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By Sunil Kukreja,Thanet Aphornsuvan,Richard L. Benkin,Melissa Kerr Chiovenda,Peter Joseph Hammer,Dagmar Hellman-Rajanayagam,Amy Freedman,Sudha G. Rajput,Taufiq Tanasaldy

South and Southeast Asia stay tremendous serious areas, deeply intertwined and sure in lots of methods via centuries of intersecting histories. because the contemporary studies of fast and transformative political and financial adjustments in numerous nations in those areas illustrate, those alterations have major referring to and are concurrently laid low with the legacy and endured dynamic of dominant-minority staff relatives. to be certain, whereas the dynamics of dominant-minority kinfolk in every one kingdom are specified and sometimes mitigated by way of unique old stipulations, the phenomenon of those dominant-minority family members, particularly alongside ethnic and non secular fault traces, are deeply consequential to a number of the countries in those areas. This publication, that includes 8 case experiences, offers a multidisciplinary and multi-layered evaluate of the salience of the ethnic and spiritual realities in shaping a number of South and Southeast Asian international locations. that includes chapters on Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia, this quantity presents a deep appreciation of the demanding situations that those societies confront in integrating and/or responding to express ethnic and/or spiritual established conflicts and tensions.

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