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Vol. 11, No. 1, BOOK REVIEWS, Nath Aldalala’a

Contents>> Vol. 11, No. 1 BOOK REVIEWS Hamka and Islam: Cosmopolitan Reform in the Malay World Khairudin Aljunied Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2018. The book Hamka and Islam: Cosmopolitan Reform in the Malay World studies the ideas of Haji Abdullah Malik Abdul Karim Amrullah (1908–81), also known as […]

Vol. 1, No. 1, BOOK REVIEWS, Zhiqun ZHU

Contents>> Vol. 1, No. 1 Towards a Liveable and Sustainable Urban Environment: Eco-Cities in East Asia LYE LIANG FOOK and CHEN GANG, eds. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing, 2010, 222 p. Economic developments in East Asia since the end of World War II have fascinated many observers. From Japan’s post-war recovery […]


Contents>> Vol. 1, No. 1 Revolutionary Spirit: Jose Rizal in Southeast Asia JOHN NERY Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2011, 280 p. Written on a research fellowship at the Institute for Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore, this book with a yellow cover perhaps betrays the author’s sympathies for the […]

Vol. 1, No. 1, BOOK REVIEWS, Andreas NEEF

Contents>> Vol. 1, No. 1 Beyond the Sacred Forest: Complicating Conservation in Southeast Asia MICHAEL R. DOVE, PERCY E. SAJISE and AMITY A. DOOLITTLE, eds. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2011, 372 p. In recent years, numerous collections on natural resource conservation in Southeast Asia have hit the bookshelf. […]

Vol. 1, No. 1, BOOK REVIEWS, CHEN Jianming

Contents>> Vol. 1, No. 1 Water Rights and Social Justice in the Mekong Region KATE LAZARUS, NATHANN BADENOCH, NGAA DAO and BERNADETTE P. RESURRECCION, eds. London and Washington, D.C.: Earthscan, 2011, 285 p. My attention was immediately attracted to the book’s case studies of water rights and social justice of […]

Vol. 1, No. 1, BOOK REVIEWS, Nathan BADENOCH

Contents>> Vol. 1, No. 1 The Language Difference: Language and Development in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region PAULIN G. DJITÉ Bristol: Multilingual Matters, 2011, 264 p. English as a Lingua Franca in ASEAN: A Multilingual Model ANDY KIRKPATRICK Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2010, 236p. Dealing with Diversity: Language Policy […]

Vol. 1, No. 1, BOOK REVIEWS, Thanet Aphornsuvan

Contents>> Vol. 1, No. 1 Traveling Nation-Makers: Transnational Flows and Movements in the Making of Modern Southeast Asia CAROLINE S. HAU and KASIAN TEJAPIRA, eds. Singapore: National University of Singapore Press in association with Kyoto University Press, 2011, 318 p. Studies of modern Southeast Asian history and politics have gone […]

Vol. 1, No. 1, BOOK REVIEWS, Rommel A. CURAMING

Contents>> Vol. 1, No. 1 BOOK REVIEWS The State and Illegality in Indonesia EDWARD ASPINALL and GERRY VAN KLINKEN, eds. Leiden: KITLV Press, 2010, 328 p, with bibliography and index. What do analysts do, or ought to do, when the embodiments of legality—the state and state functionaries—are the ones often […]

Vol. 1, No. 1, RESEARCH REPORT, Attachai JINTRAWET et al.

Contents>> Vol. 1, No. 1 RESEARCH REPORT Decision Support System Research and Development Network for Agricultural and Natural Resource Management in Thailand: A TRF-DSS Experience Attachai Jintrawet,1) Chanchai Saengchyosawat,2) Thaworn Onpraphai,2) Methi Ekasingh,3) Phrek Gypmantasiri,3) Benchaphun Ekasingh,4) Chada Narongrit,5) Daroonwan Kamthonkiat,6) Honda Kiyoshi,7) Vinai Sarawat,8) Sukit Ratanasriwong,9) Panjai Tantassanawong,10) Surat […]

Vol. 1, No. 1, Kurniawati Hastuti Dewi

Contents>> Vol. 1, No. 1 Javanese Women and Islam: Identity Formation since the Twentieth Century Kurniawati Hastuti Dewi* * Center for Political Studies, the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI); Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies, Kyoto University, 46 Shimoadachi-cho, Yoshida Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan e-mail: kurniawatihastutidewi[at] DOI: […]

Vol. 1, No. 1, Shu-Yuan YANG

Contents>> Vol. 1, No. 1 State Recognition or State Appropriation? Land Rights and Land Disputes among the Bugkalot/Ilongot of Northern Luzon, Philippines Shu-Yuan Yang* *楊淑媛, Institute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei 11529, Taiwan e-mail: syyang[at] DOI: The Bugkalot/Ilongot were awarded the Certificate of Ancestral Domain Title (CADT) issued […]

Vol. 1, No. 1, John Clifford HOLT

Contents>> Vol. 1, No. 1 Caring for the Dead Ritually in Cambodia John Cliff ord Holt * * Department of Religion, 7300 College Station, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine 04079, U.S.A. e-mail: jholt[at] DOI: Buddhist conceptions of the after-life, and prescribed rites in relation to the dead, were modified adaptations […]