Vol. 8, No. 3 of Southeast Asian Studies

Vol. 8, No. 2 of Southeast Asian Studies

Vol. 8, No. 1 of Southeast Asian Studies


Published in April, 2019


Wrestling Beetles and Ecological Wisdom: How Insects Contribute to the Cosmopolitics of Northern Thailand ・・・ Stéphane RENNESSON pdficon_large
History that Slithers: Kra-Dai and the Pythonidae ・・・ James R. CHAMBERLAIN pdficon_large
Application of Center-Periphery Theory to the Study of Vietnam-China Relations in the Middle Ages ・・・ Nguyen Thi My HANH pdficon_large
Regional Cooperation in Higher Education: Can It Lead ASEAN toward Harmonization? ・・・ Jamshed KHALID
Anees Janee ALI
Nordiana Mohd NORDIN
Syed Fiasal Hyder SHAH
Politicizing the Fear of Crime in Decentralized Indonesia: An Insight from Central Lombok ・・・ Yogi Setya PERMANA pdficon_large
Revitalization of Tradition through Social Media: A Case of the Vegetarian Festival in Phuket, Thailand ・・・ Jakraphan CHAOPREECHA pdficon_large
Book Reviews
Bruce Shoemaker and William Robichaud, eds. Dead in the Water: Global Lessons from the World Bank’s Model Hydropower Project in Laos. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2018. ・・・ Keith BARNEY pdficon_large
Hjorleifur Jonsson. Slow Anthropology: Negotiating Difference with the Iu Mien. Ithaca: Cornell Southeast Asia Program Publications, 2014. ・・・ Nathan PORATH pdficon_large
Ooi Keat Gin, ed. Brunei—History, Islam, Society and Contemporary Issues. Abingdon, Oxon and New York: Routledge, 2016. ・・・ Iyas SALIM pdficon_large
Geoffrey B. Robinson. The Killing Season: A History of the Indonesian Massacres, 1965–66. Oxford and Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018.
Jess Melvin. The Army and the Indonesian Genocide: Mechanics of Mass Murder. Rethinking Southeast Asia. Abingdon, Oxon and New York: Routledge, 2018.
・・・ Amado Anthony G. MENDOZA III pdficon_large

Vol. 7, No. 3 of Southeast Asian Studies


Published in December, 2018


Divides and Dissent: Malaysian Politics 60 Years after Merdeka

Guest Editor: Khoo Boo Teik

Preface ・・・ KHOO Boo Teik pdficon_large
Introduction: A Moment to Mull, a Call to Critique ・・・ KHOO Boo Teik pdficon_large
Ethnicity and Class: Divides and Dissent in Malaysian Studies ・・・ ABDUL RAHMAN Embong pdficon_large
Rents, Accumulation, and Conflict in Malaysia ・・・ Jeff TAN pdficon_large
Domination, Contestation, and Accommodation: 54 Years of Sabah and Sarawak in Malaysia ・・・ FAISAL S. Hazis pdficon_large
Shifting Trends of Islamism and Islamist Practices in Malaysia, 1957–2017 ・・・ AHMAD FAUZI Abdul Hamid pdficon_large
Law and the Judiciary: Divides and Dissent in Malaysia ・・・ Azmi SHAROM pdficon_large
Getting More Women into Politics under One-Party Dominance: Collaboration, Clientelism, and Coalition Building in the Determination of Women’s Representation in Malaysia ・・・ MAZNAH Mohamad pdficon_large
Creativity in Dissent: From the Politics of Pedagogy to the Art of Pedagogy ・・・ Simon SOON pdficon_large
Borne by Dissent, Tormented by Divides: The Opposition 60 Years after Merdeka ・・・ KHOO Boo Teik pdficon_large
Book Reviews
Chris Baker and Pasuk Phongpaichit, trans. and eds. The Palace Law of Ayutthaya and the Thammasat: Law and Kingship in Siam. Ithaca: Cornell Southeast Asia Program Publications, 2016. ・・・ KAMOLNICH Swasdiphanich pdficon_large
Sir Anril Pineda Tiatco. Performing Catholicism: Faith and Theater in a Philippine Province. Quezon City: The University of the Philippines Press, 2016. ・・・ Darlene Machell de Leon ESPENA pdficon_large
Kishore Mahbubani and Jeffery Sng. The ASEAN Miracle: A Catalyst for Peace. Singapore: Ridge Books, an imprint of NUS Press, 2017. ・・・ Jim PLACZEK pdficon_large
L. Ayu Saraswati. Seeing Beauty, Sensing Race in Transnational Indonesia. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2013. ・・・ Nathan PORATH pdficon_large
Pál Nyíri and Danielle Tan, eds. Chinese Encounters in Southeast Asia: How People, Money, and Ideas from China Are Changing a Region. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2016. ・・・ Phill WILCOX pdficon_large
Ang Cheng Guan. Southeast Asia’s Cold War: An Interpretive History. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2018. ・・・ Brandon Kirk WILLIAMS pdficon_large
Tiantian Zheng, ed. Cultural Politics of Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Asia. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2016. ・・・ Arunima DATTA pdficon_large
Gerard Sasges. Imperial Intoxication: Alcohol and the Making of Colonial Indochina. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2017. ・・・ Chi P. PHAM pdficon_large
Wataru Kusaka. Moral Politics in the Philippines: Inequality, Democracy and the Urban Poor. Singapore: NUS Press in association with Kyoto University Press, 2017. ・・・ Rizal G. BUENDIA pdficon_large
Edwin de Jong. Making a Living between Crises and Ceremonies in Tana Toraja: The Practice of Everyday Life of a South Sulawesi Highland Community in Indonesia. Leiden: Brill, 2013. ・・・ Quynh Huong NGUYEN pdficon_large

Vol. 7, No. 2 of Southeast Asian Studies


Published in August, 2018


Understanding the Importance of “Patient’s Choice” in the Early Environmental Justice Activism of the Karen of Klity Creek (Thailand) ・・・ Malee SITTHIKRIENGKRAI
Art Auctions and the Poorer Rich: The Impact of the 2015 Stock Market Sell-off on the Emerging Philippine Art Market ・・・ Rosalina PALANCA-TAN
J. Sedfrey S. SANTIAGO
Constructing the Charisma of Khruba (Venerable Monks) in Contemporary Thai Society ・・・ PISITH Nasee pdficon_large
Book Reviews
Ian Harris. Buddhism in a Dark Age: Cambodian Monks under Pol Pot. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2013. ・・・ Kelly Meister BRAWN pdficon_large
Patrick F. Campos. The End of National Cinema: Filipino Film at the Turn of the Century. Quezon City: University of the Philippines Press, 2016. ・・・ Darlene Machell de Leon ESPENA pdficon_large
Gregory M. Simon. Caged in on the Outside: Moral Subjectivity, Selfhood, and Islam in Minangkabau, Indonesia. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2014. ・・・ Mahmood KOORIA pdficon_large
Sari K. Ishii, ed. Marriage Migration in Asia: Emerging Minorities at the Frontiers of Nation-States. Singapore: NUS Press in association with Kyoto University Press, 2016. ・・・ Ibrahima Amadou DIA pdficon_large
Martin F. Manalansan IV and Augusto F. Espiritu, eds. Filipino Studies: Palimpsests of Nation and Diaspora. New York: New York University Press, 2016. ・・・ Christian T. YLAGAN pdficon_large
Matthew Isaac Cohen. Inventing the Performing Arts: Modernity and Tradition in Colonial Indonesia. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2016. ・・・ Ofita PURWANI pdficon_large
Benjamin Zawacki. Thailand: Shifting Ground between the US and a Rising China. London: Zed Books, 2017. ・・・ Jim PLACZEK pdficon_large
Christina Elizabeth Firpo. The Uprooted: Race, Children, and Imperialism in French Indochina, 1890–1980. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2016. ・・・ Anh Sy Huy LE pdficon_large
Ooi Keat Gin and Hoàng Anh Tuấn, eds. Early Modern Southeast Asia, 1350–1800. Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2016. ・・・ Mohamed EFFENDY Bin Abdul Hamid pdficon_large

