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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 95 new and published books in the subject of South East Asian Politics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Legal Pluralism in Indonesia

    Bridging the Unbridgeable

    By Ratno Lukito

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    With the revival of Islamic law and adat (customary) law in the country, this book investigates the history and phenomenon of legal pluralism in Indonesia. It looks at how the ideal of modernity in Indonesia has been characterized by a state-driven effort in the post-colonial era to make the...

    Published June 16th 2017 by Routledge

  4. Status and Security in Southeast Asian State Systems

    By Nicholas Tarling

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    Southeast Asia serves as an excellent case study to discuss major transformations in the relationship between states. This book looks at the changing nature of relationships between countries in Southeast Asia, as well as their relationships with other states in Asia and beyond. A diverse region...

    Published June 16th 2017 by Routledge

  5. Corruption and Law in Indonesia

    By Simon Butt

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Indonesia has transformed from one of South East Asia’s most repressive and centralised political systems to its most decentralised and democratic. Despite this, obstacles still remain that hinder Indonesia achieving the ‘rule of law’, and in particular, the country is consistently ranked as having...

    Published May 31st 2017 by Routledge

  6. The Technological State in Indonesia

    The Co-constitution of High Technology and Authoritarian Politics

    By Sulfikar Amir

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Using a historical sociology approach, this book illustrates the formation of the technological state in Indonesia during the New Order period (1966-1998). It explores the nexus between power, high technology, development, and authoritarianism situated in the Southeast Asian context. The book...

    Published May 31st 2017 by Routledge

  7. Culture, Religion and Conflict in Muslim Southeast Asia

    Negotiating Tense Pluralisms

    Edited by Joseph Camilleri, Sven Schottmann

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    By examining the sometimes surprising and unexpected roles that culture and religion have played in mitigating or exacerbating conflicts, this book explores the cultural repertoires from which Southeast Asian political actors have drawn to negotiate the pluralism that has so long been...

    Published May 27th 2017 by Routledge

  8. Parties and Parliaments in Southeast Asia

    Non-Partisan Chambers in Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand

    By Roland Rich

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Political parties are an essential ingredient in a modern democracy. They are also seen as the least trusted and most problematic institution in most democratic systems. While there have been attempts to strengthen parties through institutional design and capacity building, a new strategy has been...

    Published May 27th 2017 by Routledge

  9. Southeast Asian Perspectives on Power

    Edited by Liana Chua, Joanna Cook, Nicholas Long, Lee Wilson

    Series: The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

    Southeast Asia has undergone innumerable far-reaching changes and dramatic transformations over the last half-century. This book explores the concept of power in relation to these transformations, and examines its various social, cultural, religious, economic and political forms. The book works...

    Published May 27th 2017 by Routledge

  10. Migration and Integration in Singapore

    Policies and Practice

    Edited by Yap Mui Teng, Gillian Koh, Debbie Soon

    Series: Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

    Between 2000 and 2010, Singapore witnessed a huge influx of foreign migrants. The proportion of permanent residents in the total population increased from 7% to 11%, while the share of non-resident foreigners has risen from 19% to 25%. This was as much the result of the spontaneous movement of...

    Published May 25th 2017 by Routledge