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Edited by Juliette Koning and Frans Hüsken
In this volume, anthropologists and sociologists address the issue of changing forms of local social security in Indonesia, pointing to increasingly exclusivist tendencies that leave the poor and weak out. It provides rich data from cases studies in urban and rural Java.
Antonie C.A. Dake
At last the final account of what happened in Jakarta on 1 October 1965 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The coup by Sukarno and the Communist leaders failed due to swift action of major-general Suharto, the later President, and resulted in the annihilation of the PKI as organization. Sukarno was shunted ...
Edited by Göran Therborn and Habibul Haque Khondker
This interdisciplinary book by a group of Asian and European scholars provides a deeper understanding of globalization as an historical process with special attention to the regional and national contexts. Globalization, this book demonstrates, has its roots in civilizational dialogues and ...
Edited by Lian Kwen Fee
This publication brings together the work of several writers in documenting and understanding the consequences of state-formation on ethnicity in Malaysia and Singapore, thirty years after the two nations went their separate paths.
Noor Aisha Abdul Rahman
This book critically examines authoritative colonial works on adat laws in the Malay Peninsula and some continuities revealing unstated assumptions, ideological influences and distortions and methodological limitations in scholarship on the subject.
Edited by Bian Yan-jie, Chan Kwok-bun and Cheung Tak-sing
The annual is a venue of publication for sociological studies of Chinese societies and the Chinese all over the world. The main focus is on social transformations in Hong Kong, Taiwan, the mainland, Singapore and Chinese overseas.
Anton C. Zijderveld
People make judgments about the world around them and about themselves all the time but hardly realize that they intrinsically are connected with values. Heinrich Rickert (1863-1936), in the tradition of Immanuel Kant, put such value-judgments in the center of his theory of knowledge and ...
Edited by Clare Palmer
This collection explores a variety of questions, both of a theoretical and practical nature, raised by teaching environmental ethics. Questions considered move from asking whether teaching environmental ethics should include environmental advocacy, to practical issues about texts, syllabi and ...
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