Call for book reviews for the journal Southeast Asian Studies

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Call for Publications
Subject Fields: 
Area Studies, Asian History / Studies, Southeast Asian History / Studies

The internationally peer-reviewed journal  Southeast Asian Studies  invites scholars to review the following titles on Southeast Asian studies. Reviews are between 1400-1800 words.  Interested scholars should an email to the reviews editor, Associate Professor Julius Bautista <> containing the following:  (1) an indication of which title they would like to review,  (2) a description of their scholarly expertise, (3) their full mailing address and (4) their complete CV.  

The following titles are available for review:

Titles on Indonesia

  1. Edwin de Jong.  2013. Making a Living between Crises and Ceremonies in Tana Toraja  Leiden: Brill
  2. Ayu Saraswati 2014 Seeing Beauty, Sensing Race in Transnational Indonesia Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press
  3. Gregory M. Simon 2014 Caged in on the Outside: Moral Subjectivity, Selfhood and Islam in Minangkabau Indonesia Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press
  4. Breman, Jan. 2015.  Mobilizing Labour for the Global Coffee Market: Profits from an Unfree work Regime in Colonial Java Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam Press
  5. Matthew Isaac Cohen. 2016.  Inventing the Performing Arts: Modernity and Tradition in Colonial Indonesia Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press
  6. Kosuke Mizuno and Siti Sugiah Mugniesyah. (eds) 2016. Sustainability and Crisis at the Village: Agroforestry in West Java, Indonesia  Jogjakarta: Gadjah Madah University Press
  7. Edward Aspinall and Mada Sukmajati (eds). 2016.  Electoral Dynamics in Indonesia: Money Politics, Patronage and Clientelism at the Grassroots Singapore: NUS Press

Titles on Malaysia

  1. Anthony Milner (ed). 2014. Transforming Malaysia: Dominant and Competing Paradigms Singapore: ISEAS Press
  2. Patrick Pillai. 2015. Yearning to Belong: Malaysia's Indian Muslims, Chitties, Portuguese Eurasians, Preanakan Chinese and Baweanese  Singapore: ISEAS Press
  3. Lobel, Jason William. 2016. North Borneo Sourcebook: Vocabularies and Functors Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press

Titles on Thailand

  1. Chris Baker and Pasuk Pongpaichit eds. 2016. The Palace Law of Ayutthaya and The Thammasat: Law and Kingship in Siam Ithaca: Cornell University Southeast Asia Program Publications

Titles on Philippines

  1. Yusuke Takagi. 2016. Central Banking as State Building: Policymakers and Their Nationalism in the Philippines, 1933-1964  Kyoto/Singapore: Kyoto University Press and NUS Press
  2. Martin F. Manalansan IV and Augusto F. Espiritu. 2016. Filipino Studies: Palimpsests of Nation and Diaspora.  New York:  NYU Press
  3. Lisandro Claudio. 2017. Liberalism and the Postcolony: Thinking the State in 20th-Century Philippines Kyoto/Singapore: Kyoto University Press and NUS Press
  4. Wataru Kusaka. 2017. Moral Politics in the Philippines: Inequality, Democracy and the Urban Poor Kyoto/Singapore: Kyoto University Press and NUS Press
  5. Hannah Bulloch 2017.   In Pursuit of Progress: Narratives of Development on a Philippine Island. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press

Titles on Laos

  1. Hjorleifur Jonsson.  2015. Slow Anthropology: Negotiating Difference With the Iu Mien Ihaca: Cornell Southeast Asia Program Publications

Titles on Cambodia

  1. Ian Harris. 2014. Buddhism in a Dark Age: Cambodian Monks Under Pol PotHonolulu: University of Hawai'I Press
  2. Alexander Laban Hinton. 2016. Man or Monster? The Trial of a Khmer Rouge Torturer Durham: Duke University Press

Titles on Brunei

  1. Ooi Keat Gin (ed). 2016. Brunei- History, Islam, Society and Contemporary Issues. London: Routledge

Titles on Asia/Southeast Asia

  1. Ishii, Sari (ed). 2016. Marriage Migration in Asia: Emerging Minorities at the Frontiers of Nation-States Kyoto/Singapore: Kyoto University Press and NUS Press
  2. Brian Hayden. 2016. Feasting in Southeast Asia Honolulu: University of Hawai'Ii Press