Alternative Nations in the Making
Using a mutidisciplinary approach, this enlightening book brings together political scientists, anthropologists, geographers and sociologists, who provide an analysis of separatist and autonomy movements in Burma, Indonesia, East Timor, Thailand and Laos. Through an examination of these movements,...
To Be Published December 30th 2013 by Routledge
Trends and Transformations
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...
Published December 4th 2012 by Routledge
A political economy of crisis and the rise of new business actors
In a world of continuing financial volatility, this book critically evaluates the oft-cited claim that US firms and the US government attempt to open emerging markets in economic distress and acquire valuable industrial and financial assets. Focusing particularly on Korea and Thailand, the...
Published September 1st 2008 by Routledge
Focusing on the issues associated with migrating for work both in and from the Asian region, this book sheds light on the debate over migration and trafficking. With contributions from an international team of well-known scholars, the book sets labour migration firmly within the context...
Published December 20th 2005 by Routledge
Singapore and Malaysia
In Transparency and Authoritarian Rule in Southeast Asia, Rodan rejects the notion that the 1997-98 Asian economic crisis was further evidence that ultimately capitalism can only develop within liberal social and political institutions, and that new technology necessarily undermines authoritarian...
Published March 17th 2004 by Routledge
The Politics of Oligarchy in an Age of Markets
Reorganising Power in Indonesia is a new and distinctive analysis of the dramatic fall of Soeharto, the last of the great Cold War capitalist dictators, and of the struggles that reshape power and wealth in Indonesia. The dramatic events of the past two decades are understood essentially in terms...
Published February 4th 2004 by Routledge
Crisis and Change
Jayasuriya looks at the changing global and domestic political economies shaping the new regionalism in Asia, and examines the relationship between regional domestic, political and economic structures and forms of regional governance. Well-known contributors in the field focus...
Published January 7th 2004 by Routledge
In this book Brown argues that workers in East and Southeast Asia are significant actors in political change. Critically examining the themes of labour weakness, political exclusion and insignificance of 'class factors' he aims to bring workers back from the margins, demonstrating that both in the...
Published September 10th 2003 by Routledge