat the historical origins, global range, teachings and practices, and leaders and organizations that make up the latest...

    Published May 29th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Challenging Authoritarianism in Southeast Asia

    Comparing Indonesia and Malaysia

    Edited by Ariel Heryanto, Sumit K. Mandal

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Challenging Authoritarianism in Southeast Asia is one of the first substantial comparative studies of contemporary Indonesia and Malaysia, homes to the world's largest Muslim population. Following the collapse of New Order rule in Indonesia in 1998, this book provides an in-depth examination of...

    Published May 15th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Power Politics and the Indonesian Military

    By Damien Kingsbury

    Throughout the postwar history of Indonesia, the military have played a key role in the politics of the country and in imposing unity on a fragmentary state. The collapse of the authoritarian New Order government of President Suharto weakened the state and the armed forces briefly lost their grip...

    Published May 1st 2003 by Routledge

  10. Major World Religions

    From Their Origins To The Present

    Edited by Lloyd Ridgeon

    This work seeks to answer questions about the great religious traditions in the contemporary age. It focuses upon those religions that continue to demand the attention of the Western world. Following an introduction on the philosophy of religion, attention is focused on Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism,...

    Published March 13th 2003 by Routledge