Southeast Asian Studies

Articles from Vol. 3, No. 3, December

A Heritage of Ruins: The Ancient Sites of Southeast Asia and Their Conservation
A Heritage of Ruins: The Ancient Sites of Southeast Asia and Their Conservation William Chapman Honolulu: University of Hawai'i i Press, 2013, 340p.With this well presented book, William Chapman has provided a fascinating overview of the iconic heritage...
Are We Them? Textual and Literary Representations of the Chinese in Twentieth-Century Thailand
(ProQuest: ... denotes non-US-ASCII text omitted.)PreambleWhen I first arrived on the campus of the University of the Philippines in 1962, I was struck by the unexpected question that cropped up regularly in class and in conversations with my Filipino...
Contesting Law and Order: Legal and Judicial Reform in Southern Thailand in the Late Nineteenth to Early Twentieth Century
(ProQuest: ... denotes non-US-ASCII text omitted.)I IntroductionThe nineteenth century was a period of transition in most parts of the world in a move from the traditional state to a modern nation-state under a clearly defined territory. Thailand, then...
Diversifying Retail and Distribution in Thailand
Diversifying Retail and Distribution in Thailand Endo Gen Chiang Mai: Silkworm Books, 2013, xii+275p.Once again, Thai studies need a determined Japanese researcher to unearth the puzzling research areas that are plagued by limited data, poor statistics,...
Extending the Hydraulic Paradigm: Reunification, State Consolidation, and Water Control in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta after 1975
I IntroductionSurrounded by the sea to the east and south, and topographically shaped by the interplay of mighty rivers, mountains, deltas, and coastal plains, water is omnipresent in Vietnam. From ancient times, the economic basis of Vietnam's civilization...
Gambling with the Land: The Contemporary Evolution of Southeast Asian Agriculture
Gambling with the Land: The Contemporary Evolution of Southeast Asian Agriculture Rodolphe De Koninck and Jean-François Rousseau Singapore: NUS Press, 2012, xv+187p.Gambling with the Land is one of a series of publications resulting from an international...
Industrialization with a Weak State: Thailand's Development in Historical Perspective
Industrialization with a Weak State: Thailand's Development in Historical Perspective Somboon Siriprachai (edited by Kaoru Sugihara, Pasuk Phongpaichit, and Chris Baker) Singapore and Kyoto: NUS Press in association with Kyoto University Press, 2012,...
Islamic Theological Texts and Contexts in Banjarese Society: An Overview of the Existing Studies*
According to the statistics compiled for the year 2000 on ethnic identities, the Banjarese ranked 10th among the largest ethnic groups in Indonesia (Suryadinata et al. 2003, 31-68) .u Most Banjarese live in South Kalimantan, and many of them live in...
Non-Traditional Security in Asia: Issues, Challenges and Framework for Action
Non-Traditional Security in Asia: Issues, Challenges and Framework for Action Mely Caballero-Anthony and Alistair D. B. Cook, eds. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2013, xvi+349p.Virtually anything that constitutes a threat to a person...
Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) and Access and Exclusion: Obstacles and Opportunities in Cambodia and Laos
IntroductionThe Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) framework is being developed to reduce carbon emissions into the atmosphere due to deforestation and forest degradation. Phelps et al. (2010) have, however, raised concerns...
Sinophone Malaysian Literature: Not Made in China
Sinophone Malaysian Literature: Not Made in China Alison M. Groppe Amherst: Cambria Press, 2013, x+325p.Studies of the Chinese overseas have devoted substantial attention to Southeast Asia owing to deep historical connections forged by the overwhelming...
State and Uncivil Society in Thailand at the Temple of Preah Vihear
State and Uncivil Society in Thailand at the Temple of Preah Vihear Puangthong R. Pawakapan Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2013, xiv+125p.; bibliography, index.Preah Vihear: A Guide to the Thai-Cambodian Conflict and Its Solutions Charnvit...
Student Activism in Malaysia: Crucible, Mirror, Sideshow
Student Activism in Malaysia: Crucible, Mirror, Sideshow Meredith L. Weiss Ithaca, NY: Cornell Southeast Asia Program Publications and Singapore: NUS Press, 2011, xi+302p.In April 2012, the amendment of the University and University College Act (UUCA)...
Trade Union Organizing Free from Employers' Interference: Evidence from Vietnam
IntroductionThe reforms (doi moi) initiated in 1986 by the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) to transform a centrally planned economy to a socialist market economy has created significant changes in the Vietnamese labor market. Before the innovation most...
Vietnam: State, War, and Revolution (1945-1946)
Vietnam: State, War, and Revolution (1945-1946) David G. Marr Berkeley: University of California Press, 2013, xix+721p.David Marr's scholarship, which has spanned almost half a century, has had a great influence upon the direction of Vietnamese studies....
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