Items 91-92 of 92
Patriarchy and Puritanism in Southeast Asian Modernity
In the 1980s I drew attention to the relatively balanced gender pattern of precolonial Southeast Asia, and the economic autonomy of its women, as one of the then most distinctive social characteristics of the region. I ...
The New Area Studies and Southeast Asian History
There has been an ongoing debate on the nature and function of area studies from its inception in the 1950s but especially since the end of the Cold War. Quite a number of articles and collective volumes have appeared ...