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  1. Timor Leste

    Politics, History, and Culture

    By Andrea Katalin Molnar

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    This book provides a comprehensive country overview of Southeast Asia’s newest nation, Timor Leste (East Timor). This book focuses on its cultural and ethno-linguistic diversity, and its political history from the pre-Portuguese period up to 2009. The book pays particular attention to the...

    Published September 15th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Local Politics in Indonesia

    Pathways to Power

    By Nankyung Choi

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Competitive elections have become an institutionalized feature of contemporary Indonesia’s politics. This, together with other considerations, makes it reasonable to call Indonesia the world’s third largest democracy. Nonetheless, democratic elections in Indonesia are both more complex and...

    Published September 13th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Atrocity and American Military Justice in Southeast Asia

    Trial by Army

    By Louise Barnett

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    This book is an examination of American army legal proceedings that resulted from a series of moments when soldiers in a war zone crossed a line between performing their legitimate functions and committing crimes against civilians, or atrocities. Using individual judicial proceedings held within...

    Published April 19th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Torture, Truth and Justice

    The Case of Timor-Leste

    By Elizabeth Stanley

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This book highlights how, and why, torture is such a compelling tool for states and other powerful actors. While torture has a short-term use value for perpetrators, it also creates a devastating legacy for victims, their families and communities. In exposing such repercussions, this book addresses...

    Published April 14th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Women, Islam and Everyday Life

    Renegotiating Polygamy in Indonesia

    By Nina Nurmila

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book examines Islam and women’s everyday life, focusing in particular on the highly controversial issue of polygamy. It discusses the competing interpretations of the Qur’anic verses that are at the heart of Muslim controversies over polygamy, with some groups believing that Islam enshrines...

    Published April 10th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Truth on Trial in Thailand

    Defamation, Treason, and Lèse-Majesté

    By David Streckfuss

    Series: Rethinking Southeast Asia

    Since 2005, Thailand has been in crisis, with unprecedented political instability and the worst political violence seen in the country in decades. In the aftermath of a military coup in 2006, Thailand’s press freedom ranking plunged, while arrests for lèse-majesté have skyrocketed to levels unknown...

    Published April 10th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The State, Development and Identity in Multi-Ethnic Societies

    Ethnicity, Equity and the Nation

    Edited by Nicholas Tarling, Edmund Terence Gomez

    Series: Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

    First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  8. Preventing Corruption in Asia

    Institutional Design and Policy Capacity

    Edited by Ting Gong, Stephen K. Ma

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Despite intensified governmental and public efforts at corruption control in recent years, official transgression continues to surface in various ways of abusing the unique power and trust that a government holds. Preventing Corruption in Asia addresses a number of crucial questions: -What...

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  9. Gender, State and Social Power in Contemporary Indonesia

    Divorce and Marriage Law

    By Kate O'Shaughnessy

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book examines gender, state and social power in Indonesia, focusing in particular on state regulation of divorce from 1965 to 2005 and its impact on women. Indonesia experienced high divorce rates in the 1950s and 1960s, followed by a remarkable decline. Already falling divorce rates were...

    Published June 29th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Gender, Household and State in Post-Revolutionary Vietnam

    By Jayne Werner

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book examines gender in post-revolutionary Vietnam, focusing on gender relations in the family and state since the onset of economic reform in 1986. Drawing on a wide range of primary sources (including surveys, interviews, and responses to film screenings), Jayne Werner demonstrates that...

    Published June 29th 2010 by Routledge