Vol. 7, No. 1 of Southeast Asian Studies


Published in April, 2018


Rereading Leftist Writings from Southeast Asia

Guest Editor: Jafar SURYOMENGGOLO

Introduction ・・・ Jafar SURYOMENGGOLO pdficon_large
Blood-Brothers: The Communist Party of the Philippines and the Partai Komunis Indonesia ・・・ Ramon GUILLERMO pdficon_large
Polytechnicians and Technocrats: Sources, Limits, and Possibilities of Student Activism in 1970s Singapore ・・・ LOH Kah Seng pdficon_large
Liberational Justice in the Political Thought of Ahmad Boestamam ・・・ TEO Lee Ken pdficon_large
Independent Woman in Postcolonial Indonesia: Rereading the Works of Rukiah ・・・ Yerry WIRAWAN pdficon_large
Jit Phumisak and His Images in Thai Political Contexts ・・・ PIYADA CHONLAWORN pdficon_large
Book Reviews
Tâm T. T. Ngô. The New Way: Protestantism and the Hmong in Vietnam. Critical Dialogues in Southeast Asian Studies. Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 2016. ・・・ Seb RUMSBY pdficon_large
Julia Martínez and Adrian Vickers. The Pearl Frontier: Indonesian Labor and Indigenous Encounters in Australia’s Northern Trading Network. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2015. ・・・ Faizah ZAKARIA pdficon_large
Trần Ðình Trụ. Ship of Fate: Memoir of a Vietnamese Repatriate. Translated by Bac Hoai Tran and Jana K. Lipman. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press in association with UCLA Asian American Studies Center, 2017. ・・・ YEN VU pdficon_large
Brian Bernards. Writing the South Seas: Imagining the Nanyang in Chinese and Southeast Asian Postcolonial Literature. Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 2015. ・・・ Dinah ROMA pdficon_large
Janet Alison Hoskins. The Divine Eye and the Diaspora: Vietnamese Syncretism Becomes Transpacific Caodaism. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2015. ・・・ Dat Manh NGUYEN pdficon_large
Kaj Århem and Guido Sprenger, eds. Animism in Southeast Asia. London and New York: Routledge, 2017. ・・・ William B. NOSEWORTHY pdficon_large
Ann Marie Leshkowich. Essential Trade: Vietnamese Women in a Changing Marketplace. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2014. ・・・ LE Hoang Anh Thu pdficon_large
Edward Aspinall and Mada Sukmajati, eds. Electoral Dynamics in Indonesia: Money Politics, Patronage and Clientelism at the Grassroots. Singapore: NUS Press, 2016. ・・・ Gde Dwitya Arief METERA pdficon_large
Patrick Pillai. Yearning to Belong: Malaysia’s Indian Muslims, Chitties, Portuguese Eurasians, Peranakan Chinese and Baweanese. Singapore: ISEAS Publishing, 2015. ・・・ Yi LI pdficon_large
Christopher Goscha. The Penguin History of Modern Vietnam. London: Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2016. ・・・ Chi P. PHAM pdficon_large

Vol. 6, No. 3 of Southeast Asian Studies


Published in December, 2017


The Extension of State Power and Negotiations of the Villagers in Northeast Thailand ・・・ Ninlawadee PROMPHAKPING
Military, Gender, and Trade: The Story of Auntie Duan of the Northern Thai Borderlands ・・・ Wen-Chin CHANG pdficon_large
English as an Islamic Cosmopolitan Vernacular: English-Language Sufi Devotional Literature in Singapore ・・・ LIN Hongxuan pdficon_large
The Is and the Ought of Knowing: Ontological Observations on Shadow Education Research in Cambodia ・・・ Will BREHM pdficon_large
Feeding a Crowd: Hybridity and the Social Infrastructure behind Street Food Creation in Bandung, Indonesia ・・・ Prananda Luffiansyah MALASAN pdficon_large
Book Reviews
Kurasawa Aiko and Matsumura Toshio, eds. G30S dan Asia: Dalam bayang-bayang Perang Dingin [The September 30, 1965 coup and Asia, under the shadows of the Cold War]. Jakarta: Penerbit Buku Kompas, 2016, xxvi+308pp. ・・・ Jafar SURYOMENGGOLO pdficon_large
Samson Lim. Siam’s New Detectives: Visualizing Crime and Conspiracy in Modern Thailand. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2016, viii+213pp. ・・・ Kevin HEWISON pdficon_large
Jayde Lin Roberts. Mapping Chinese Rangoon: Place and Nation among the Sino-Burmese. Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 2016, xvii+200pp. ・・・ Robert TAYLOR pdficon_large
Daniel F. Doeppers. Feeding Manila in Peace and War, 1850–1945. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2016, xvii+443pp. ・・・ Francis A. GEALOGO pdficon_large
Yeoh Seng Guan, ed. The Other Kuala Lumpur: Living in the Shadows of a Globalising Southeast Asian City. London and New York: Routledge, 2014, xiii+220pp. ・・・ Sarah MOSER pdficon_large
Bernard Berendsen, Ton Dietz, Henk Schulte Nordholt, and Roel van der Veen, eds. Asian Tigers, African Lions: Comparing the Development Performance of Southeast Asia and Africa. Leiden: Brill, 2013, xiv+524pp. ・・・ YAMANE Yumi pdficon_large
Rachmi Diyah Larasati. The Dance That Makes You Vanish: Cultural Reconstruction in Post-Genocide Indonesia. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013, xxii+196pp. ・・・ Joe KINZER pdficon_large
Vicente L. Rafael. Motherless Tongues: The Insurgency of Language amid Wars of Translation. Durham: Duke University Press; Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2016, xii+255pp. ・・・ Vincenz SERRANO pdficon_large
Zane Goebel. Language, Migration, and Identity: Neighborhood Talk in Indonesia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010, xvii+221pp. ・・・ Nishaant CHOKSI pdficon_large
Brian Russell Roberts and Keith Foulcher, eds. Indonesian Notebook: A Sourcebook on Richard Wright and the Bandung Conference. Durham: Duke University Press, 2016, xxiv+262pp. ・・・ Taomo ZHOU pdficon_large

Vol. 6, No. 2 of Southeast Asian Studies


Published in August, 2017


Rural Northeast Thailand in Transition:
Recent Changes and Their Implications for the Long-Term Transformation of the Region
Guest Editors: Kono Yasuyuki, Arunee Promkhambut, and A. Terry Rambo
Introduction ・・・ KONO Yasuyuki
ARUNEE Promkhambut
A. Terry RAMBO
The Agrarian Transformation in Northeastern Thailand: A Review of Recent Research ・・・ A. Terry RAMBO pdficon_large
Household Dynamics, the Capitalist Economy, and Agricultural Change in Rural Thailand ・・・ CHAI Podhisita pdficon_large
Household Structure and Sources of Income in a Rice-Growing Village in Northeast Thailand ・・・ SHIRAI Yuko
A. Terry RAMBO
Improvement in Rainfed Rice Production during an Era of Rapid National Economic Growth: A Case Study of a Village in Northeast Thailand ・・・ WATANABE Kazuo pdficon_large
Factors Influencing Variations in the Density, Extent of Canopy Cover, and Origin of Trees in Paddy Fields in a Rainfed Rice-Farming Village in Northeast Thailand ・・・ WATANABE Moriaki
PATMA Vityakon
A. Terry RAMBO
Multiple Cropping after the Rice Harvest in Rainfed Rice Cropping Systems in Khon Kaen Province, Northeast Thailand ・・・ ARUNEE Promkhambut
A. Terry RAMBO
Trends in Hybrid Tomato Seed Production under Contract Farming in Northeast Thailand ・・・ CHALEE Gedgaew
SUCHINT Simaraks
A. Terry RAMBO
Recent Changes in Agricultural Land Use in the Riverine Area of Nakhon Phanom Province, Northeast Thailand ・・・ SORAT Praweenwongwuthi
TEWIN Kaewmuangmoon
A. Terry RAMBO
Book Reviews
Jamie S. Davidson. Indonesia’s Changing Political Economy: Governing the Roads. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015, xvii+292pp. ・・・ KONISHI Tetsu pdficon_large
Porphant Ouyyanont. Rural Thailand: Change and Continuity. Trends in Southeast Asia, No.8. Singapore: ISEAS–Yusof Ishak Institute, 2016, 31pp. ・・・ Jonathan RIGG pdficon_large
Mikael Gravers and Flemming Ytzen, eds. Burma/Myanmar: Where Now? Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2014, xiv+447pp.
Renaud Egreteau and François Robinne, eds. Metamorphosis: Studies in Social and Political Change in Myanmar. Singapore: NUS Press in association with IRASEC, 2015, xiv+428pp.
・・・ Ward KEELER pdficon_large
Soon Chuan Yean. Tulong: An Articulation of Politics in the Christian Philippines. Manila: University of Santo Tomas Publishing House, 2015, xvii+275pp. ・・・ KUSAKA Wataru pdficon_large
Christine Bacareza Balance. Tropical Renditions: Making Musical Scenes in Filipino America. Durham: Duke
University Press, 2016, xviii+230pp.
・・・ Anjeline DE DIOS pdficon_large
Juliet Lee Uytanlet. The Hybrid Tsinoys: Challenges of Hybridity and Homogeneity as Sociocultural Constructs among the Chinese in the Philippines. Eugene: Pickwick Publications, 2016, xx+261pp. ・・・ Richard T. CHU pdficon_large
Michael Herzfeld. Siege of the Spirits: Community and Polity in Bangkok. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2016, xii+267pp. ・・・ Sophorntavy VORNG pdficon_large
Pamela D. McElwee. Forests Are Gold: Trees, People, and Environmental Rule in Vietnam. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2016, xxvi+283pp. ・・・ Michitake ASO pdficon_large
Rob Cramb and John F. McCarthy, eds. The Oil Palm Complex: Smallholders, Agribusiness and the State in Indonesia and Malaysia. Singapore: NUS Press, 2016, xvi+470pp. ・・・ TERAUCHI Daisuke pdficon_large
Tim Bunnell. From World City to the World in One City: Liverpool through Malay Lives. Chichester and Malden: John Wiley & Sons, 2016, xvii+284pp. ・・・ TOMIZAWA Hisao pdficon_large

