Southeast Asian Studies: Debates and New Directions

Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
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"What is the relevance of the area studies approach to Southeast Asia?" The current state and future directions of area studies, of which Southeast Asian studies are a part, is a central question not only to scientists working in the field but also those engaged in university politics. This collection of nine articles is written by specialists from different disciplinary backgrounds and working in institutions of higher learning all around the world. It provides an up-to-date insight into the current state of the study field, its strengths and weaknesses and seeks ways to reconfigure Southeast Asian studies in order to meet the challenges of a region that is caught up in profound transformation as a consequence of both globalization and localization.
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About the author

•Cynthia Chou is Associate Professor and Head of the Southeast Asian Studies programme at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

•Vincent Houben is Professor of Southeast Asian History and Society and current Director of the Institute of Asian and African Studies at Humboldt University Berlin, Germany. 

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Publisher
Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
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Published on
Dec 31, 2006
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Pages
206
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ISBN
9789812303851
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Language
English
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Genres
Social Science / Regional Studies
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