Ruth McVey

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Redesigning the Cosmos

Belief Systems and State Power in Indonesia

Uses examples from historical and modern Indonesian societies and from various religions of the archipelago to illuminate the relationship between religion and political power.
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Money and Power in Provincial Thailand

In the past decade, the rise of a frequently violent competition for business and political leadership in the Thai provinces – an arena of growing national importance – has drawn attention to how these centres are being transformed by capitalist development. This volume does much to aid our understanding of this transformation by focusing on the middle distance between metropolis and countryside.