Security and Southeast Asia: Domestic, Regional, and Global Issues

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Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2003 - Political Science - 245 pages

 From internal oppression in Burma to interstate conflict in the South China Sea, the people of Southeast Asia face a range of threats. This book identifies and explains the security challenges -- both traditional and nontraditional -- confronting the region.

           Collins addresses the full spectrum of security issues, discussing the impact of ethnic tensions and competing political ideologies, the evolving role of ASEAN, and Southeast Asia's interactions with key external actors (China, Japan, and the United States). The final section of the book explores how the region's security issues are reflected in two current cases: the South China Sea dispute and the war on terrorism.
 

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Contents

Societal Security and Ethnic Tensions
23
Political Security and Regime Legitimacy
63
Traditional and Nontraditional Security
93
Achieving Security the ASEAN Way
127
From the South China
189
List of Acronyms and Abbreviations
217
Index
237
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  Alan Collins is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Relations at Swansea University, United Kingdom.

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