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Regional Integration in Southeast Asia

by Kim Hyung Jong

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Published
2008
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New
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First edition
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9789831004562
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Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya Press, 2008. First edition. Paperback. New. The author contrasts what he sees as the political success of ASEAN with the less successful efforts of the group in co-operating on finance and trade. He suggests possible solutions and other issues which could be enhanced by members taking more of a regional perspective. 117 pages.… Read more
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Rethinking Political Development in Southeast Asia

by Norma Mahmood (ed)

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Published
1994
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Near Fine
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First edition
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9789679940688
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Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya Press, 1994. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. The book is a collection of papers presented at a seminar by various political scientists from around the region. The contributors take stock of internal political developments in Burma/Myanmar, Indonesia, Malaysia, The Philippines, Singapore and Thailand in the post war period and suggest ways in which… Read more
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Paths to Regionalisation - Comparing Experiences in East Asia and Europe

by Sophie Boisseau du Rocher, Bertrand Fort (eds)

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Published
2005
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New
ISBN
9789812103741
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Singapore: Marshall Cavendish Academic, 2005. Paperback. New. This collection of papers was originally submitted to a conference in Paris in 2003 on 'Europe & East Asia: Experimenting with Region Building.' The book is divided into the following parts - I - Between Regionalisation and Globalisation, II - The Region as a Security Community & Institutions as Drivers for… Read more
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Democracy in Asia, Europe and the World: Toward a Universal Definition?

by Chung-Si Ahn & Bertrand Fort (eds)

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Published
2006
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Very Good
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First edition
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9789812103253
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$40.06

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Singapore: Marshall Cavendish Academic, 2006. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. The word 'democracy' is frequently used by politicians, activists and academics of very different persuasions. In this book a group of prominent academics from Europe and Asia reflect on what the word means for their own society and how their concepts match up with similar concepts elsewhere. 275… Read more
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The ASEAN Miracle: A Catalyst for Peace

by Kishore Mahbubani & Jeffrey Sng

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Published
2017
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New
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9789814722490
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Singapore: NUS Press, 2017. Hardcover. New/new. At a time when multinational blocs are subject to a fair amount of criticism, the authors make a positive case for the role of the Association for Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in keeping the peace amongst the 625 million people of its Southeast Asian members. They not only look at the… Read more
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Diplomacy & Psychology: Prevention of Armed Conflicts after the Cold War

by Tommy Garling, Gunnel Backenroth-Ohsako & Bo Ekehammar eds

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Published
2006
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New
ISBN
9789812104496
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Singapore: Marshall Cavendish Academic, 2006. Paperback. New. The end of the cold war, although it relieved much international tension. also has given rise to many more complex emergencies. Nuclear proliferation, ethnopolitical conflicts, 'the war on terror' and many other issues have changed many of the assumptions of traditional diplomacy. This collection of essays, through case studies, explores some… Read more
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Journeys Through Southeast Asia

by Karim Raslan

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Published
2002
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Very Good
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2009 Reprint
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9789812618993
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Singapore: Marshall Cavendish Editions, 2002. 2009 Reprint. Paperback. Very Good. A collection of newspaper articles written between 1999 and 2002. The well-known Malaysian commentator pursues a quest to find out the variety of pre 9/11 Islamic practice in the region, who are the emerging leaders getting ready to replace the familiar figures who guided so many their… Read more
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Japan's ASEAN Policy: In Search of Proactive Multilateralism

by Sueo Sudo

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Published
2014
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New
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9789814519021
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Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2014. Paperback. New. Japan is often seen as having a fairly passive foreign policy in relation to its economic and political power. The author argues that Japan is breaking away from this pattern in its more engaged role with its neighbours, particularly through ASEAN. 282 pages. Please see the scan of the… Read more
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China's Strategic Engagement with East Asia: Australian Views and Responses

by John Lee

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Published
2014
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New
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First edition
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9789814620345
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$11.13

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Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2014. First edition. Paperback. New. Please see the scan of the executive summary for further details. 30 pages. Weight: 0.3kg. Post free within Malaysia
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9/11 and the Attack on Muslims

by Munir Majid

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Published
2012
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First edition
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9789674154042
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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia: MPH Publishing, 2012. First edition. Paperback. New. The author who has been an academic, journalist and businessman brings together a collection of articles to highlight how life has changed for them since the start of the 'war on terror' in the wake of the 9/11 attack in the United States. While condemning that attack and… Read more
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Political Islam In Southeast Asia

by Gordon P Means

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Published
2009
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ISBN
9789833782697
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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia: SIRD, 2009. Paperback. Very Good. This book arose from several decades of the author's research amongst Muslim communities in the Malay archipelago. Although Islam is the predominant religion in the archipelago, he and other considered the political elements of the religion to be moderate. However when he discovered that the 9/11 attacks were given prior… Read more
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Ethnic Relations and Nation Building: The Way Forward

by Maya Khemlani David & Others (eds)

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Published
2010
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New
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9789833782932
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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia: SIRD, 2010. Paperback. New. Based on recent research, the authors assess the state of nation building in the ethnically diverse states of Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand. The three main elements of nation building addressed are - the difficulties of building a national identity at a time of change, the problems faced by ethnic minorities excluded… Read more
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Southeast Asia: Threats in the Security Environment

by Andrew TH Tan

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Published
2006
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New
ISBN
9789812103925
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Singapore: Marshall Cavendish Academic, 2006. Paperback. New. 15-7-16. This is an updated and revised selection of the author's published articles and papers from 1999 to 2004. The papers concentrate on internal threats to the region, i.e. mainly interstate rivalry and armed rebellion. Please see scanned photos for a list of the chapters. 283 pages. Weight: 0.6.kg. *… Read more
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Governing the Mekong: Engaging in the Politics of Knowledge

by Rajesh Daniel, Louis Lebel & Kanokwan Manoram (eds)

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Published
2013
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New
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First edition
ISBN
9789675832765
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$23.37

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia: SIRD, 2013. First edition. Paperback. New. This book comprises the collected research of the Mekong Program on Water, Environment and Resilience (M-POWER) look at the vital role that water governance plays in the region. The research undertaken is action research, so the articles in this volume also describe the various authors' attempts to look for… Read more
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No Man's Land

by Hastings, Justin

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Published
2010
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New
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9789971695385
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Singapore: NUS Press, 2010. Paperback. New. New. It's probably a little known fact that many unrepresentative Governments have ceded much control of significant tracts of country - the "no man's land" of the book's title - to rebel groups. In Southeast Asia examples include Burma/Myanmar, the Phillipines, Thailand and Indonesia. This last country is the principal focus… Read more
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The Many Faces of Political Islam

by Ayoob, Mohammed

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2008
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9789971694203
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Singapore: NUS Press, 2008. Paperback. New. New.The book is designed to be both an introduction for the general reader and for the political science student to the many facets of political Islam that exist today.The author is both a Professor of International Relations and Coordinator of the Muslim Studies Programme at the University of Michigan so is well… Read more
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New World Hegemony in the Malay World

by Gunn, Geoffrey C

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Published
2000
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Very Good
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First edition
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9781569021354
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Lawrenceville, NJ, USA: Red Sea Press, 2000. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Professor Gunn takes a refreshing look at the authoritarian "Asian Value" model of Government and its role in the wrecking of Southeast Asia's 'economic miracle' of the 1980s. His examination of the legacy of the fractured societies left behind by British, Dutch and Portuguese colonialism in… Read more
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