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Forthcoming South East Asian Culture & Society Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Women and Sharia Law in Northern Indonesia

    Local Women's NGOs and the Reform of Islamic Law in Aceh

    By Dina Afrianty

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book examines the life of women in the Indonesian province of Aceh, where Islamic law was introduced in 1999. It outlines how women have had to face the formalisation of conservative understandings of sharia law in regulations and new state institutions over the last decade or so, how they...

    To Be Published March 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Library Editions: Modern East and South East Asia

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Modern East and South East Asia

    This 7-volume set reissues a range of classic out-of-print texts that cover a host of issues that have contributed to the development of modern East and South East Asia. With titles covering economics, politics, history, anthropology and security, this set provides the researcher with an essential...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Arts and Cultural Leadership in Asia

    Edited by Jo Caust

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    Arts and cultural activity in Asia is increasingly seen as important internationally, and Asia’s growing prosperity is enabling the full range of artistic activities to be better encouraged, supported and managed. At the same time, cultural frameworks and contexts vary hugely across Asia, and it is...

    To Be Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Human Trafficking in Colonial Vietnam

    By Micheline Lessard

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Examining the widespread phenomenon of human trafficking in Vietnam during the period of French colonial rule, this book focuses on the practice of kidnapping or stealing Vietnamese women and children for sale in Chinese markets from the 1870s through to the 1940s. The book brings to light the...

    To Be Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Thailand's International Meditation Centers

    Tourism and the Global Commodification of Religious Practices

    By Brooke Schedneck

    Series: Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

    This book explores contemporary practices within the new institution of international meditation centers in Thailand. It discusses the development of the lay vipassana meditation movement in Thailand and relates Thai Buddhism to contemporary processes of commodification and globalisation. Through...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Resettlement Policy in Large Development Projects

    Edited by Ryo Fujikura, Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

    Hydropower generation by construction of large dams attracts considerable attention as a feasible renewable energy source to meet the power demand in Asian cities. However, large development projects cause involuntary resettlement. Of the world’s forty to eighty million resettlers, many resettlers...

    To Be Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Haze Problem in Southeast Asia

    Palm Oil and Patronage

    By Helena Varkkey

    Series: Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

    Despite the efforts of Southeast Asian governments and of ASEAN, transboundary haze continues to be a major environmental problem in Southeast Asia. This book demonstrates that the issue is complex, and explains why efforts to solve the problem in purely political terms are ineffective, and likely...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Challenging Southeast Asian Development

    The shadows of success

    By Jonathan Rigg

    Over the course of the last half century, the growth economies of Southeast Asia – Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam – have transformed themselves into middle income countries. This book looks at how the very success of these economies has bred new challenges,...

    To Be Published August 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Urbanization in Vietnam

    By Gisele Bousquet

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Most studies on urbanisation focus on the move of rural people to cities and the impact this has, both on the cities to which the people have moved, and on the rural communities they have left. This book, on the other hand, considers the impact on rural communities of the physical expansion of...

    To Be Published August 19th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Marriage, Gender and Islam in Indonesia

    Women Negotiating Informal Marriage, Divorce and Desire

    By Maria Platt

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book explores how women deal with the realm of marriage in Lombok, eastern Indonesia. It draws on women’s narratives of their marital trajectories, recounting their stories of courtship, marital discord, and experiences of divorce, remarriage and polygamy. In this part of Indonesia, which is...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge