Southeast Asian Socio-Political Studies, 2006 Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 981230696X
  • ISBN-13: 9789812306968
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 365 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released December 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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Overview

Contains contributions by experts that discuss the significant issues and events of 2006 in each of the Southeast Asian nations and the region as a whole.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Foreword.
Introduction.
The Region.
1: Southeast Asia in 2005: Strength in the Face of Adversity.
2: Southeast Asian Economies: A Year of Exogenous Shocks.
3: Terrorism: Evolving Regional Alliances and State Failure in Mindanao.
4: Japan in an Insecure East Asia: Redefining Its Role in East Asian Community-Building.
Brunei Darussalam.
5: Brunei Darussalam: Consolidating the Polity.
Cambodia.
6: Cambodia: Positioning for 2008.
Indonesia.
7: Indonesia: Accomplishments Amidst Challenges.
8: Indonesian Military Reform: More Than a Human Rights Issue.
Laos.
9: Laos: The State of the State.
Malaysia.
10: Malaysia: The Challenge of Money Politics and Religious Activism.
11: Mahathir as Muslim Leader.
Myanmar.
12: Myanmar: Challenges Galore but Opposition Failed to Score.
13: Myanmar's Human and Economic Crisis and Its Regional Implications.
Philippines.
14: The Philippines: Crisis, Controversies, and Economic Resilience.
15: The Abu Sayyaf Group: From Mere Banditry to Genuine Terrorism.
Singapore.
16: Singapore: Globalizing on Its Own Terms.
Thailand.
17: Thaksin's Political Zenith and Nadir.
18: Thailand's Independent Agencies under Thaksin: Relentless Gridlock and Uncertainty.
Timor Leste.
19: Timor Leste: On a Path of Authoritarianism?.
Vietnam.
20: Vietnam: Laying the Path for the 10th National Congress.