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"Getting By"
Class and State Formation among Chinese in Malaysia
Donald M. Nonini
In "Getting By," Donald M. Nonini draws on three decades of research in the region of Penang state in northern West Malaysia, mainly in the city of Bukit Mertajam, to provide an ethnographic and historical account of the cultural politics of class conflict and state formation among Malaysians of Chinese descent.



Two Crises, Different Outcomes
East Asia and Global Finance
This volume examines East Asian policy reactions to the global financial crisis of 2008–9 and the Asian financial crisis of 1997–98.



Indonesia Journal
October 2014



The Great Wall of Money
Power and Politics in China's International Monetary Relations
By illuminating the politics of China's international monetary relations, this book provides a timely account of the global economy, the role of the renminbi in international relations, and the trajectory of China’s continuing ascendency in the coming decades.



The Government Next Door
Neighborhood Politics in Urban China
Luigi Tomba
Luigi Tomba investigates how the goals of a government consolidated in a distant authority materialize in Chinese urban communities and citizens' everyday lives.



Beyond Oligarchy
Wealth, Power, and Contemporary Indonesian Politics
A collection of essays by leading scholars of contemporary Indonesian politics and society, each addressing effects of material inequality on political power and contestation in democratic Indonesia.



Insurgency Trap
Labor Politics in Postsocialist China
Eli Friedman
Eli Friedman argues that the Chinese state has become hemmed in by an “insurgency trap” of its own devising and is thus unable to tame expansive worker unrest.



Networks of Rebellion
Explaining Insurgent Cohesion and Collapse
Paul Staniland
Paul Staniland explains why insurgent leaders differ so radically in their ability to build strong organizations and why the cohesion of armed groups changes over time during conflicts.



Producing Indonesia
The State of the Field of Indonesian Studies
Leading scholars of Indonesia reflect on the “arc of our field,” the development of Indonesian studies, considering what has been achieved and what still needs to be accomplished.



Inequality in the Workplace
Labor Market Reform in Japan and Korea
Jiyeoun Song
Jiyeoun Song focuses on South Korea and Japan, which have advanced labor market reform and confronted the rapid rise of a split in labor markets between protected regular workers and underprotected and underpaid nonregular workers.



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