Vol. 6, No. 1 of Southeast Asian Studies


Published in April 2017


Living under the State and Storms: The History of Blood Cockle Aquaculture in Bandon Bay, Thailand ・・・ NIPAPORN
KONO Yasuyuki
Volunteers from the Periphery (Case Studies of Survivors of the Lapindo Mudflow and Stren Kali, Surabaya, Forced Eviction) ・・・ Cornelis LAY pdficon_large
Conflict over Landownership in the Postcolonial Era: The Case of Eigendom Land in Surabaya ・・・ SUKARYANTO pdficon_large
Multiple Reactions to Land Confiscations in a Hanoi Peri-urban Village ・・・ NGUYEN Thi Thanh Binh pdficon_large
Karma versus Magic: Dissonance and Syncretism in Vernacular Thai Buddhism ・・・ Kanya WATTANAGUN pdficon_large
Research Report
Indonesian Theosophical Society (1900–40) and the Idea of Religious Pluralism ・・・ Media Zainul BAHRI pdficon_large
Book Reviews
Tharaphi Than. Women in Modern Burma. London and New York: Routledge, 2014, 182pp. ・・・ IIKUNI Yukako pdficon_large
Yoshiko Nagano. State and Finance in the Philippines, 1898–1941: The Mismanagement of an American Colony. Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2015, 272pp. ・・・ Hidde VAN DER WALL pdficon_large
Premjai Vungsiriphisal, Dares Chusri, and Supang Chantavanich, eds. Humanitarian Assistance for Displaced Persons from Myanmar: Royal Thai Government Policy and Donor, INGO, NGO and UN Agency Delivery. Cham: Springer, 2014, xxi+245pp.
Benjamin Harkins and Supang Chantavanich, eds. Resettlement of Displaced Persons on the Thai-Myanmar Border. Cham and New York: Springer, 2014, xix+116pp.
・・・ Kai CHEN pdficon_large
T. J. Pempel and Keiichi Tsunekawa, eds. Two Crises, Different Outcomes: East Asia and Global Finance. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015, viii+267pp. ・・・ Walden Flores BELLO pdficon_large
Kosuke Mizuno, Motoko S. Fujita, and Shuichi Kawai, eds. Catastrophe and Regeneration in Indonesia’s Peatlands: Ecology, Economy and Society. Singapore: NUS Press in association with Kyoto University Press, 2016, xxvii+466pp. ・・・ Bondan WIDYATMOKO pdficon_large
Shun Ohno. Transforming Nikkeijin Identity and Citizenship: Untold Life Histories of Japanese Migrants and Their Descendants in the Philippines, 1903–2013. Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2015, xiv+284pp. ・・・ Michiyo YONENO-REYES pdficon_large
Edward Aspinall, Marcus Mietzner, and Dirk Tomsa, eds.
The Yudhoyono Presidency: Indonesia’s Decade of Stability and Stagnation. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2015, 362pp.
・・・ Wahyu PRASETYAWAN pdficon_large
Marie-Sybille de Vienne. Brunei: From the Age of Commerce to the 21st Century. Singapore: NUS Press in association with Institute De Recherche Sur L’Asie Du Sud-Est Contemporaine (Research Institute of Contemporary Southeast Asia), 2015, xviii+345pp. ・・・ SAKUMA Kyoko pdficon_large
Holger L. Fröhlich, Pepijn Schreinemachers, Karl Stahr, and Gerhard Clemens, eds. Sustainable Land Use and Rural Development in Southeast Asia: Innovations and Policies for Mountainous Areas. Berlin and Heidelberg: Springer, 2013, x+490pp. ・・・ TOMITA Shinsuke pdficon_large
Frédéric Bourdier, Maxime Boutry, Jacques Ivanoff, and Olivier Ferrari. From Padi States to Commercial States: Reflections on Identity and the Social Construction Space in the Borderlands of Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand and Myanmar. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2015, 168pp. ・・・ SOON Chuan Yean pdficon_large

Vol. 5, No. 3 of Southeast Asian Studies


Published in December, 2016


Special Focus
Global Powers and Local Resources in Southeast Asia:
Political and Social Dynamics of Foreign Investment Ventures
Guest Editor: Morishita Akiko
Introduction ・・・ MORISHTA Akiko pdficon_large
Economic Development via Dam Building: The Role of the State Government in the Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy and the Impact on Environment and Local Communities ・・・ Andrew AERIA pdficon_large
Political Dynamics of Foreign-Invested Development Projects in Decentralized Indonesia: The Case of Coal Railway Projects in Kalimantan ・・・ MORISHITA Akiko pdficon_large
Rare Earth Plant in Malaysia: Governance, Green Politics, and Geopolitics ・・・ Kai Lit PHUA pdficon_large
When Memory Speaks: Transnational Remembrances in Vietnam War Literature ・・・ Quan Manh HA pdficon_large
The Case of Regional Disaster Management Cooperation in ASEAN: A Constructivist Approach to Understanding How International Norms Travel ・・・ Muhammad RUM pdficon_large
Highland Chiefs and Regional Networks in Mainland Southeast Asia: Mien Perspectives ・・・ LE Jiem Tsan
Richard D. CUSHMAN
Hjorleifur JONSSON
Book Reviews
A. C. S. Peacock and Annabel Teh Gallop, eds. From Anatolia to Aceh: Ottomans, Turks, and Southeast Asia. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015, xvi+348p. ・・・ R. Michael FEENER pdficon_large
Maurizio Peleggi, ed. A Sarong for Clio: Essays on the Intellectual
and Cultural History of Thailand, Inspired by Craig J. Reynolds.
Ithaca, NY: Cornell Southeast Asia Program Publications,
2015, 208p.
・・・ Sing SUWANNAKIJ pdficon_large
Milagros Camayon Guerrero. Luzon at War: Contradictions in
Philippine Society, 1898–1902 (with an introduction by Vicente
L. Rafael). Quezon City: Anvil Publishing Inc., 2015, 295p.
・・・ Portia L. REYES pdficon_large
Farouk Yahya. Magic and Divination in Malay Illustrated
Manuscripts. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2015, xxvii+349p.,
308 illus., 2 maps.
・・・ Majid DANESHGAR pdficon_large
Deirdre de la Cruz. Mother Figured: Marian Apparitions &
the Making of a Filipino Universal. Chicago: The University
of Chicago Press, 2015, 320p.
・・・ Mark Iñigo M. TALLARA pdficon_large
Andrew C. Willford. Tamils and the Haunting of Justice: History
and Recognition in Malaysia’s Plantations. Singapore:
NUS Press, 2015, 336p.
・・・ Rajesh DANIEL pdficon_large
Michele Ford and Thomas B. Pepinsky, eds. Beyond Oligarchy:
Wealth, Power and Contemporary Indonesian Politics. Ithaca:
Cornell Southeast Asia Program Publications, 2014, x+178p.
・・・ Laurens BAKKER pdficon_large
Philip Taylor. The Khmer Lands of Vietnam: Environment,
Cosmology and Sovereignty. Singapore: NUS Press,
2014, 350p.
・・・ Alberto PÉREZ PEREIRO pdficon_large
Sarah Turner, Christine Bonnin, and Jean Michaud. Frontier
Livelihoods: Hmong in the Sino-Vietnamese Borderlands.
Seattle and London: University of Washington Press,
2015, 223p.
・・・ NGUYEN Thi Le pdficon_large
Marlyne Sahakian. Keeping Cool in Southeast Asia: Energy
Consumption and Urban Air-Conditioning. New York:
Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, x–xviii+229p.
・・・ Benjamin C. MCLELLAN pdficon_large

