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New and Published Books

  1. Changing Constellations of Southeast Asia

    From Northeast Asia to China

    Edited by Jan Nederveen Pieterse, Abdul Rahman Embong, Siew Yean Tham

    Series: Routledge Studies in Emerging Societies

    Southeast Asia is among emerging economies that have become important drivers of the world economy. ASEAN has furthered the region’s economic integration. Growth, however, remains dependent on foreign investment. Inequality has grown or remains high. Democracy, instead of consolidating, has...

    Published October 23rd 2017 by Routledge

  2. Political Participation in Asia

    Defining and Deploying Political Space

    Edited by Eva Louise Hansson, Meredith L. Weiss

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    A combination of economic transformation, political transitions and changes in media have substantially, if incrementally, altered the terrain for political participation globally, particularly in Asia, home to several of the most dramatic such shifts over the past two decades. This book explores...

    Published October 19th 2017 by Routledge

  3. Interpreting Communal Violence in Myanmar

    Edited by Nick Cheesman

    Myanmar’s recovery from half a century of military rule has been fraught. As in other religiously, culturally and linguistically heterogeneous countries where a dictatorship has loosened a tight grip, people there have wanted for democratic institutions to express and manage conflict. Under these...

    Published October 17th 2017 by Routledge

  4. Human Trafficking in Cambodia

    By Chenda Keo

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Reporting the findings of a comprehensive study of human trafficking in Cambodia, this book focuses on the characteristics and operations of the traffickers. It provides a theoretical framework that explains the emergence of the phenomenon, and the role of moral panic and western hegemony in the...

    Published October 13th 2017 by Routledge

  5. Human Trafficking in Colonial Vietnam

    By Micheline Lessard

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Examining the widespread phenomenon of human trafficking in Vietnam during the period of French colonial rule, this book focuses on the practice of kidnapping or stealing Vietnamese women and children for sale in Chinese markets from the 1870s through to the 1940s. The book brings to light the...

    Published October 13th 2017 by Routledge

  6. Advancing the Regional Commons in the New East Asia

    Edited by Siriporn Wajjwalku, Kong Chong Ho, Osamu Yoshida

    Advancing the Regional Commons in the New East Asia highlights a number of interests which members of ASEAN and Plus Three countries collectively recognize. This set of common interests includes not only economic development but also social development. Written by nationals in their respective...

    Published October 13th 2017 by Routledge

  7. Institutionalizing East Asia

    Mapping and Reconfiguring Regional Cooperation

    Edited by Alice D. Ba, Cheng-Chwee Kuik, Sueo Sudo

    Institutional activities have remarkably transformed East Asia, a region once known for the absence of regionalism and regime-building efforts. Yet the dynamics of this Asian institutionalization have remained an understudied area of research. This book offers one of the first scholarly attempts to...

    Published October 13th 2017 by Routledge

  8. Islam in Modern Thailand

    Faith, Philanthropy and Politics

    By Rajeswary Ampalavanar Brown

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    This book addresses the complexity of Islam in Thailand, by focusing on Islamic charities and institutions affiliated to the mosque. By extrapolating through Islam and the waqf (Islamic charity) in different regions of Thailand the diversity in races and institutions, it demonstrates the regional...

    Published October 13th 2017 by Routledge

  9. Being Catholic in the Contemporary Philippines

    Young People Reinterpreting Religion

    By Jayeel Serrano Cornelio

    Series: Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

    This book, based on extensive original research, examines the nature of Catholicism in the contemporary Philippines. It shows how Catholicism is apparently flourishing, with good attendance at Sunday Masses, impressive religious processions and flourishing charismatic groups, and with interventions...

    Published October 12th 2017 by Routledge

  10. Environmental Regulation and Public Disclosure

    The Case of PROPER in Indonesia

    By Shakeb Afsah, Allen Blackman, Jorge H. Garcia, Thomas Sterner

    Series: Environment for Development

    This book is a remarkable case study of an environmental policy initiative for a national environmental regulatory system in the information age. In 1995 the Indonesian Ministry of Environment took the bold step to launch an environmental disclosure initiative called the Program for Pollution...

    Published October 12th 2017 by RFF Press