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Ethnic Politics in Burma: States of Conflict

Ethnic Politics in Burma: States of Conflict

1st Edition

Ashley South
October 19, 2009

This book examines the ideas which have structured half a century of civil war in Burma, and the roles which political elites and foreign networks - from colonial missionaries to aid worker activists - have played in mediating understandings of ethnic conflict in the country. The book includes a...

Chinese Big Business in Indonesia: The State of Capital

Chinese Big Business in Indonesia: The State of Capital

1st Edition

Christian Chua
October 19, 2009

The disintegration of Indonesia's New Order regime in 1998 and the fall of Soeharto put an end to the crude forms of centralised authoritarianism and economic protectionism that allowed large Chinese conglomerates to dom- inate Indonesia's private sector. Contrary to all expectations, most of...

Communal Violence and Democratization in Indonesia: Small Town Wars

Communal Violence and Democratization in Indonesia: Small Town Wars

1st Edition

Gerry van Klinken
September 17, 2009

Through close scrutiny of empirical materials and interviews, this book uniquely analyzes all the episodes of long-running, widespread communal violence that erupted during Indonesia’s post-New Order transition. Indonesia democratised after the long and authoritarian New Order regime ended in May...

Revolution, Reform and Regionalism in Southeast Asia: Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam

Revolution, Reform and Regionalism in Southeast Asia: Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam

1st Edition

Ronald Bruce St John
August 13, 2009

Based on research carried out over the three decades, this book compares the post-war political economies of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam in the context of their individual and collective impact on contemporary efforts at regional integration. The author highlights the different paths to reform taken...

The Politics of Indonesia-Malaysia Relations: One Kin, Two Nations

The Politics of Indonesia-Malaysia Relations: One Kin, Two Nations

1st Edition

Joseph Chinyong Liow
August 13, 2009

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the relationship between Indonesia and Malaysia, focusing especially on how the relationship has developed in the last fifty years. It argues that the political relationship between the two countries has been largely defined by rivalry, despite the...

Security and Sustainable Development in Myanmar

Security and Sustainable Development in Myanmar

1st Edition

Helen James
May 12, 2009

Helen James considers security in Myanmar/Burma. She uses the ideas put forward in the United Nations Development Programme's 1994 report, of human, as opposed to state and security, going on to argue that freedom from want, and freedom from fear (of the regime) are in fact mutually supportive...

Governance and Civil Society in Myanmar: Education, Health and Environment

Governance and Civil Society in Myanmar: Education, Health and Environment

1st Edition

Helen James
May 12, 2009

Most international attention on Myanmar has focused on the political situation, where the military, in power since 1962, continues to refuse to acknowledge the results of democratic elections, and on related human rights issues. This book, by focusing on education, health and environment, and on...

Vietnam's Development Strategies

Vietnam's Development Strategies

1st Edition

Pietro Masina
April 30, 2009

Taking a developmental approach, this book critically reviews Vietnam's reform process and shows how the country’s reform agenda is still dominated by a ‘developmental orthodoxy’ inspired by a post-Washington consensus. The author argues that a wider debate is needed in order to give national...

Regionalism in Post-Suharto Indonesia

Regionalism in Post-Suharto Indonesia

1st Edition

Maribeth Erb, Carol Faucher, Priyambudi Sulistiyanto
April 29, 2009

Since the fall of the Suharto regime, forces pressing for regional autonomy have strengthened in Indonesia, with some people arguing that the country is in danger of disintegrating. This book examines a range of issues connected with decentralization and regional autonomy in Indonesia, especially...

Christianity, Islam and Nationalism in Indonesia

Christianity, Islam and Nationalism in Indonesia

1st Edition

Charles E. Farhadian
April 15, 2009

Although over eighty percent of the country is Muslim, Indonesia is marked by an extraordinary diversity in language, ancestry, culture, religion and ways of life. This book focuses on the Christian Dani of West Papua, providing a social and ethnographic history of the most important indigenous...

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