Vol. 5, No. 2 of Southeast Asian Studies


Published in August, 2016



History Reformatted: Vietnam’s Great Famine (1944–45) in Archival Form ・・・ Ken MACLEAN pdficon_large
The Irony of Democratization and the Decline of Royal Hegemony in Thailand ・・・ KASIAN TEJAPIRA pdficon_large
Anut Grubyuk in the Voting Process: The Neglected Explanation of Javanese Voters (Preliminary Findings) ・・・ WAWAN SOBARI pdficon_large
Philanthropy and “Muslim Citizenship” in Post-Suharto Indonesia ・・・ Hilman LATIEF pdficon_large
Kuo Pao Kun’s Zheng He Legend and Multicultural Encounters in Singapore ・・・ Rachel LENG pdficon_large
No Room to Swing a Cat? Animal Treatment and Urban Space in Singapore ・・・ Ying-kit CHAN pdficon_large
Book Reviews
Dina Afrianty. Women and Sharia Law in Northern Indonesia: Local Women’s NGOs and the Reform of Islamic Law in Aceh. London and New York: Routledge, 2015, viii+194p. ・・・ Mahmood KOORIA pdficon_large
Kelvin E.Y. Low. Remembering the Samsui Women: Migration and Social Memory in Singapore and China. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2014, xiv+252p. ・・・ YOW Cheun Hoe pdficon_large
Nilanjana Sengupta. The Female Voice of Myanmar: Khin Myo Chit to Aung San Suu Kyi. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015, 407p. ・・・ Ashley WRIGHT pdficon_large
Simon Creak. Embodied Nation: Sport, Masculinity, and the Making of Modern Laos. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2015, xvi+337p. ・・・ Anne RAFFIN pdficon_large
Nha Ca. Mourning Headband for Hue: An Account of the Battle for Hue, Vietnam 1968. Translated with an Introduction by Olga Dror. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2014, 378p. ・・・ Sean FEAR pdficon_large
Andrew Hardy. The Barefoot Anthropologist: The Highlands of Champa and Vietnam in the Words of Jacques Dournes. Chiang Mai: Silkworm Books, 2015, 160p. ・・・ Krisna UK pdficon_large
Pasuk Phongpaichit and Chris Baker, eds. Unequal Thailand: Aspects of Income, Wealth and Power. Singapore: NUS Press, 2015, 216p. ・・・ T. F. RHODEN pdficon_large
Catherine Allerton. Potent Landscapes: Place and Mobility in Eastern Indonesia. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2013, xi+221p. ・・・ YU Xiao pdficon_large
Albertus Bagus Laksana. Muslim and Catholic Pilgrimage Practices: Explorations through Java. Farnham: Ashgate, 2014, xiii +252 p. ・・・ Julius BAUTISTA pdficon_large
Henry Spiller. Javaphilia: American Love Affairs with Javanese Music and Dance. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2015, xii+266p. ・・・ Elizabeth EMRICH pdficon_large

Vol. 5, No. 1 of Southeast Asian Studies

Published in April, 2016


Political Networks in Asia

Guest Editors: Onimaru Takeshi and Khoo Boo Teik

Introduction:A Place for Networks in Asian Politics ・・・ KHOO Boo Teik
Very Distinguished Alumni: Thai Political Networking ・・・ PASUK Phongpaichit
The Rise and Fall of Virata’s Network: Technocracy and the Politics of Economic Decision Making in the Philippines ・・・ Teresa S. Encarnacion
Networks in Pursuit of a “Two-Coalition System” in Malaysia: Pakatan Rakyat’s Mobilization of Dissent between Reformasi and the Tsunami ・・・ KHOO Boo Teik pdficon_large
Contending Political Networks: A Study of the “Yellow Shirts” and “Red Shirts” in Thailand’s Politics ・・・ NARUEMON Thabchumpon pdficon_large
Shanghai Connection: The Construction and Collapse of the Comintern Network in East and Southeast Asia ・・・ ONIMARU Takeshi pdficon_large
Looking at Links and Nodes: How Jihadists in Indonesia Survived ・・・ MIICHI Ken pdficon_large
Book Reviews
Volker Gottowik, ed. Dynamics of Religion in Southeast Asia: Magic and Modernity. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2014, 338p. ・・・ Victor T. KING pdficon_large
Park Seung Woo and Victor T. King, eds.
The Historical Construction of Southeast Asian Studies: Korea and Beyond. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2013, xviii+468p.
・・・ Hsin-Huang Michael HSIAO pdficon_large
Ariel Heryanto. Identity and Pleasure: The Politics of Indonesian Screen Culture. Singapore: NUS Press in association with Kyoto: Kyoto University Press, 2014, xiv+246p. ・・・ Michael G. VANN pdficon_large
K. W. Taylor, ed. Voices from the Second Republic of South Vietnam (1967–1975). Ithaca, NY: Southeast Asia Program Publications, Cornell University, 2015, 180p. ・・・ Gerard SASGES pdficon_large
Masuhara Ayako. The End of Personal Rule in Indonesia: Golkar and the Transformation of the Suharto Regime. Kyoto: Kyoto University Press; Melbourne: Trans Pacific Press, 2015, xviii+286p. ・・・ Vivek NEELAKANTAN pdficon_large
Jérémy Jammes. Les Oracles du Cao Đài: Étude d’un mouvement religieux vietnamien et de ses réseaux [The Cao Dai oracles: Essays on a Vietnamese religious movement and its networks]. Paris: Les Indes savantes, 2014, 614p. ・・・ Pierre BROCHEUX pdficon_large
Yow Cheun Hoe 游俊豪. Yimin guiji he lisan lunshu: Xinma huaren zuqun de zhongceng mailuo 移民轨迹和离散论述― 新马华人族群的重层脉络 [Migration trajectories and diasporic discourses: Multiples contexts of ethnic Chinese in Singapore and Malaysia]. Shanghai: Sanlian Publishing Company, 2014, ii+243p. ・・・ Tony C. LEE pdficon_large
Allen Hicken and Erik Martinez Kuhonta, eds. Party System Institutionalization in Asia: Democracies, Autocracies, and the Shadows of the Past. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015, xviii+355p. ・・・ Kevin HEWISON pdficon_large
Shane Strate. The Lost Territories: Thailand’s History of National Humiliation. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2015, xii+253p. ・・・ Pavin
Sarah Turner, ed. Red Stamps and Gold Stars: Fieldwork Dilemmas in Upland Socialist Asia. Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2013, 320p. ・・・ Nathan BADENOCH pdficon_large

Vol. 4, No. 3 of Southeast Asian Studies

Published in December, 2015


Jakarta “Since Yesterday”: The Making of the Post-New Order Regime in an Indonesian Metropolis ・・・ ARAI Kenichiro pdficon_large
Local Politics and Chinese Indonesian Business in Post-Suharto Era ・・・ Wu-Ling CHONG pdficon_large
Blossoming Dahlia: Chinese Women Novelists in Colonial Indonesia ・・・ Elizabeth CHANDRA pdficon_large
Tourism and Crime: Evidence from the Philippines ・・・ Rosalina PALANCA-TAN
Len Patrick Dominic M. GARCES
Angelica Nicole C. PURISIMA
Angelo Christian L. ZARATAN
Inclusive Spirituality: The Bodhisattva Kuan-yin as Moral Exemplar and Self-Cultivation in a Malaysian Dharma House ・・・ Arthur C. K. CHIA pdficon_large
Book Reviews
Khoo Boo Teik, Vedi Hadiz, and Yoshihiro Nakanishi, eds. Between Dissent and Power: The Transformation of Islamic Politics in the Middle East and Asia. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, xv+298p., index. ・・・ Faisal CHAUDHRY pdficon_large
Pavin Chachavalpongpun, ed. “Good Coup” Gone Bad: Thailand’s Political Developments since Thaksin’s Downfall. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2014, xv+290p. ・・・ Duncan McCARGO pdficon_large
Lisandro E. Claudio. Taming People’s Power: The EDSA Revolutions and Their Contradictions. Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2013, 240p. ・・・ Mark R. THOMPSON pdficon_large
Kurniawati Hastuti Dewi. Indonesian Women and Local Politics: Islam, Gender and Networks in Post-Suharto Indonesia. Singapore: NUS Press in association with Kyoto: Kyoto University Press, 2015, xxi+246p. ・・・ Dina AFRIANTY pdficon_large
Filomeno V. Aguilar Jr. Migration Revolution: Philippine Nationhood and Class Relations in a Globalized Age. Singapore: NUS Press in association with Kyoto: Kyoto University Press,
2014, xii+293p.
・・・ Fiona-Katharina SEIGER pdficon_large
Ooi Kee Beng. The Eurasian Core and Its Edges: Dialogues with Wang Gungwu on the History of the World. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2014, 254p. ・・・ Craig A. LOCKARD pdficon_large
Tania Murray Li. Land’s End: Capitalist Relations on an Indigenous Frontier. Durham: Duke University Press, 2014, 240p. ・・・ Faizah ZAKARIA pdficon_large
Bénédicte Brac de la Perrière, Guillaume Rozenberg, and Alicia Turner, eds. Champions of Buddhism: Weikza Cults in Contemporary Burma. Singapore: NUS Press, 2014, xxvii+261p. ・・・ Ben Van OVERMEIRE pdficon_large
Wen-Chin Chang. Beyond Borders: Stories of Yunnanese Chinese Migrants of Burma. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2014, xiii+278p. ・・・ Caroline GRILLOT pdficon_large
Ian Douglas Wilson. The Politics of Protection Rackets in Post-New Order Indonesia: Coercive Capital, Authority and Street Politics. Oxon, NY: Routledge, 2015, xxii+198p. ・・・ NAKAMURA Shohei pdficon_large

