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New and Published Books

  1. Civil Society in the Philippines

    Theoretical, Methodological and Policy Debates

    By Gerard Clarke

    Series: Rethinking Southeast Asia

    Drawing on qualitative and quantitative research, this book provides a path-breaking account of civil society in the Philippines. It challenges the widespread belief in political science and development studies literature that civil society in developing countries is an institutional arena in which...

    Published May 24th 2017 by Routledge

  2. Building a People-Oriented Security Community the ASEAN way

    By Alan Collins

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    ASEAN has declared its intention to create a security community in Southeast Asia that is people-orientated. This book evaluates ASEAN’s progress, and in doing so examines three matters of concern. The book firstly looks at the importance of constitutive norms to the workings of security...

    Published May 24th 2017 by Routledge

  3. A History of Human Rights Society in Singapore

    1965-2015

    Edited by Jiyoung Song

    Series: Politics in Asia

    To celebrate Singapore’s fiftieth anniversary for its independence from Malaysia in 2015, 35 students, academics and activists came together to discuss and write about pioneering Singaporean human rights activists and their under-reported stories in Singapore. The city-state is known for its...

    Published May 10th 2017 by Routledge

  4. Anti-genocide Activists and the Responsibility to Protect

    By Annette Jansen

    Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    Although the Genocide Convention was already adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1945, it was only in the late 1990s that groups of activists emerged calling for military interventions to halt mass atrocities. The question of who these anti-genocide activists are and what motivates them to call...

    Published May 5th 2017 by Routledge

  5. Migrant Workers and ASEAN

    A Two Level State and Regional Analysis

    By Anisa Santoso

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    ASEAN (The Association of Southeast Asian Nations) has made slow progress in defining a regional policy for the protection of migrant workers. This book examines the normative structures within the institutions at play at both state and regional level of ASEAN, which influence the making of a...

    Published May 5th 2017 by Routledge

  6. The Political Economy of the Agri-Food System in Thailand

    Hegemony, Counter-Hegemony, and Co-Optation of Oppositions

    By Prapimphan Chiengkul

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    The mainstream agri-food system in Thailand has been shaped to aid capital accumulation by domestic and transnational hegemonic forces, and is currently sustained through hegemonic agri-food production-distribution, governance structures and ideational order. However, sustainable agriculture and...

    Published May 5th 2017 by Routledge

  7. Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Rights in Asia

    By Robert J. Hanlon

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    As globalization has brought about new concerns and responsibilities for business, particularly in the realm of human rights, many multinational corporations (MNC) operating in Asia have argued that such rights are the responsibility of government. However, as globalization continues to improve...

    Published May 3rd 2017 by Routledge

  8. Democratization in China, Korea and Southeast Asia?

    Local and National Perspectives

    Edited by Kate Xiao Zhou, Shelley Rigger, Lynn T. White III

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Rapid economic pluralization in East Asia has empowered local and medial groups, and with this change comes the need to rethink usual notions regarding ways in which "democracies" emerge or "citizens" gain more power. Careful examination of current developments in China, Korea, and Southeast Asia...

    Published April 27th 2017 by Routledge

  9. Managing Politics and Islam in Indonesia

    By Donald J. Porter

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 26th 2017 by Routledge

  10. Indonesia, Islam, and the International Political Economy

    Clash or Cooperation?

    By Mark S. Williams

    Series: Routledge Studies on Islam and Muslims in Southeast Asia

    The Republic of Indonesia is a rising great power in the Asia-Pacific, set to become the eighth largest economy in the world in the coming decades. It is the most populous Muslim majority country in the world. The largest Islamic organizations and parties have supported Indonesia’s participation...

    Published April 25th 2017 by Routledge