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Southeast Asia In The New International Era
Southeast Asia In The New International Era
By Clark D. Neher
Westview Press, 1991, 240 pp

This volume fills a gap. It is one of the few broad, timely surveys of Southeast Asia now available, and it contains much historical and cultural perspective. There are chapters on each country in the region, with sections on institutions and social groups, economic development, the nature of the state, foreign policy, democratization, and conclusions. The author is a professor of political science at Northern Illinois University who taught for seven years in Thailand and the Philippines.