Vol. 4, No. 2 of Southeast Asian Studies

Published in August, 2015


Note from Editorial Committee ・・・ pdficon_large
Food Supply in Cambodian Buddhist Temples: Focusing on the Roles and Practices of Lay Female Ascetics ・・・ TAKAHASHI Miwa pdficon_large
ʿAbd al-Samad in Arabia: The Yemeni Years of a Shaykh from Sumatra ・・・ R. Michael FEENER pdficon_large
Church–State Relations in the 1899 Malolos Constitution: Filipinization and Visions of National Community ・・・ Filomeno V. AGUILAR Jr. pdficon_large
Christianity and Militancy in Eastern Indonesia: Revisiting the Maluku Violence ・・・ SUMANTO Al Qurtuby pdficon_large
The Emergence of Heritage Conservation in Singapore and the Preservation of Monuments Board (1958–76) ・・・ Kevin BLACKBURN
TAN Peng Hong Alvin
Homegardens of the Cao Lan, a Tai-Speaking Ethnic Minority in Vietnam’s Northern Mountains ・・・ PIJIKA Timsuksai
NGUYEN Dinh Tien
A. Terry RAMBO
Japan’s Role in Peacemaking in Cambodia Factors that Contributed to Its Success
・・・ YAMAMOTO Tadamichi pdficon_large
Book Reviews
Eve Monique Zucker. Forest of Struggle: Moralities of Remembrance in Upland Cambodia. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2013, 256p. ・・・ Judy LEDGERWOOD pdficon_large
Irving Chan Johnson. The Buddha on Mecca’s Verandah: Encounters, Mobilities and Histories along the Malaysian-Thai Border. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2012, 223p. ・・・ Chiara FORMICHI pdficon_large
Vikram Lall. The Golden Lands: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam (Architecture of the Buddhist World). Kuala Lumpur: JF Publishing, 2014, 280p. ・・・ John N. MIKSIC pdficon_large
Oliver Pye and Jayati Bhattacharya, eds. The Palm Oil Controversy in Southeast Asia: A Transnational Perspective. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies Publishing,
2013, xxi+283p.
・・・ HIRAGA Midori pdficon_large
Donna J. Amoroso. Traditionalism and the Ascendancy of the Malay Ruling Class in Colonial Malaya. Petaling Jaya, Selangor: Strategic Information and Research Development Centre and Singapore: NUS Press, 2014, 312p. ・・・ Meredith L. WEISS pdficon_large
Tamaki Endo. Living with Risk: Precarity and Bangkok’s
Urban Poor. Singapore: NUS Press in association with Kyoto: Kyoto University Press, 2014, 360p.
・・・ Danny MARKS pdficon_large
Freek Colombijn and Joost Coté, eds. Cars, Conduits, and
Kampongs: The Modernization of the Indonesian City, 1920–1960. Leiden: Brill, 2015, 351p.
・・・ Michael D. PANTE pdficon_large
Susan F. Quimpo and Nathan Gilbert Quimpo. Subversive Lives: A Family Memoir of the Marcos Years. Manila: Anvil Publishing, 2012, 468p. ・・・ JPaul S. MANZANILLA pdficon_large
Caroline S. Hau. The Chinese Question: Ethnicity, Nation, and
Region in and beyond the Philippines. Singapore: NUS Press in association with Kyoto: Kyoto University Press, 2014, ix+379p.
・・・ Richard CHU pdficon_large
Nicole Constable. Born Out of Place: Migrant Mothers and the Politics of International Labor. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. 2014, xvii.+259p. ・・・ Mario I. LÓPEZ pdficon_large

Vol. 4, No. 1 of Southeast Asian Studies

Published in April, 2015


Intergenerational Land Transfer in Rural Cambodia since the Late 1980s: Special Attention to the Effect of Labor Migration ・・・ YAGURA Kenjiro pdficon_large
The Establishment of the National Language in Twentieth-Century Cambodia: Debates on Orthography and Coinage ・・・ SASAGAWA Hideo pdficon_large
The Struggle for Justice and Reconciliation in Post-Suharto Indonesia ・・・ KIMURA Ehito pdficon_large
Preemptive Transitional Justice Policies in Aceh, Indonesia ・・・ SUH Jiwon pdficon_large
The Anti-Communist Third World: Carlos Romulo and the Other Bandung ・・・ Lisandro E. CLAUDIO pdficon_large
Playing along the Perak River: Readings of an Eighteenth-Century Malay State ・・・ Husni ABU BAKAR pdficon_large
Book Reviews
Benedict R. O’G. Anderson. Exploration and Irony in Studies of Siam over Forty Years. Ithaca, NY: Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University, 2014, 166p. ・・・ KASIAN TEJAPIRA pdficon_large
Lauren Meeker. Sounding Out Heritage: Cultural Politics and the Social Practice of Quan Họ Folk Song in Northern Vietnam. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2013, 192p. ・・・ Janet Alison HOSKINS pdficon_large
Mandy Sadan. Being and Becoming Kachin: Histories Beyond the State in the Borderworlds of Burma. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013, 470p. ・・・ IMAMURA Masao pdficon_large
Allison J. Truitt. Dreaming of Money in Ho Chi Minh City. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2013, xii+193p. ・・・ Ken MACLEAN pdficon_large
Gerry van Klinken and Ward Berenschot, eds. In Search of Middle Indonesia: Middle Classes in Provincial Towns. Leiden: KITLV Press; Boston: Brill, 2014, xvi+242p. ・・・ Agus Suwignyo pdficon_large
E. K. Tan. Rethinking Chineseness: Translational Sinophone Identities in the Nanyang Literary World. Amherst, NY: Cambria Press, 2013, xii+260p. ・・・ CHIN Hsuen Wei pdficon_large
Michael D. Barr. The Ruling Elite of Singapore: Networks of Power and Influence. London and New York: I. B. Tauris, 2014, 200p. ・・・ LOH Kah Seng pdficon_large
Scott A. Hipsher. Business Practices in Southeast Asia: An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Theravada Buddhist Countries. London: Routledge, 2010, 207p. Juliane Schober. Modern Buddhist Conjunctures in Myanmar: Cultural Narratives, Colonial Legacies, and Civil Society. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2011, 248p. ・・・ Kai CHEN pdficon_large
Anthony Reid. To Nation by Revolution: Indonesia in the 20th Century. Singapore: NUS Press, 2011, 348p. ・・・ Woonkyung YEO pdficon_large
Andrew Mertha. Brothers in Arms: Chinese Aid to the Khmer Rouge, 1975–1979. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2014, 192p. ・・・ Kosal PATH pdficon_large

Vol. 3, Supplementary Issue of Southeast Asian Studies

Published in March, 2015


Savings Groups in Laos from a Comparative Perspective
Editors: OHNO Akihiko and FUJITA Koichi

Introduction:Savings Groups in Laos from a Comparative Perspective ・・・ OHNO Akihiko
Savings Groups and Rural Financial Markets:
Japanese and Thai Experiences
・・・ OHNO Akihiko pdficon_large
Performance of Savings Groups in Mountainous Laos under Shifting Cultivation Stabilization Policy ・・・ FUJITA Koichi
OHNO Akihiko
Informal Network Finance as a Risk Coping Device in Mountainous Laos ・・・ OHNO Akihiko
Impacts of Savings Groups Programs on Household Welfare in Laos:
Case Study of the Vientiane Vicinity during the Mid-2000s
・・・ Kongpasa Sengsourivong
MIENO Fumiharu
An Analysis on Borrowing Behavior of Rural Households in Vientiane Municipality:
Case Study of Four Villages
・・・ Chansathith
OHNO Akihiko
MIENO Fumiharu
The Excess Funds Problem of the Savings Groups in Laos:
Case Study of a Village in Vientiane Municipality
・・・ FUJITA Koichi pdficon_large

