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Forthcoming South East Asian Politics Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Asia Struggles with Democracy

    Evidence from Indonesia, Korea and Thailand

    By Giovanna Maria Dora Dore

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Since 1974, when the current wave of democratisation began, the movement towards democracy in Asia has remained limited. Many countries in Asia, in fact, are not making a decisive move towards democracy, and find themselves struggling with the challenges of democratic consolidation and governance....

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. Public Management and Governance in Malaysia

    Trends and Transformations

    Edited by Noore Alam Siddiquee

    Series: Routledge/City University of Hong Kong Southeast Asia Series

    The past two and a half decades have seen major transformations in public sector management and governance across the globe. This book examines the ways public sector management and governance in Malaysia has changed and is changing under contemporary reform models. Chapters are written by...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Cambodia and the Politics of Aesthetics

    By Alvin Cheng-Hin Lim

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Illuminating developments in contemporary Cambodia with political and aesthetic theory, this book analyses the country’s violent transition from socialism to capitalism through an innovative method that combines the aesthetic approach and critical theory. To understand the particularities of the...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Party Politics in Southeast Asia

    Clientelism and Electoral Competition in Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines

    Edited by Dirk Tomsa, Andreas Ufen

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Contributing to the growing discourse on political parties in Asia, this book looks at parties in Southeast Asia’s most competitive electoral democracies of Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines. It highlights the diverse dynamics of party politics in the region and provides new insights into...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. Malaysia’s New Ethnoscapes and Ways of Belonging

    Edited by Gaik Cheng Khoo, Julian C.H. Lee

    This book provides a picture of a globalized Malaysia where its conventionally-conceived multi-ethnic composition of Malays, Chinese, Indians and Others rub shoulders with or interact more intimately on a daily basis with transnational ethnoscapes of migrant workers, asylum seekers, international...

    To Be Published September 24th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Social Democracy in East Timor

    By Rebecca Strating

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Since the end of the Cold War, considerable scholarly debates have been devoted to the nature and scope of international state-building interventions in ‘fragile’, post-colonial states and their effectiveness in instituting democratic rule. By examining the construction of political institutions...

    To Be Published October 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Governance and Democracy in the Asia Pacific

    Political and Civil Society

    Edited by William Case, Stephen McCarthy

    Series: Politics in Asia

    In the Asia Pacific region, historical legacies and social structures dispose civil and political society to interact in different ways to Western best-practice scenarios which then go on to produce have implications for democracy and governance. These outcomes are derived from conditions that...

    To Be Published October 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Politics and Constitutions in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Marco Bünte, Björn Dressel

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    In recent years the constitutional landscape of Southeast Asia has changed tremendously. Against a worldwide background of liberalization, globalization, and democratization, states in the region have begun to alter their constitutions, reinforcing human rights provisions, and putting in place...

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge