Ethnic Diversity and the Control of Natural Resources in Southeast Asia (Michigan Papers on South and Southeast Asia)

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ContributionsA. Rambo (Editor), Kathleen Gillogly (Editor), Karl Hutterrer (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
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Open LibraryOL8228715M
ISBN 100891480439
ISBN 109780891480433

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Ethnic diversity and the control of natural resources in Southeast Asia Author: A Terry Rambo ; Kathleen Gillogly ; Karl L Hutterer ; University of Michigan. Ethnic Diversity and the Control of Natural Resources in Southeast Asia.

Edited by Terry A. Rambo, Kathleen Gillogly and Karl L. Hutterer. Center for South and Southeast Author: Charles F. Keyes. "The stimulating essays in this volume mesh well to give a firm sense of a crucial subject for south, southeast, and East Asian history: the role of nature and natural resources.

The authors reach back several centuries to provide perspectives that illuminate both the history of monsoon Asia and the dilemmas of resource management today."Format: Hardcover. This is one of the largest brackish water lagoons in Southeast Asia. The interference of water resources from the rivers and the sea makes the lagoon have a special brackish water environment, create high biodiversity, in which there are many species that bring high economic values.

This volume examines different ethnic configurations and conflict avoidance and resolution in five different Southeast Asian countries. Tin Maung Maung Than traces the history and impossibility of the current Myanmar regime's quest to integrate the various ethnic groups in the border regions while insisting on a unitary state with all real power kept to Sukma Cited by: This book analyses ethnic/race relations in Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia, with special reference to the roles of ethnic Chinese in nation-building.

It brings together a group of established Southeast Asian scholars to critically examine some of the important issues such as ethnic politics, nation-building, state policies, and conflict Cited by: 4.

This volume examines different ethnic configurations and conflict avoidance and resolution in five different Southeast Asian countries. *Tin Maung Maung Than traces the history and impossibility of the current Myanmar regime’s quest to integrate the various ethnic groups in the border regions while insisting on a unitary state with all real power kept to themselves.

Keywords: Asia Pacific,ethnic conflict,natural resources political ecology political ethnology Asia recently surpassed Africa in the number of new armed conflicts (USAID, ).

Possible explanations for these conflicts proffered by different kinds of scholars range from failures related to natural resource management. Markets are central to modern society, so their failures can have devastating effects. Here, we examine a prominent failure: price bubbles.

We propose that bubbles are affected by ethnic homogeneity in the market and can be thwarted by diversity. Using experimental markets in Southeast Asia and North America, we find a marked difference: Cited by: Asia is the largest of the world’s continents, covering approximately 30 percent of the Earth’s land area.

It is also the world’s most populous continent, with roughly 60 percent of the total population. Asia makes up the eastern portion of the Eurasian supercontinent; Europe occupies the western border between the two continents is debated.

Asia - Asia - Ethnic groups: The two primary prehistoric centres from which migrations of modern human populations over the continent took place were Southwest Asia and a region comprising the Mongolian plateaus and North China.

From prehistoric to historic times, possibly beginning as early as 60, years ago, movements from Southwest Asia continued toward Europe and into Central Asia. A Strategic Link: The complex diversity of Southeast Asia Southeast Asia is a geographer’s term of convenience (like “Europe”) that conceals a fascinating mix of cultures and history.

D Ethnic 22 The site shown in this photograph is part of the cultural landscape of — F Southeast Asia G North Africa H Eastern Europe J Latin America VA_WG_RB_Reg_VA_WG_SPC_CmtyRB 3/5/13 AM Page Unlike many other regions in the world, Southeast Asia does not have a major superpower that dominates the region.

As a result, Southeast Asia has been prone to strong outside influences. What is the acronym for the organization of countries in Southeast Asia that are trying to promote political stability and economic growth within Southeast Asia. While awareness of diversity and inclusion issues in Asia Pacific started to build in the early s, it wasn’t until that evidence of a real diversity and inclusion agenda among some companies in the region began to emerge.

As a result, even the meaning of terminology is an issue when addressing this topic in Asia Pacific. While. most densely populated area is in and around the capital city of Vientiane; large communities are primarily found along the Mekong River along the southwestern border; overall density is considered one of the lowest in Southeast Asia.

