Category Archives: Southeast Asia

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Cambodian Cham Identities in a Global Age

A review of From the Khmer Rouge to Hambali: Cham Identities in a Global Age, by Kok-Thay Eng. The Cambodian Genocide: most scholars have heard…

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Burmese Buddhist Political Thought

A review of Politics in the Moral Universe: Burmese Buddhist Political Thought, by Matthew J. Walton Our cultural upbringing, our mores and customs, our manners…

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Religious Piety in Aceh, Indonesia

A Review of Becoming Better Muslims: Religious Authority and Ethical Improvement in Aceh, Indonesia, by David Kloos.  Becoming Better Muslims offers deep insight into the…

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Development in Rural Cambodia

A review of Tides of Empire: Merit, Morality, and Development in Rural Cambodia, by Courtney Work. The ebb and flow of empire has washed over…

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The Mobilisation of Indians in Malaysia

A Review of The Mobilisation of Indians in Malaysia: The Role of the Law in Ethno-Cultural Minority Mobilisation, by Thaatchaayini Kananatu. This dissertation seeks to…