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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.
Edited by Leo Douw, University of Amsterdam and the Free University Amsterdam and Chan Kwok-bun, Hong Kong Baptist University
This book features China’s newly emergent transnational management culture. It uses established and new methodologies to analyze how different types of Sino-foreign joint enterprises manage cultural differences and negotiate strategies that contain conflicts and frustrations. In doing so, the ...
This book refines the concept of the sojourner vis-à-vis settler which demonstrates the growing significance in contemporary migration issues. It also illustrates the characteristic patterns of contemporary migration by analysing statistical as well as empirical data on Japanese residency in ...
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.
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