Ethnic mosaic: countries built around particular ethnic groups immigration from asia, esp. chinese largest percentage of chinese outside of east asia lots of religions from immigration buddhism, hinduism, islam have heavy presence in this realm phillipines very christian/catholic.

Once upon a time the people of SEA consisted of Malay-Khmer people whom Indian love to buy a spice from them and so after sometime they adopted India religion, follow by language and culture Fast forward for another few hundreads year, an immigra.

The ethnic groups of Southeast Asia comprise many different linguistic stocks. Apart from Negrito, which is a physical description, they are here arranged according to the family their languages belong to.

Besides indigenous Southeast Asians, many East Asians and South Asians call Southeast Asia their home. The total Southeast Asian population stands at. East Asia/Southeast Asia:: Korea, North. Satellite image shows North and South Korea (upper left) as well as the Japanese island of Shikoku, nestled between Kyushu to the southwest and Honshu to the north.

Photo courtesy of NASA. Factbook photos - obtained from a variety of sources - are in the public domain and are copyright free. The Politics of Environment in Southeast Asia charts the emergence of the environment as an issue of public debate in the region.

Through a series of case studies the authors explore the coalescence of social forces around environmental issues, the process of alliance formation, and the role of state institutions, media and NGOs in the complex political battles over resource 5/5(1). Cultural Values and Human Ecology in Southeast Asia.

Volume Karl L. Hutterer, A. Terry Rambo, and George Lovelace, Editors Description. Series. Michigan Papers on South and Southeast Asia; You May Also Be Interested In. Ethnic Diversity and the Control of Natural Resources in Southeast Asia.

Human Values and Beliefs. Home and Hegemony. The ethnic groups have adapted to mountains, deserts, grasslands, and forests, while on the coasts of Asia, resident ethnic groups have adopted various methods of harvest and transport.

The types of diversity in Asia are cultural, religious, economic and historical. The six essays on specific ethnic groups are written by five anthropologists and a linguist, all of whom have had long experience in the region.

They cover a range of data and problems which should be of interest to all scholars of Southeast Asia, as well as those interested in ethnic identity and contemporary social and political processes. Potentially destabilizing ethnic conflicts continue to challenge nation-states worldwide: The countries of Southeast Asia are no exception.

Globalization, population movements and historical and political fault-lines in a tremendously ethnically diverse region, coupled with continuing uneven access to economic development, have seen the resurgence of old.

This part of the web site looks at some of the deeper geopolitical issues in the Middle East, where the control of resources (oil in particular) has led to the overthrow of democracies, support of dictators and human right abusers and so on.

This is an additional context in which terrorism and extremism has risen. Southeast Asia is religiously diverse. Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei are predominantly Sunni Muslim, while East Timor and the Philippines are predominantly Roman Catholic. Buddhism is the dominant religion in Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam, with Mahayana Buddhism being the dominant form in Vietnam.

Southeast Asia lies right underneath China on both islands and peninsulas. It has a series of mountain ranges that have created natural borders. At the same time, the region depends on the sea for contact, food, and transportation. The team of researchers - from 10 Asian countries as well as investigators from the United States - reported a clear genetic diversity arising from northern to southern latitudes, suggesting there was one major inflow of human migration into Asia arising from Southeast Asia.

The culture in Southeast Asia is very diverse: on mainland Southeast Asia, the culture is a mix of Burmese, Cambodian, Laotian and Thai and Vietnamese cultures. While in Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore and Malaysia the culture is a mix of indigenous Austronesian, Indian, Islamic, Western, and Chinese tion:(3rd).

Introduction The Northeast region of India comprising of eight states – Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Tripura and Sikkim [1] – a region poorly connected to the Indian mainland by a small corridor, and surrounded by many countries such as Bhutan, Myanmar, Bangladesh and China, is the setting for a multitude of conflict that undermines the .Southeast Asia in a geographical sense.

But from their history, we learn one thing: hegemony was at best notional. Commerce rather than bureaucratic control was the life blood of the ancient empire in Southeast Asia.

Local autonomy and identity are enduring aspects of Southeast Asia.Ethnic diversity at the crossroads of civilizations Situated between Africa, Asia, and Europe, the Middle East has been a crossroads for traders, travelers, and empire builders for .