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  1. Popular Culture in Indonesia

    Fluid Identities in Post-Authoritarian Politics

    Edited by Ariel Heryanto

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    This book examines popular culture in Indonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim nation, and the third largest democracy. It provides a full account of the key trends since the collapse of the authoritarian Suharto regime (1998), a time of great change in Indonesian society more generally. It...

    Published November 20th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Ethnic Politics in Burma

    States of Conflict

    By Ashley South

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    This book examines the ideas which have structured half a century of civil war in Burma, and the roles which political elites and foreign networks - from colonial missionaries to aid worker activists - have played in mediating understandings of ethnic conflict in the country. The book includes a...

    Published October 19th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Chinese Big Business in Indonesia

    The State of Capital

    By Christian Chua

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    The disintegration of Indonesia's New Order regime in 1998 and the fall of Soeharto put an end to the crude forms of centralised authoritarianism and economic protectionism that allowed large Chinese conglomerates to dom- inate Indonesia's private sector. Contrary to all expectations, most of...

    Published October 19th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Islam in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Joseph Liow, Nadirsyah Hosen

    Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    The Islamic community in Southeast Asia is widely regarded as one of the most moderate and tolerant in the Muslim world. While most of the region’s Muslims are Sunni and fairly orthodox, the Islamic faith as practised in the region has historically been a syncretic blend of Islam, Hinduism,...

    Published September 24th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Communal Violence and Democratization in Indonesia

    Small Town Wars

    By Gerry van Klinken

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Through close scrutiny of empirical materials and interviews, this book uniquely analyzes all the episodes of long-running, widespread communal violence that erupted during Indonesia’s post-New Order transition. Indonesia democratised after the long and authoritarian New Order regime ended in May...

    Published September 17th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Muslims in Singapore

    Piety, politics and policies

    By Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir, Alexius A. Pereira, Bryan S. Turner

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    This book examines Muslims in Singapore, analysing their habits, practices and dispositions towards everyday life, and also their role within the broader framework of the secularist Singapore state and the cultural dominance of its Chinese elite, who are predominantly Buddhist and Christian....

    Published September 15th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Hong Kong

    Becoming a Chinese Global City

    By Stephen Chiu, Tai-Lok Lui

    Series: Asia's Transformations/Asia's Great Cities

    Hong Kong is a small city with a big reputation. As mainland China has become an 'economic powerhouse' Hong Kong has taken a route of development of its own, flourishing as an entrepot and a centre of commerce and finance for Chinese business, then as an industrial city and subsequently a regional...

    Published June 4th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Security and Sustainable Development in Myanmar

    By Helen James

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Helen James considers security in Myanmar/Burma. She uses the ideas put forward in the United Nations Development Programme's 1994 report, of human, as opposed to state and security, going on to argue that freedom from want, and freedom from fear (of the regime) are in fact mutually supportive...

    Published May 12th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Governance and Civil Society in Myanmar

    Education, Health and Environment

    By Helen James

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Most international attention on Myanmar has focused on the political situation, where the military, in power since 1962, continues to refuse to acknowledge the results of democratic elections, and on related human rights issues. This book, by focusing on education, health and environment, and on...

    Published May 12th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Regionalism in Post-Suharto Indonesia

    Edited by Maribeth Erb, Carol Faucher, Priyambudi Sulistiyanto

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Since the fall of the Suharto regime, forces pressing for regional autonomy have strengthened in Indonesia, with some people arguing that the country is in danger of disintegrating. This book examines a range of issues connected with decentralization and regional autonomy in Indonesia, especially...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge