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Module Reading List

Contemporary Southeast Asia, 2015/16
Dr Vannarith Chheang
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Core Reading

Besson, Mark, ed. (2009) Contemporary Southeast Asia. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Osborne, Milton (2010) Southeast Asia : an introductory history. Crows Nest: Allen&Unwin.


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Acharya, Amitav (2013) The making of Southeast Asia : international relations of a region. Cornell University Press.

Case, William (2002) Politics in southeast Asia : democracy or less. Richmond: Curzon.

Clark D. Neher (2000) Southeast Asia : crossroads of the world. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University

Croissant, Aurel and Bünte, Marco eds. (2011) The crisis of democratic governance in Southeast Asia. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan.

Heenan, Patrick/Monique Lamontagne (2002) The Southeast Asia handbook. London : Fitzroy Dearborn. A very good collection of country studies and comparative analysis of key issues.

Leifer, Michael (2001) Dictionary of the modern politics of South-East Asia. 3rd Edition. London and New York: Routlegde. Short articles on anyone and anything of importance in the region.

Mary Somers Heidhues (2000) Southeast Asia : a concise history. London: Thames & Hudson.

Ricklefs, M.C. et al. (2010) A new history of Southeast Asia. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 

Tarling, Nicholas ed. (1999) The Cambridge history of Southeast Asia. Vol.2, The nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Cambridge University Press. Avaliable Online at: http://universitypublishingonline.org/cambridge/histories/ebook.jsf?bid=CBO9781139055482


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Additional Readings

Chia Lin Sien, ed. (2003) Southeast Asia transformed : a geography of change. Singapore : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.

Dosch, Jörn (2007) The changing dynamics of Southeast Asian politics. Boulder, Colo.: Lynne Rienner Publishers

Ford, Michele (2012) Social activism in Southeast Asia. London: Routledge.

Funston, John (2001) Government and politics in South East Asia. London: Zed.

Ismail, Rahil; Brian Shaw, and Ooi Giok Ling (2009) Southeast Asian culture and heritage in a globalising world : diverging identities in a dynamic region. Farnham : Ashgate Pub.

Jomo, K.S. et. al (2003) Southeast Asian paper tigers : from miracle to debacle and beyond. London ; New York, NY : Routledge.

Keo, Chenda (2013) Human trafficking in Cambodia. London: Routledge.

Kelly, Philip F. (2013) Migration, agrarian transition, and rural change in southeast Asia. New York: Routledge.

Kuhonta, Erik Martinez; Dan Slater and Tuong Vu (2008) Southeast Asia in political science : theory, region, and qualitative analysis, Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Kumar, Scree (2008) Southeast Asia : the diversity dilemma. Singapore: Select Publishing.

Loh Kok Wah, Francis/ Joakim Ojendal (2004) Southeast Asian responses to globalization : restructuring governance and deepening democracy. Copenhagen: NIAS.

Mietzner, Marcus (2011) The political resurgence of the military in Southeast Asia : conflict and leadership London: Routledge.

Ojendal, Joakin and Lilja, Mona, eds. (2009) Beyond democracy in Cambodia : political reconstruction in a post-conflict society. Copenhagen: NIAS.

Nathan, K.S. and Mohammad Hashim Kamali, eds. (2005) Islam in Southeast Asia : political, social and strategic challenges for the 21st century, 2005. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.

Onn, Lee Poh (2013) Water issues in Southeast Asia : present trends and future directions. Singapore: ISEAS.

Rigg, Jonathan ed. (2008) Southeast Asian development : critical concepts in the social sciences, London and New York: Routledge.

Rueland, Juergen et al. (2005) Parliaments and political change in Asia. Singapore: ISEAS.

Tarling, Nicholas ed. (2005) Corruption and good governance in Asia. London: Routledge.

Tarling, Nicholas (2013) Nationalism in Southeast Asia : 'If the people are with us'. New York: RoutledgeCurzon.

Tomsa, Dirk and Ufen, Andreas (2012)Party politics in Southeast Asia : clientelism and electoral competition in Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines. New York: Routledge.

Weatherbee, Donald E. (2005) International relations in Southeast Asia: the struggle for autonomy. Lanham, Md., Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield.

This list was last updated on 08/07/2015