By Juanita Elias,Lena Rethel

during this empirically wealthy choice of essays, a group of major overseas scholars explore the way in which that monetary transformation is continued and challenged via daily practices throughout Southeast Asia. Drawing jointly a physique of interdisciplinary scholarship, the authors discover how the emergence of extra marketized types of financial policy-making in Southeast Asia affects way of life. The book's twelve chapters tackle issues reminiscent of household migration, alternate union politics in Myanmar, mining within the Philippines, halal foodstuff in Singapore, Islamic finance in Malaysia, schooling reform in Indonesia, highway merchandising in Malaysia, local migration among Malaysia, Indonesia and Cambodia, and Southeast Asian household staff in Hong Kong. This assortment not just complements understandings of the standard political economies at paintings in particular Southeast Asian websites, but makes a massive theoretical contribution to the improvement of a regular political financial system technique during which views from constructing economies and non-Western actors are taken seriously.

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