Vol. 3, No. 3 of Southeast Asian Studies

Published in December, 2014


Are We Them? Textual and Literary Representationsof the Chinese in Twentieth-Century Thailand ・・・ Thak Chaloemtiarana pdficon_large
Contesting Law and Order: Legal and Judicial Reform in Southern Thailandin the Late Nineteenth to Early Twentieth Century ・・・ Piyada Chonlaworn pdficon_large
Extending the Hydraulic Paradigm: Reunification, State Consolidation, and Water Control in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta after 1975 ・・・ Simon BENEDIKTER pdficon_large
Trade Union Organizing Free from Employers’ Interference: Evidence from Vietnam ・・・ TRINH Ly Khanh pdficon_large
Research Reports
Islamic Theological Texts and Contexts in Banjarese Society: An Overview of the Existing Studies ・・・ Mujiburrahman pdficon_large
Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) and Access and Exclusion: Obstacles and Opportunities in Cambodia and Laos ・・・ Ian G. BAIRD pdficon_large
Book Reviews
David G. Marr. Vietnam: State, War, and Revolution (1945–1946). Berkeley: University of California Press, 2013, xix+721p. ・・・ Keith W. TAYLOR pdficon_large
Alison M. Groppe. Sinophone Malaysian Literature: Not Made in China. Amherst: Cambria Press, 2013, x+325p. ・・・ Cheow-Thia CHAN pdficon_large
William Chapman.A Heritage of Ruins: The Ancient Sites of Southeast Asia and Their Conservation. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2013, 340p. ・・・ AKAGAWA Natsuko pdficon_large
Endo Gen. Diversifying Retail and Distribution in Thailand. Chiang Mai: Silkworm Books, 2013, xii+275p. ・・・ Veerayooth Kanchoochat pdficon_large
Puangthong R. Pawakapan. State and Uncivil Society in Thailand at the Temple of Preah Vihear. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2013, xiv+125p.bibliography, index.Charnvit Kasetsiri, Pou Sothirak, and Pavin Chachavalpongpun. Preah Vihear: A Guide to the Thai-Cambodian Conflict and Its Solutions. Bangkok: White Lotus, 2013, xiv+104p.; bibliography, no index. ・・・ Volker GRABOWSKY pdficon_large
Somboon Siriprachai (edited by Kaoru Sugihara, Pasuk Phongpaichit, and Chris Baker). Industrialization with a Weak State: Thailand’s Development in Historical Perspective. Singapore and Kyoto: NUS Press in association with Kyoto University Press, 2012, xii+183p. ・・・ MIENO Fumiharu pdficon_large
Rodolphe De Koninck and Jean-François Rousseau. Gamblingwith the Land: The Contemporary Evolution of Southeast Asian Agriculture. Singapore: NUS Press, 2012, xv+187p. ・・・ Tomita Shinsuke pdficon_large
Meredith L. Weiss.Student Activism in Malaysia: Crucible, Mirror, Sideshow. Ithaca, NY: Cornell Southeast Asia Program Publications and Singapore: NUS Press, 2011, xi+302p. ・・・ IGA Tsukasa pdficon_large
Mely Caballero-Anthony and Alistair D. B. Cook, eds. Non-Traditional Security in Asia: Issues, Challenges and Framework for Action. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2013, xvi+349p. ・・・ Gianluca BONANNO pdficon_large

Vol. 3, No. 2 of Southeast Asian Studies

Published in August, 2014


The Politics of Technocracy in Southeast Asia Guest Editors: Teresa S. Encarnacion TADEM, KHOO Boo Teik, and SHIRAISHI Takashi
Technocracy and Economic Decision-Making in Southeast Asia: An Overview ・・・ The Editors pdficon_large
Indonesian Technocracy in Transition: A Preliminary Analysis ・・・ SHIRAISHI Takashi pdficon_large
A Short Account of the Rise and Fall of the Thai Technocracy ・・・ PASUK Phongpaichit Chris BAKER pdficon_large
Technocracy and Thaksinocracy in Thailand: Reforms of the Public Sector and the Budget System under the Thaksin Government ・・・ SUEHIRO Akira pdficon_large
Philippine Technocracy and the Politics of Economic Decision-Making: A Comparison of the Martial Law and Post-Martial Law Periods ・・・ Teresa S. Encarnacion TADEM pdficon_large
Technocracy in Economic Policy-Making in Malaysia ・・・ Khadijah MD KHALID Mahani ZAINAL ABIDIN pdficon_large
Technocracy and Politics in a Trajectory of Conflict ・・・ KHOO Boo Teik pdficon_large
Book Reviews
Nissim Otmazgin and Eyal Ben-Ari. Popular Culture Co-productions and Collaborations in East and Southeast Asia.
Singapore and Kyoto: NUS Press in association with Kyoto University Press, 2013, x+276p.
・・・ Nikki J. Y. LEE pdficon_large
Jafar Suryomenggolo. Organising under the Revolution: Unions and the State in Java, 1945-48. Singapore and Kyoto: NUS Press in association with Kyoto University Press, 2013, xiii+215p. ・・・ Michael G. VANN pdficon_large
Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy, ed. An Atlas of Trafficking in Southeast Asia: The Illegal Trade in Arms, Drugs, People, Counterfeit Goods and Natural Resources in Mainland Southeast Asia. London:I. B. Tauris & Co Ltd, 2013, x+214p. ・・・ Sverre MOLLAND pdficon_large
Jean M. Langford. Consoling Ghosts: Stories of Medicine and Mourning from Southeast Asians in Exile. Minneapolis:University of Minnesota Press, 2013, vii+263p. ・・・ Hjorleifur JONSSON pdficon_large
Andrew Walker.Thailand’s Political Peasants: Power in the Modern Rural Economy. Wisconsin:The University of Wisconsin Press, 2012, xiii+277p. ・・・ Somchai
Laurence Monnais and Harold J. Cook, eds. Global Movements, Local Concerns: Medicine and Health in Southeast Asia. Singapore: NUS Press, 2012, xxxi+290p. ・・・ Karl Ian Uy CHENG CHUA pdficon_large
Roxana Waterson and Kwok Kian-Woon, eds. Contestations of Memory in Southeast Asia. Singapore: NUS Press,2012, vi+300p. ・・・ Meynardo P. MENDOZA pdficon_large
Deborah E. Tooker. Space and the Production of Cultural Difference among the Akha Prior to Globalization: Channeling the Flow of Life. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press,2012, 344p. ・・・ Ronald D. RENARD pdficon_large
Eric Tagliacozzo. The Longest Journey: Southeast Asians and the Pilgrimage to Mecca. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013, ix+356p. ・・・ Joshua GEDACHT pdficon_large
Sanchita Basu Das, ed. Achieving the ASEAN Economic Community 2015: Challenges for Member Countries and Businesses. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2012, xxvi+347p. ・・・ Adiwan ARITENANG pdficon_large

Vol. 3, No. 1 of Southeast Asian Studies

Published in April, 2014


Themes of Invention, Help, and Will: Joachim Campe’s Robinson der Jüngere in Tagalog and Bahasa Melayu Translations ・・・ Ramon GUILLERMO pdficon_large
Malaysia as the Archetypal Garden in the British Creative Imagination ・・・ Siti Nuraishah AHMAD pdficon_large
Beyond the Colonial State: Central Bank Making as State Building in the 1930s ・・・ TAKAGI Yusuke pdficon_large
The Making of Politically Conscious Indonesian Teachers in Public Schools, 1930–42 ・・・ Agus Suwignyo pdficon_large
Beyond Measuring the Voice of the People: The Evolving Role of Political Polling in Indonesia’s Local Leader Elections ・・・ Agus Trihartono pdficon_large
How Universal is the Commodity Market? A Reflection on a Market Penetration and Local Responses in Timor-Leste ・・・ KANAMARU Tomoaki pdficon_large
Book Reviews
Mely Caballero-Anthony, Youngho Chang, and Nur Azha Putra, eds. Energy and Non-Traditional Security (NTS) in Asia. Heidelberg: Springer, 2012, ix+121p. Benny Teh Cheng Guan, ed. Human Security: Securing East Asia’s Future. Dordrecht and New York: Springer, 2012, xiii+255p. ・・・ Kai CHEN pdficon_large
Timothy J. Killeen. The Cardamom Conundrum: Reconciling Development and Conservation in the Kingdom of Cambodia. Singapore: NUS Press, 2012, xxviii+354p. ・・・ Mak SITHIRITH pdficon_large
Hui Yew-Foong. Strangers at Home: History and Subjectivity among the Chinese Communities of West Kalimantan, Indonesia. Leiden: Koninklijke Brill NV, 2011, xvi+342p. ・・・ Guo-Quan SENG pdficon_large
Yoko Hayami, Junko Koizumi, Chalidaporn Songsamphan, and Ratana Tosakul, eds. The Family in Flux in Southeast Asia: Institution, Ideology, Practice. Kyoto: Kyoto University Press and Bangkok: Silkworm Books, 2012, ix+546p. ・・・ SUGIYAMA Akiko pdficon_large
Erik Harms. Saigon’s Edge: On the Margins of Ho Chi Minh City. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2011, xiv+294p. ・・・ Olga DROR pdficon_large
Michael I. Brown. Redeeming REDD: Policies, Incentives and Social Feasibility for Avoided Deforestation. London: Routledge and New York: Earthscan, 2013, xii+330p. ・・・ Wil de Jong pdficon_large
Keith Foulcher, Mikihiro Moriyama, and Manneke Budiman, eds. Words in Motion: Language and Discourse in Post-New Order Indonesia. Singapore: NUS Press and Tokyo: Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, 2012, xi+312p. ・・・ Arndt GRAF pdficon_large
Kah Seng Loh, Stephen Dobbs, and Ernest Koh, eds. Oral History in Southeast Asia: Memories and Fragments. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013, xiv+205p. ・・・ Jafar SURYOMENGGOLO pdficon_large
Omkar L. Shrestha and Aekapol Chongvilaivan, eds. Greater Mekong Subregion: From Geographical to Socio-economic Integration. Singapore: ISEAS Publishing, 2013, xvi+270p. ・・・ Gianluca BONANNO pdficon_large
Julius Bautista, ed. The Spirit of Things: Materiality and Religious Diversity in Southeast Asia. Ithaca, NY: Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University, 2012, x+220p. ・・・ Joseph Tse-Hei LEE pdficon_large

