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Forthcoming South East Asia Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Emerging Knowledge Economies in Asia

    Current Trends in ASEAN-5

    Edited by Dessy Irawati, Roel Rutten

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    The book aims to identify key issues and developments in ASEAN-5 that illustrate the transition of this region towards a knowledge-based economy. The book contributes to understanding the opportunities and challenges faced by emerging economies. It explains the transition...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. Routledge Handbook of International Education and Development

    Edited by Simon McGrath, Qing Gu

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This timely Handbook takes stock of the range of debates that characterise the field of international education and development, and suggests key aspects of a research agenda for the next period. It is deliberately divergent in its approach, recognising the major ideological and epistemological...

    To Be Published August 11th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. Global Implications of Development, Disasters and Climate Change

    Responses to Displacement from Asia Pacific

    Edited by Susanna Price, Jane Singer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

    Displacements in the Asia Pacific region are escalating. The region has for decades experienced more than half of the world’s natural disasters and, in recent years, a disproportionately high share of extreme weather-related disasters, which displaced 19 million people in 2013 alone. This volume...

    To Be Published August 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Local Impact of Globalization in South and Southeast Asia

    Offshore business processes in services industries

    Edited by Bart Lambregts, Niels Beerepoot, Robert Kloosterman

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    In the past two decades, several millions of IT-enabled services jobs have been relocated or ‘offshored’ from the US and Europe to, in particular, low cost economies around the world. Most of these jobs so far have landed in South and South-East Asia, with India and the Philippines receiving the...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Politics of Aid to Burma

    A Humanitarian Struggle on the Thai-Burmese Border

    By Anne Decobert

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Through an ethnographic study of an aid organisation working in Burma/Myanmar, this book looks at the political and ethical dilemmas of "humanitarian government", and explores the ways in which aid systems come to be defined as legitimate or illegitimate – humanitarian or "un-humanitarian" – in an...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Thailand in the Cold War

    By Matthew Phillips

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    Thailand’s position during the Cold War was ambiguous: the country’s political leadership was very keen to maintain the country’s independence on the world stage, yet at the same time was anxious to establish the country’s credentials as staunchly anti-communist. However, as this book argues,...

    To Be Published October 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Green Asia

    Ecocultures, Sustainable Lifestyles and Ethical Consumption

    Edited by Tania Lewis, Tripta Chandola

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    Economic development in Asia is associated with expanding urbanism, overconsumption, and a steep growth in living standards. At the same time rapid urbanisation, changing class consciousness, and a new rural-urban divide in the region have led to fundamental shifts in the way ecological concerns...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Prosperity and Economic Development in Low Income Asian Countries

    The Parallel World

    By Chiung Ting Chang

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    In the re-emerging debate on de- growth, zero-growth, and sustainable growth, the focus has been placed on diminishing returns. That is, an increase in income does not guarantee an improvement in welfare. However, the other end of the diagram has rarely been explored. How is it that some countries...

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge