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Southeast Asia, the politics of national integration

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asia, Southeastern -- Politics and government -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited by John T. McAlister, Jr.
    ContributionsMcAlister, John T., b.1936.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS518.1
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 561p. ;
    Number of Pages561
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22387494M
    ISBN 100394314093

    This balanced, comprehensive guide to Southeast Asian politics offers a sensible but nondogmatic realist approach to the region's international relations. In this revised, second edition, Donald E. Weatherbee lucidly explains the dynamics of the Southeast Asian subsystem as a struggle for autonomy in pursuit of national interests. A founder of the World History Association, he has published widely on Southeast Asian and world history, including Societies, Networks, and Transitions: A Global History (Houghton Mifflin, ); Dance of Life: Popular Music and Politics in Southeast Asia (Univ. of Hawaii, ); From Kampong to City: A Social History of Kuching, Malaysia. Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the regions that are geographically south of China, east of the Indian subcontinent and north-west of Australia. Southeast Asia is bordered to the north by East Asia, to the west by South Asia and the Bay of Bengal, to the east by Oceania and the Pacific Ocean, and to the south by Australia and the Indian g code: Zone 6 & 8.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: McAlister, John T., Southeast Asia: the politics of national integration. New York, Random House []. It was then, he says, that he realized how Malaysia’s multi-ethnic society rested on a fragile ethnic harmony. His interest in Malaysian Chinese politics of the s and s, explored here through the prism of ethnicity and national integration in Peninsular Malaysia.

John Sidel, Sir Patrick Gillam Professor of International and Comparative Politics, London School of Economics and Political Science 'A political survey of all Southeast Asia is not for the faint-hearted.

Its half-billion people comprise all the world's major religions, hundreds of ethno-linguistic groups, Cited by:   Explores the increasingly important roles that English plays in Asia, including its contribution to economic growth, national imaginaries and creative writing.

This book includes chapters that illustrate diversity by focusing on countries from South Asia, Southeast Asia and the Asia : There has been an avalanche of publications on Southeast Asia in recent years, but no one volume provides an accurate and up-to-date account of political institutions and practices in the region.

This book fills that gap. Each country chapter provides a broad overview of. Southeast Asia experienced a relatively stable and uneventfulbut long-term challenges came to the fore.

The drama of economic and political affairs paled in comparison to the preceding two years, when commodity and currency price fluctuations, and Brexit and Trump’s election, raised anxieties leading into the new year, but these were somewhat allayed as growth reinvigorated and. This is correlated with the contestation of ideas and political elites’ competition in domestic level in order to achieve either national interests or personal/collective goals.

Required Readings: *Damien Kingsbury, Southeast Asia: A Political Profile, Chapter 2 “Authority and Legitimacy”, pp. File Size: KB. There has been an avalanche of publications on Southeast Asia in recent years, but no one volume provides an accurate and up-to-date account of political institutions and practices in the region.

This book fills that gap. Each country chapter provides a broad overview of the historical, social and economic setting. It then analyses in detail the political "institutions" of that Reviews: 1.

Abstract. Southeast Asia as a region varies widely in its cultures, history, and political institutions. Due to this variety of regime types and the large variance of theoretically relevant explanatory factors, Southeast Asia presents political scientists with a “natural laboratory.”Author: Aurel Croissant, Philip Lorenz.

Southeast Asia as a region varies widely in its cultures, history, and political institutions. Due to this variety of regime types and the large variance of theoretically relevant explanatory. In the international arena, Southeast Asia became progressively drawn into the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union.

A key feature of this period was the close nexus between domestic politics (including nationalism, national integration and democracy), prospects for regionalism and international relations. This stimulating volume analyzes the impact of ethnic change and religious traditions on local, national, and regional identities.

Through the lens of identity, the authors explore and appraise the level of integration within the political borders of Southeast Asian nation-states and. Southeast Asia is one of the most diverse regions in the world – hosting a wide range of languages, ethnicities, religions, economies, ecosystems and political systems.

Amidst this diversity, however, has been a common desire to develop. This provides a uniting theme across landscapes of diff. promotion of regionalism in Southeast Asia, alongside concerns regarding intra-regional - predators and internal communist insurgencies. Given the great uncertainty surrounding the behavior of the USSR and China in the aftermath of the Second World War, the US took a first step to promote regionalism in Southeast Size: KB.

Jyotirindra Das Gupta is Professor Emeritus, Political Science, at the Institute for South Asia Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Product details Series: Center for South and Southeast Asia Studies, UC Berkeley (Book 5)Cited by: POLITICAL ECONOMY OF REGIONAL INTEGRATION IN SOUTH ASIA Priyanka Kher Abstract Although it has been decades since the creation of the South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), regional integration in South Asia is still a long.

ISEAS Publishing specializes in scholarly publications on politics, economics and social issues in Southeast Asia and the Asia-Pacific. If you have a manuscript on any of the above areas, we welcome you to publish with us.

