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    Citizenship in Myanmar : ways of being in and from Burma 

    South, Ashley; Lall, M. C. (ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, 2017)

    Myanmar is going through a period of profound and contested transition. The country has experienced widespread if sometimes uneven reforms, including the start of a peace process between the government and Myanmar Army, and some two dozen ethnic armed organizations, which had long been fighting for greater autonomy from the militarized and Burman-dominated state. This book brings together chapters by Burmese and foreign experts, and contributions from community and political leaders, who discuss the meaning of citizenship in Myanmar/Burma. The ...
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    Electoral dynamics in Sarawak : contesting developmentalism and rights 

    Weiss, Meredith L.; Puyok, Arnold (ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, 2017)

    Based upon observation of the 2016 Sarawak state elections at a time of political turmoil for the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition, Electoral Dynamics in Sarawak offers four ethnographic accounts of grassroots electoral politics in diverse constituencies of Sarawak. Covering Ba' Kelalan, the rural stronghold of Sarawak Parti Keadilan Rakyat (People's Justice Party) leader Baru Bian, Tupong, the urban Malay-majority stronghold of the PBB, Stakan, a mixed constituency in which postal votes proved decisive, and Repok and Meradong, rural Chinese ...
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    In China's backyard : policies and politics of Chinese resource investments in Southeast Asia 

    Morris-Jung, Jason (ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, 2017)

    In this fascinating multi-disciplinary and multi-sited volume, the authors challenge reductionist and oversimplifying approaches to understanding China's engagement with Southeast Asia. Productively viewing these interactions through a "resource lens"
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    Turkey-Singapore relations : building a smart strategic partnership 

    Yıldırım, Binali. (ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, 2017)

    The 41st Singapore Lecture was delivered by His Excellency Binali Yildirim, Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey, on 21 August 2017 under the distinguished Chairmanship of Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies, Singapore.
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    Vietnam's foreign policy under Doi Moi 

    Le, Hong Hiep.; Tsvetov, Anton. (ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, 2018)

    In 1986, the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) adopted the Doi Moi (Renovation) policy at its sixth national congress, opening up a new chapter in the country's modern history. Under Doi Moi, Vietnam has undergone significant socio-economic, political and foreign policy reforms that have transformed the country in many meaningful ways. This edited volume aims to provide an in-depth analysis of the multiple aspects and transformations of Vietnam's foreign policy over the past thirty years. The book is divided into three sections. The first covers ...