Yearly Archives: 2022

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Vol. 11, No. 2, BOOK REVIEWS, Edoardo Siani

Contents>> Vol. 11, No. 2 Capitalism Magic Thailand: Modernity with Enchantment Peter A. Jackson Singapore: ISEAS Publishing, 2022. Customers in malls shop for amulets that attract money like magnets. Monks pronounce incantations for businesspeople to win over customers. Spirit mediums become possessed to predict winning lottery numbers. Anyone familiar with […]

Vol. 11, No. 2, BOOK REVIEWS, Fujita Takanari

Contents>> Vol. 11, No. 2 BOOK REVIEWS Television in Post-Reform Vietnam: Nation, Media, Market Giang Nguyen-Thu Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2019. Television in Post-Reform Vietnam: Nation, Media, Market by Giang Nguyen-Thu discusses the reordering of Vietnam’s nationhood and nationalism in the post-Reform era and how this reordering took place […]

Vol. 11, No. 2, Hwok-Aun Lee

Contents>> Vol. 11, No. 2 Malaysia’s New Economic Policy: Fifty Years of Polarization and Impasse Hwok-Aun Lee* *ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, 30 Heng Mui Keng Terrace, Singapore 119614 e-mail: lee_hwok_aun[at]iseas.edu.sg https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4513-5235 DOI: 10.20495/seas.11.2_299 The New Economic Policy has transformed Malaysia since 1971. Pro-Bumiputera affirmative action has been intensively pursued and continuously […]

Vol. 11, No. 2, Wai Phyoe Maung and Takeda Shinya

Contents>> Vol. 11, No. 2 Sustainability of Acacia catechu Forest Management for Cutch Production in Magway Region, Myanmar Wai Phyoe Maung* and Takeda Shinya** *ဝေဖြိုးမောင်, Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies, Kyoto University, 46 Shimoadachi-cho, Yoshida, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan Corresponding author’s e-mail: waiphyoemaung.fd[at]gmail.com https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5066-7108 **竹田晋也, Graduate School […]

Vol. 11, No. 2, Muhammad Taufiqurrohman and Aidatul Chusna

Contents>> Vol. 11, No. 2 Two Dark Stories from Rural Indonesia: Comparing the Poverty in Turah (2016) and Siti (2014) Muhammad Taufiqurrohman* and Aidatul Chusna** *Faculty of Humanities, Universitas Jenderal Soedirman, Jl. Dr. Suparno, Kampus Unsoed Karangwangkal, Purwokerto, 53123, Indonesia Corresponding author’s e-mail: muhammad.taufiqurrohman[at]unsoed.ac.id https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2128-8088 **Faculty of Humanities, Universitas Jenderal […]

Vol. 11, No. 2, John A. Marston

Contents>> Vol. 11, No. 2 Dharmawara Mahathera, Sihanouk, and the Cultural Interface of Cambodia’s Cold War Relations with India John A. Marston* *Center for Asian and African Studies, El Colegio de México AC, Picacho Ajusco 20 Fuentes de Pedregal, Ciudad de Mexico, CDMX 14110, Mexico e-mail: jmars[at]colmex.mx https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2542-4710 DOI: 10.20495/seas.11.2_219 […]

Vol. 11, No. 2, Ratri Istania

Contents>> Vol. 11, No. 2 The Struggling Aristocrats? Noble Families’ Diminishing Roles after the Splitting of Tana Toraja Region Ratri Istania* *NIPA School of Administration (STIA LAN Polytechnic Jakarta), Jl. Administrasi II Pejompongan Jakarta Pusat DKI Jakarta 10260, Indonesia e-mail: ratri.istania[at]stialan.ac.id; ristania[at]gmail.com http://orcid.org/0000-0001-7446-1414 DOI: 10.20495/seas.11.2_195 How did the splitting of […]

Vol. 11, No. 2, Cui Feng

Contents>> Vol. 11, No. 2 KMT Troops and the Border Consolidation Process in Northern Thailand Cui Feng* *崔峰, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, National University of Singapore, Blk AS8, Level 6, 10 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 119260 e-mail: cui.feng[at]u.nus.edu https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0955-5163 DOI: 10.20495/seas.11.2_177 After the Kuomintang (KMT) lost control of […]

Vol. 11, No. 2 of Southeast Asian Studies

Published in August, 2022 CONTENTS Articles KMT Troops and the Border Consolidation Process in Northern Thailand ・・・ Cui Feng The Struggling Aristocrats? Noble Families’ Diminishing Roles after the Splitting of Tana Toraja Region ・・・ Ratri Istania Dharmawara Mahathera, Sihanouk, and the Cultural Interface of Cambodia’s Cold War Relations with India […]

Vol. 11, No. 1, BOOK REVIEWS, Julius Bautista

Contents>> Vol. 11, No. 1 The Feast of the Santo Niño: An Introduction to the History of a Cebuano Devotion Resil B. Mojares Cebu City: University of San Carlos Press, 2017. Resil Mojares, the author of The Feast of the Santo Niño: An Introduction to the History of a Cebuano […]

Vol. 11, No. 1, BOOK REVIEWS, Nur Diyanah Anwar

Contents>> Vol. 11, No. 1 The Primordial Modernity of Malay Nationality: Contemporary Identity in Malaysia and Singapore Humairah Zainal and Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir Oxon: Routledge, 2022. The Primordial Modernity of Malay Nationality: Contemporary Identity in Malaysia and Singapore by Humairah Zainal and Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir is an attempt at bridging […]

Vol. 11, No. 1, BOOK REVIEWS, Christopher Hulshof

Contents>> Vol. 11, No. 1 Japan’s Pre-War Perspective of Southeast Asia: Focusing on Ethnologist Matsumoto Nobuhiro’s Works during 1919–1945 Petra Karlová Tokyo: Waseda University Press, 2018. Petra Karlová’s exhaustive research and insightful interpretation of the work of Matsumoto Nobuhiro is the most thorough English language intellectual history of the ethnologist, […]