For online submission of New Book Proposal. Download and email the New Book Proposal Form. Website Information. Southeast Asia's New Nationalism: Causes and Significance. This paper explains the post-Cold War surge of nationalism in Southeast Asia and Cited by: 1.

The Culture and Politics of Health Care Work Northern Illinois University Press, Southeast Asia Program Publications, and Cornell East Asia Series. More Catalogs. 1 / Spring/Summer New and recent books published by Southeast Asia Program Publications, an imprint of Cornell University Press.

View the PDF or the Issuu version. He specialises in the International history of modern Southeast Asia. His most recent book is Southeast Asia and the Vietnam War (London: Routledge, ). He is the author of two forthcoming books: Lee Kuan Yew’s Strategic Thought and Singapore, ASEAN and the Cambodian Conflict File Size: 1MB.

Explore our list of Southeast Asia - Politics & Government Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. The Political Resurgence of the Military in Southeast Asia is a timely exploration of the impact of militaries on politics in different geographical contexts and exposes the tensions and Author: Kai Chen.

Political Science and International Relations Jürgen Rüland Introduction Southeast Asia’s strategic location at major sea-lanes of communication, its pre-vious role as a theatre of super power rivalries, its neighbourhood to China and India, its increasing economic prosperity and its inherent political.

"For observers outside of Southeast Asia, this book opens up a world of conflicts, rivalries, and reconciliations that is terra incognita. It is easy to assume that all is well under the consensual Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) umbrella.

These expert authors detail the sometimes stormy and often tense bilateral relationships in the region. Focusing on post-independence Southeast Asia, this essay offers a comparative 3 Ibid. 4 Geertz, “After the Revolution,” – 5 Geertz, “Integrative Revolution,” 6 See, for example, Anthony Reid, Imperial Alchemy: Nationalism and Political Identity in Southeast Asia (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ).

cusses differences which exist among the party systems of Southeast Asia, and between these systems and those in other parts of the world. Part II consists of a critique of Professor Apter's theories. Part III suggests that pluralism is present in the political systems of Southeast Asia and that this pluralism facilitates their healthy functioning.

The region between China, India, Australia, and the Pacific Ocean is known as Southeast Asia. Southeast Asia includes countries with political boundaries creating many shapes and sizes.

The political borders were created through a combination of factors, including natural features, traditional tribal distinctions, colonial claims, and political. InAsia accounted for two-thirds of the world’s population and more than one-half of global income. The subsequent decline of Asia was attributed to its integration with a world economy Author: Deepak Nayyar.

in Southeast Asia: Achievements, Challenges, Prospects”, jointly organised by the Kofi Annan Foundation and the National Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM), brought together esteemed leaders, scholars and activists from across the region to.

This book argues that Southeast Asian political studies have made important contributions to theory building in comparative politics through a dialogue involving theory, area studies, and qualitative methodology.

The book provides a state-of-the-art review of key topics in the field, including: state structures, political regimes, political parties, contentious politics, civil society. The wide topographical diversity of Southeast Asia has greatly influenced its history.

For instance, Mainland Southeast Asia with its continuous but rugged and difficult terrain provided the basis for the early Khmer and Mon civilisations.

The sub-region's extensive coastline and major river systems of the Irrawaddy, Salween, Chao Phraya, Mekong and Red River have directed socio-cultural and. "This stimulating volume analyzes the impact of ethnic change and religious traditions on local, national, and regional identities.

Through the lens of identity, the authors explore and appraise the level of integration within the political borders of Southeast Asian. Political Change in Southeast Asia Southeast Asia is a vast and complex region, comprised of countries with remarkably diverse histories and cultures.

Jacques Bertrand provides a fresh and highly original survey of politics and political change in this area of the world. Against the backdrop of rapid economic development and.

The second part discusses the ways in which these international systems were brought into contact with each other through the agency of Mongols in Central Asia, Arabs in the Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean, Indic and Sinic societies in South East Asia, and Author: Erik Ringmar.

His previous publications include An everyday geography of the Global South (), Living with transition in Laos: market integration in Southeast Asia (), Southeast Asia: the human landscape of modernization and development () and Asian cities, migrant labor and contested spaces (co-edited, ), all published by Routledge.

In Februarythe Thailand National Committee for World Heritage submitted an application for the city of Chiang Mai to be inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. While still on the tentative list, the organizing group plans to submit their final nomination dossier soon, possibly by the end of Across Southeast Asia, inscription.

Khong Yuen Foong & Helen E.S. Nesadurai, ‘Hanging Together, Institutional Design and Cooperation in Southeast Asia: AFTA and the ARF’, in Amitav Acharya & Alistair Iain Johnstone (eds), Crafting Cooperation: Regional International Institutions in Global Politics (Cambridge University Press, ), p.

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