Vol. 2, No. 3 of Southeast Asian Studies

Published in December, 2013


Special Focus
Reconstructing Intra-Southeast Asian Trade, c.1780–1870:Evidence of Regional Integration under the Regime of Colonial Free Trade
Guest Editor: Kaoru SUGIHARA
Introduction ・・・ Kaoru SUGIHARA
The Role of Singapore in the Growth of Intra-Southeast Asian Trade, c.1820s–1852 ・・・ Atsushi KOBAYASHI pdficon_large
The Long-term Pattern of Maritime Trade in Java from the Late Eighteenth Century to the Mid-Nineteenth Century ・・・ Ryuto SHIMADA pdficon_large
Tropical Products Out, British Cotton In: Trade in the Dutch Outer Islands Ports, 1846–69 ・・・ Atsushi OTA pdficon_large
Tracing Hồ Chí Minh’s Sojourn in Siam ・・・ Thanyathip Sripana pdficon_large
Visualizing the Evolution of the Sukhothai Buddha ・・・ Sawitree Wisetchat pdficon_large
Research Report
Farmers’ Perceptions of Imperata cylindrica Infestation Suchint SIMARAKS in a Slash-and-Burn Cultivation Area of Northern Lao PDR ・・・ Bounthanh KEOBOUALAPHA
Book Reviews
Yoshihiro Nakanishi.
Strong Soldiers, Failed Revolution: The State and Military in Burma, 1962–88.
Singapore and Kyoto: NUS Press in association with Kyoto University Press, 2013, xxi+358p.
・・・ Robert H. TAYLORR pdficon_large
Robbie Peters.
Surabaya, 1945–2010: Neighbourhood, State and Economy in Indonesia’s City of Struggle.
Singapore: NUS Press, 2013, 272p.
・・・ Abidin KUSNO pdficon_large
Peter Post, William H. Frederick, Iris Heidebrink, and Shigeru Sato, eds.
The Encyclopedia of Indonesia in the Pacific War: In Cooperation with the Netherlands Institute for War Documentation.
Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2010, xxix+684p.
・・・ YAMAMOTO Nobuto pdficon_large
Lam Peng Er, ed.
Japan’s Relations with Southeast Asia:The Fukuda Doctrine and Beyond. London and New York: Routledge, 2013, xvii+203p.
・・・ LEE Poh Ping pdficon_large
Jessica Harriden.
The Authority of Influence: Women and Power in Burmese History.
Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2012, xiii+370p.
・・・ Ashley WRIGHT pdficon_large
Sverre Molland.
The Perfect Business? Anti-trafficking and the Sex Trade along the Mekong.
Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2012, viii+276p.
Susan Kneebone and Julie Debeljak.
Transnational Crime and Human Rights: Responses to Human Trafficking in the Greater Mekong Subregion.
Oxon: Routledge, 2012, xiii+276p.
・・・ Kai CHEN pdficon_large
Wendy Mee and Joel S. Kahn, eds.
Questioning Modernity in Indonesia and Malaysia. Singapore and Kyoto:NUS Press in association with Kyoto University Press, 2012, vi+257p.
・・・ Jennifer Yang Hui pdficon_large
Cherian George.
Freedom from the Press: Journalism and State Power in Singapore.
Singapore: NUS Press, 2012, xiii+272p.
・・・ Joanne LEOW pdficon_large
Patrick Jory, ed.
Ghosts of the Past in Southern Thailand: Essays on the History and Historiography of Patani.

Singapore: NUS Press, 2013, xxix+336p.
・・・ Piyada Chonlaworn pdficon_large
Jianxiong Ma.
The Lahu Minority in Southwest China: A Response to Ethnic Marginalization on the Frontier.
Oxon: Routledge, 2013, xvii+254p.
・・・ HORIE Mio pdficon_large

Vol. 2, No. 2 of Southeast Asian Studies

Published in August, 2013


Protection and Power in Siam: From Khun Chang Khun Phaen to the Buddha Amulet ・・・ Chris BAKER
PASUK Phongpaichit
Seeking Haven and Seeking Jobs:Migrant Workers’ Networks in Two Thai Locales ・・・ Nobpaon Rabibhadana
Emergent Processes of Language Acquisition: Japanese Language Leaning and the Consumption of Japanese Cultural Products in Thailand ・・・ Noboru TOYOSHIMA pdficon_large
Agrometeorological Learning Increasing Farmers’ Knowledge in Coping with Climate Change and Unusual Risks ・・・ Yunita T. WINARTO
Bimo Dwisatrio
Merryna Nurhaga
Anom Bowolaksono
Talun-Huma, Swidden Agriculture, and Rural Economy in West Java, Indonesia ・・・ MIZUNO Kosuke
Siti Sugiah Mugniesyah
Ageng Setiawan Herianto
TSUJII Hiroshi
Imperata Grassland Mapping in Northern Uplands of Lao PDR: Area, Distribution, Characteristics, and Implications for Slash-and-Burn Cultivation ・・・ Bounthanh KEOBOUALAPHA
Book Reviews
Philippe M. F. Peycam. The Birth of Vietnamese Political Journalism: Saigon 1916–1930. New York: Columbia University Press, 2012, xiii+306p. ・・・ David G. MARR pdficon_large
Erik Martinez Kuhonta. The Institutional Imperative: The Politics of Equitable Development in Southeast Asia.Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2011, xxiii+342p. ・・・ Veerayooth Kanchoochat pdficon_large
Megan C. Thomas. Orientalists, Propagandists, and Ilustrados: Filipino Scholarship and the End of Spanish Colonialism. Minneapolis and London: University of Minnesota Press, 2012, 277p. ・・・ Allan LUMBA pdficon_large
Patrick Daly, R. Michael Feener, and Anthony Reid, eds. From the Ground Up: Perspectives on Post-Tsunami and Post-Conflict Aceh. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2012, xxxi+262p. ・・・ LOH Kah Seng pdficon_large
Paige West. From Modern Production to Imagined Primitive: The Social World of Coffee from Papua New Guinea. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2012, xvii+316p., with illustrations, endnotes, and index. ・・・ Hilary HOWES pdficon_large
Tilman Baumgärtel, ed. Southeast Asian Independent Cinema. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2012, 304p. ・・・ JPaul S. MANZANILLA pdficon_large
Ardeth Maung Thawnghmung. The “Other” Karen in Myanmar: Ethnic Minorities and the Struggle without Arms. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2012, xxxii+197p. ・・・ Ronald D. RENARD pdficon_large
Sonja van Wichelen. Religion, Politics and Gender in Indonesia: Disputing the Muslim Body. New York: Routledge, 2010, xxvi+154p. ・・・ Kurniawati Hastuti Dewi pdficon_large
R. Michael Feener, Patrick Daly, and Anthony Reid, eds. Mapping the Acehnese Past. Leiden: KITLV Press, 2011, xvi+292p. ・・・ Jacqueline Aquino SIAPNO pdficon_large
Kah Seng Loh, Edgar Liao, Cheng Tju Lim, and Guo-Quan Seng. The University Socialist Club and the Contest for Malaya: Tangled Strands of Modernity. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2012, 347p., with bibliography and index. ・・・ HUANG Jianli pdficon_large

Vol. 2, No. 1 of Southeast Asian Studies

Published in April, 2013


Note from Editorial Committee pdficon_large

Upland Peoples in the Making of History in Northern Continental Southeast Asia

Guest Editor: Christian DANIELS

Introduction ・・・ Christian DANIELS pdficon_large
Mountain People in the Muang: Creation and Governance of a Tai Polity in Northern Laos ・・・ Nathan BADENOCH, TOMITA Shinsuke pdficon_large
Becoming Stateless: Historical Experience and Its Reflection on the Concept of State among the Lahu in Yunnan and Mainland Southeast Asian Massif ・・・ KATAOKA Tatsuki pdficon_large
From Tea to Temples and Texts: Transformation of the Interfaces of Upland-Lowland Interaction on the China-Myanmar Border ・・・ KOJIMA Takahiro, Nathan BADENOCH pdficon_large
Blocking the Path of Feral Pigs with Rotten Bamboo: The Role of Upland Peoples in the Crisis of a Tay Polity in Southwest Yunnan, 1792 to 1836 ・・・ Christian DANIELS pdficon_large
Why Periodic Markets Are Held: Considering Products, People, and Place in the Yunnan-Vietnam Border Area ・・・ NISHITANI Masaru, Nathan BADENOCH pdficon_large
Book Reviews
Jean Michaud and Tim Forsyth, eds. Moving Mountains: Ethnicity and Livelihoods in Highland China, Vietnam, and Laos. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2011, xvi+235p. ・・・ James CHAMBERLAIN pdficon_large
John Clifford Holt. Spirits of the Place: Buddhism and Lao Religious Culture. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2009, 368p. ・・・ TSUMURA Fumihiko pdficon_large
Andrew Walker, ed. Tai Lands and Thailand: Community and State in Southeast Asia. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2009, 261p. ・・・ BABA Yuji pdficon_large
Bertil Lintner and Michael Black. Merchants of Madness: The Methamphetamine Explosion in the Golden Triangle. Chiang Mai: Silkworm Books, 2009, xii+180p. ・・・ Ronalad
Thein Swe and Paul Chambers. Cashing in across the Golden Triangle: Thailand’s Northern Border Trade with China, Laos, and Myanmar. Chiang Mai: Mekong Press, 2011, xx+192p. ・・・ Chris BAKER pdficon_large

