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New and Published Books

  1. Managing Social Purpose Driven Organizations

    Looking at the Third Sector

    By Wee Beng Geok

    Series: Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

    The book examines the management of social purpose driven organizations in an Asian context, using the case study approach. It looks at these organizations during a period of major changes in the regulatory and governance environment for charities in Singapore. The focus is on how these changes...

    Published August 8th 2017 by Routledge

  2. Biodiversity Conservation in Southeast Asia

    Challenges in a Changing Environment

    Edited by Serge Morand, Claire Lajaunie, Rojchai Satrawaha

    Series: Earthscan Conservation and Development

    Southeast Asia is highly diversified in terms of socio-ecosystems and biodiversity, but is undergoing dramatic environmental and social changes. These changes characterize the recent period and can be illustrated by the effects of the Green Revolution in the late 1960s and 1970s, to the...

    Published July 27th 2017 by Routledge

  3. The Chronicle of a People's War: The Military and Strategic History of the Cambodian Civil War, 1979–1991

    By Boraden Nhem

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern History

    The Chronicle of a People's War: The Military and Strategic History of the Cambodian Civil War, 1979–1991 narrates the military and strategic history of the Cambodian Civil War, especially the People’s Republic of Kampuchea (PRK), from when it deposed the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime in...

    Published July 27th 2017 by Routledge

  4. Understanding the City through its Margins

    Pluridisciplinary Perspectives from Case Studies in Africa, Asia and the Middle East

    Edited by André Chappatte, Ulrike Freitag, Nora Lafi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern History

    Cities the world over and in particular developing countries suffer from uneven development and inequality. This is often coupled with the view that these inequalities constitute unfortunate anomalies. In contrast, this edited volume draws out the ways in which the city has not been able to exist...

    Published July 27th 2017 by Routledge

  5. Sexual Diversity in Asia, c. 600 - 1950

    Edited by Raquel A.G. Reyes, William G. Clarence-Smith

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Non-reproductive sex practices in Asia have historically been a source of fascination, prurient or otherwise, for Westerners, who being either Catholic or Protestant, were often struck by what they perceived as the widespread promiscuity and licentiousness of native inhabitants. Graphic...

    Published July 27th 2017 by Routledge

  6. Identity and the State in Malaysia

    By Fausto Barlocco

    Series: The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

    Using the case study of the Kadazan of Sabah, a region in the Malaysian section of Borneo, this book examines national, ethnic and local identities in post-colonial states. It shows the importance of the connection between lived experience and identity and belonging, and by doing so, provides a...

    Published July 25th 2017 by Routledge

  7. Transboundary Water Politics in the Developing World

    By Naho Mirumachi

    This book examines the political economy that governs the management of international transboundary river basins in the developing world. These shared rivers are the setting for irrigation, hydropower and flood management projects as well as water transfer schemes. Often, these projects attempt to...

    Published July 11th 2017 by Routledge

  8. Rethinking Japanese Studies

    Eurocentrism and the Asia-Pacific Region

    Edited by Kaori Okano, Yoshio Sugimoto

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Japanese Studies has provided a fertile space for non-Eurocentric analysis for a number of reasons. It has been embroiled in the long-running internal debate over the so-called Nihonjinron, revolving around the extent to which the effective interpretation of Japanese society and culture requires...

    Published July 11th 2017 by Routledge

  9. Secularism, Decolonisation, and the Cold War in South and Southeast Asia

    By Clemens Six

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    The intensifying conflicts between religious communities in contemporary South and Southeast Asia signify the importance of gaining a clearer understanding of how societies have historically organised and mastered their religious diversity. Based on extensive archival research in Asia, Europe, and...

    Published July 6th 2017 by Routledge

  10. Transformations in Independent Timor-Leste

    Dynamics of Social and Cultural Cohabitations

    Edited by Susana de Matos Viegas, Rui Graça Feijó

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

    1999 was a decisive year in the long history of the people of Timor-Leste, whose future was open when they voted for independence in a UN-sponsored referendum. Its results left no doubt that the Timorese considered themselves to be a nation wishing to have their own state, which they would rule....

    Published June 21st 2017 by Routledge