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Routledge/City University of Hong Kong Southeast Asia Series


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Transformations in Independent Timor-Leste: Dynamics of Social and Cultural Cohabitations

Transformations in Independent Timor-Leste: Dynamics of Social and Cultural Cohabitations

1st Edition

Susana de Matos Viegas, Rui Graça Feijó
June 21, 2017

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....

Public Management and Governance in Malaysia: Trends and Transformations

Public Management and Governance in Malaysia: Trends and Transformations

1st Edition

Noore Alam Siddiquee
August 14, 2015

The past two and a half decades have seen major transformations in public sector management and governance across the globe. This book examines the ways public sector management and governance in Malaysia has changed and is changing under contemporary reform models. Chapters are written by...

Labour, Politics and the State in Industrialising Thailand

Labour, Politics and the State in Industrialising Thailand

1st Edition

Andrew Brown
September 17, 2010

In this book Brown argues that workers in East and Southeast Asia are significant actors in political change. Critically examining the themes of labour weakness, political exclusion and insignificance of 'class factors' he aims to bring workers back from the margins, demonstrating that both in the...

Asian Regional Governance: Crisis and Change

Asian Regional Governance: Crisis and Change

1st Edition

Kanishka Jayasuriya
August 13, 2009

Jayasuriya looks at the changing global and domestic political economies shaping the new regionalism in Asia, and examines the relationship between regional domestic, political and economic structures and forms of regional governance. Well-known contributors in the field focus...

Transnational Migration and Work in Asia

Transnational Migration and Work in Asia

1st Edition

Kevin Hewison, Ken Young
April 15, 2009

Focusing on the issues associated with migrating for work both in and from the Asian region, this book sheds light on the debate over migration and trafficking. With contributions from an international team of well-known scholars, the book sets labour migration firmly within the context...

US-Asia Economic Relations: A political economy of crisis and the rise of new business actors

US-Asia Economic Relations: A political economy of crisis and the rise of new business actors

1st Edition

Justin Robertson
September 02, 2008

In a world of continuing financial volatility, this book critically evaluates the oft-cited claim that US firms and the US government attempt to open emerging markets in economic distress and acquire valuable industrial and financial assets.  Focusing particularly on Korea and Thailand, the...

Transparency and Authoritarian Rule in Southeast Asia: Singapore and Malaysia

Transparency and Authoritarian Rule in Southeast Asia: Singapore and Malaysia

1st Edition

Garry Rodan
March 18, 2004

In Transparency and Authoritarian Rule in Southeast Asia, Rodan rejects the notion that the 1997-98 Asian economic crisis was further evidence that ultimately capitalism can only develop within liberal social and political institutions, and that new technology necessarily undermines authoritarian...

Reorganising Power in Indonesia: The Politics of Oligarchy in an Age of Markets

Reorganising Power in Indonesia: The Politics of Oligarchy in an Age of Markets

1st Edition

Vedi Hadiz, Richard Robison
February 26, 2004

Reorganising Power in Indonesia is a new and distinctive analysis of the dramatic fall of Soeharto, the last of the great Cold War capitalist dictators, and of the struggles that reshape power and wealth in Indonesia. The dramatic events of the past two decades are understood essentially in terms...

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