Vol. 1, No. 3 of Southeast Asian Studies

Published in December, 2012


De-institutionalizing Religion in Southeast Asia
Guest Editor: Tatsuki KATAOKA
De-institutionalizing Religion in Southeast Asia ・・・ Tatsuki KATAOKA pdficon_large
Buddhism on the Border: Shan Buddhism and Transborder Migration in Northern Thailand ・・・ Tadayoshi MURAKAMI pdficon_large
Tai Buddhist Practices in Dehong Prefecture, Yunnan, China ・・・ Takahiro KOJIMA pdficon_large
Two Versions of Buddhist Karen History of the Late British Colonial Period in Burma: Kayin Chronicle (1929) and Kuyin Great Chronicle (1931) ・・・ Kazuto IKEDA pdficon_large
Religion as Non-religion: The Place of Chinese Temples in Phuket, Southern Thailand ・・・ Tatsuki KATAOKA pdficon_large
A Study of the Hồi giáo Religion in Vietnam: With a Reference to Islamic Religious Practices of Cham Bani ・・・ Yasuko YOSHIMOTO pdficon_large
Book Reviews
Yoshinori Nishizaki. Political Authority and Provincial Identity in Thailand: The Making of Banharn-buri. Ithaca: Cornell Southeast Asia Program Publications, 2011, xvii+254p. ・・・ Patricio N. ABINALES pdficon_large
Kirsten W. Endres. Performing the Divine: Mediums, Markets and Modernity in Urban Vietnam. Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2011, 244p. ・・・ Janet HOSKINS pdficon_large
Sarinda Singh. Natural Potency and Political Power: Forests and State Authority in Contemporary Laos. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2012, 192p. ・・・ Keith BARNEY pdficon_large
Johan Saravanamuttu, ed. Islam and Politics in Southeast Asia. London: Routledge, 2009, 188p, with index. ・・・ Paul A. RODELL pdficon_large
Chie Ikeya. Refiguring Women, Colonialism, and Modernity in Burma. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2011, 239p. ・・・ Hiroko KAWANAMI pdficon_large
Hong Liu. China and the Shaping of Indonesia, 1949–1965. Singapore: NUS Press in association with Kyoto University Press, 2011, 310p. ・・・ Nobuhiro AIZAWA pdficon_large
Rhacel Salazar Parreñas. Illicit Flirtations: Labor, Migration, and Sex Trafficking in Tokyo. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2011, 325p. ・・・ Cherry Amor
May Adadol Ingawanij and Benjamin McKay, eds. Glimpses of Freedom: Independent Cinema in Southeast Asia. Ithaca: Cornell Southeast Asia Program Publications, 2012, viii+246p. ・・・ Joel DAVID pdficon_large
Jason Lim. Linking an Asian Transregional Commerce in Tea: Overseas Chinese Merchants in the Fujian-Singapore Trade, 1920–1960. Leiden: Brill NV, 2010, 252p. ・・・ Man-houng LIN pdficon_large

Vol. 1, No. 2 of Southeast Asian Studies

Published in August, 2012


“Identity Monarchy”: Interrogating Heritage for a Divided Malaysia ・・・ Anthony MILNER pdficon_large
A Posthumous Return from Exile: The Legacy of an Anticolonial Religious Leader in Today’s Vietnam ・・・ Janet HOSKINS pdficon_large
Fostering Incentive-Based Policies and Partnerships for Integrated Watershed Management in the Southeast Asian Uplands ・・・ Andreas NEEF pdficon_large
Hidden Transcripts from “Below” in Rural Politics of the Philippines: Interpreting the Janus-facedness of Patron-Client Ties and Tulong (Help) ・・・ SOON Chuan Yean pdficon_large
Singapore’s Prescription for Successful Control of Transnational Emerging Infectious Diseases ・・・ Minako Jen YOSHIKAWA pdficon_large
Book Reviews
Michael K. Jerryson and Mark Juergensmeyer, eds. Buddhist Warfare. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010, 272 p. ・・・ John Clifford HOLT pdficon_large
Agustin Martin Rodriguez. Governing the Other: Exploring the Discourse of Democracy in a Multiverse of Reason. Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2009,
234 p.
・・・ Salvador Santino F. REGILME Jr. pdficon_large
Ross King. Reading Bangkok. Singapore: NUS Press, 2011, 272 p. ・・・ LOH Kah Seng pdficon_large
Peter A. Jackson, ed. Queer Bangkok: 21st Century Market, Media, and Rights. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2011, xi+308 p. ・・・ Jafar SURYOMENGGOLO pdficon_large
Andrew Goss. The Floracrats: State-Sponsored Science and the Failure of the Enlightenment in Indonesia. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2011, 264 p. ・・・ Claire EDINGTON pdficon_large
Daromir Rudnyckyj. Spiritual Economies: Islam, Globalization, and the Afterlife of Development. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2010, 304 p. ・・・ Nurfadzilah YAHAYA pdficon_large
François Molle, Tira Foran and Mira Käkönen, eds. Contested Waterscapes in the Mekong Region: Hydropower, Livelihoods and Governance. London: Earthscan Publications Ltd., 2009, xviii+426 p. ・・・ Vanessa LAMB pdficon_large
Shirley Hsiao-Li Sun. Population Policy and Reproduction in Singapore:Making Future Citizens. London and New York: Routledge, 2011, 208 p. ・・・ Steven Philip KRAMER pdficon_large

Vol. 1, No. 1 of Southeast Asian Studies

Published in April, 2012


Caring for the Dead Ritually in Cambodia ・・・ John Clifford HOLT pdficon_large
State Recognition or State Appropriation?
Land Rights and Land Disputes among the Bugkalot/Ilongot
of Northern Luzon, Philippines
・・・ Shu-Yuan YANG pdficon_large
Javanese Women and Islam: Identity Formation since the Twentieth Century ・・・ Kurniawati Hastuti Dewi pdficon_large
Research Report
Decision Support System Research and Development Network
for Agricultural and Natural Resource Management
in Thailand: A TRF-DSS Experience
・・・ Attachai JINTRAWET et al. pdficon_large
Book Reviews
Edward Aspinall and Gerry van Klinken, eds. The State and
Illegality in Indonesia. Leiden: KITLV Press, 2010, 328 p, with bibliography and index.
・・・ Rommel A. CURAMING pdficon_large
Caroline S. Hau and Kasian Tejapira, eds. Traveling Nation-Makers: Transnational Flows and Movements in the Making of Modern Southeast Asia. Singapore: National University of Singapore Press in association with Kyoto University Press, 2011, 318 p. ・・・ Thanet Aphornsuvan pdficon_large
Paulin G. Djité. The Language Difference: Language and Development in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region. Bristol: Multilingual Matters, 2011, 264 p.
Andy Kirkpatrick. English as a Lingua Franca in ASEAN: A Multilingual Model. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2010, 236 p.
・・・ Nathan BADENOCH pdficon_large
Kate Lazarus, Nathan Badenoch, Nga Dao and Bernadette P. Resurreccion, eds. Water Rights and Social Justice in the Mekong Region. London and Washington, D.C.: Earthscan, 2011, 285 p. ・・・ CHEN Jianming pdficon_large
Michael R. Dove, Percy E. Sajise and Amity A. Doolittle, eds.
Beyond the Sacred Forest: Complicating Conservation in Southeast Asia. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2011, 372 p.
・・・ Andreas NEEF pdficon_large
Lye Liang Fook and Chen Gang, eds. Towards a Liveable and Sustainable Urban Environment: Eco-Cities in East Asia. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing, 2010, 222 p. ・・・ Zhiqun ZHU pdficon_large
John Nery. Revolutionary Spirit: Jose Rizal in Southeast Asia. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2011, 280 p. ・・・ Erwin S. FERNANDEZ pdficon_large


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