The Everyday Political Economy of Southeast Asia

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    The Everyday Political Economy of Southeast Asia
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    xiii, 269 p. : ill., maps, charts
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    ASEAN, AEC, economics, life styles, politics, Muslims, trade unions, labour, migrant workers, domestic workers, migrants, sufficiency economy, women, international relations, women workers, food, migration, Islam, ASEAN countries, Southeast Asia, Thailand, Viet Nam, Philippines, Myanmar, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia, Hong Kong, China
Presents the Everyday Political Economy (EPE) of Southeast Asia in ways that combine an understanding of both everyday politics and everyday life. Considers how the reach of the market is being extended into the lives of ordinary people across this economically, culturally and politically diverse region. Refers to the emergence of ASEAN, economic regionalism within ASEAN, and the launch of ASEAN Economic Community. Addresses topics on domestic migration, trade union politics in Myanmar, mining in the Philippines, halal food in Singapore, Islamic finance in Malaysia, education reform in Indonesia, street vending in Malaysia, regional migration between Malaysia, Indonesia and Cambodia, and Southeast Asian domestic workers in Hong Kong.


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