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New and Published Books

  1. Japan's Quest for Stability in Southeast Asia

    Navigating the Turning Points in Postwar Asia

    By Taizo Miyagi

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    More than any other region in the world, Asia has witnessed tremendous change in the post-war era. A continent once engulfed by independence and revolution, and later by the Cold War and civil war, has now been transformed into the world’s most economically dynamic region. What caused this change...

    Published December 15th 2017 by Routledge

  2. Religion, Law and Intolerance in Indonesia

    Edited by Tim Lindsey, Helen Pausacker

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    Despite its overwhelmingly Muslim majority, Indonesia has always been seen as exceptional for its diversity and pluralism. In recent years, however, there has been a rise in "majoritarianism", with resurgent Islamist groups pushing hard to impose conservative values on public life – in many cases...

    Published December 15th 2017 by Routledge

  3. Democratisation of Myanmar

    By Nehginpao Kipgen

    This topical book studies the process of democratic transition in Myanmar. It outlines the factors that contributed to the political transition in the country and the circumstances in which the transition from military rule of nearly five decades to democracy took place. The author shows how...

    Published December 8th 2017 by Routledge India

  4. China's International Transboundary Rivers

    Politics, Security and Diplomacy of Shared Water Resources

    By Lei Xie, Jia Shaofeng

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    China has forty major transboundary watercourses with neighbouring countries, and has frequently been accused of harming its downstream neighbours through its domestic water management policies, such as the construction of dams for hydropower. This book provides an understanding of water security...

    Published November 22nd 2017 by Routledge

  5. Policies and Politics in Malaysian Education

    Education Reforms, Nationalism and Neoliberalism

    Edited by Cynthia Joseph

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

    This book draws on elements of critical social theory, research on globalization, neo liberalism and education, and Malaysian Studies to understand the interplay of globalization, nationalism, cultural politics and ethnicized neoliberalism in shaping the educational reforms in Malaysia. Using the...

    Published November 21st 2017 by Routledge

  6. The Far East and Australasia 2018

    49th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Series: The Far East and Australasia

    This comprehensive survey of the countries of East and South-East Asia, Australia and New Zealand, along with 22 Pacific islands, fully revised to reflect current economic and political developments, is an essential resource for the Asia-Pacific region. Calendar of Political Events A calendar of...

    Published November 9th 2017 by Routledge

  7. Torture and Peacebuilding in Indonesia

    The Case of Papua

    By Budi Hernawan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    State-sponsored torture and peacebuilding encapsulate the essence of many of the current conflicts in Indonesia. Papua in particular provides a thought-provoking example of the intricacy and complexity of building peace amidst enduring conflict and violence. This book examines the complex power...

    Published November 1st 2017 by Routledge

  8. Tropical Warfare in the Asia-Pacific Region, 1941-45

    By Kaushik Roy

    Series: Asian States and Empires

    This is the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of the land war during the Second World War in South-East Asia and the South and South-West Pacific. The extensive existing literature focuses on particular armies – Japanese, British, American, Australian or Indian – and/or on particular...

    Published October 30th 2017 by Routledge

  9. Malaysia's Defeat of Armed Communism

    The Second Emergency, 1968-1989

    By Ong Weichong

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    The Malayan Communist Party’s (MCP) decisive defeat in 1960 led many academics and Counterinsurgency (COIN) experts to overlook the resurrection of its armed struggle in 1968. Most scholars continue to regard the so-called ‘Second Emergency’ in Malaysia (1968-1989) as a non-event, and most of the...

    Published October 27th 2017 by Routledge

  10. Islam, Politics and Youth in Malaysia

    The Pop-Islamist Reinvention of PAS

    By Dominik M. Mueller

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Providing an ethnographic account of the Islamic Party of Malaysia (PAS) and its Youth Wing (Dewan Pemuda PAS), this book analyses the genesis and role of Islamic movements in terms of their engagement in mainstream politics. It explores the party’s changing approach towards popular culture and...

    Published October 26th 2017 by Routledge