Local and Global - Social Transformation in Southeast Asia: Essays in Honour of Professor Syed Hussein Alatas (Paperback)
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Short Description for Local and Global - Social Transformation in Southeast Asia The essays in this volume explore three aspects of social transformation of Southeast Asian Societies namely, social change and develoment, the role of intellectuals, religious and cultural values. They are a tribute to the seminal contributions of the distiguished Malaysian sociologist Syed Hussein Alatas.
- Published: 31 December 2004
- Format: Paperback 341 pages
- ISBN 13: 9789004141582 ISBN 10: 9004141588
Full description for Local and Global - Social Transformation in Southeast Asia
Globalization, modernization and colonialism have played a pivotal role in the social transformation of Southeast Asian societies. The essays in this volume examine three aspects of this transformation: social change and development, the role of intellectuals, religion and cultural values. The volume honours the distinguished Malaysian sociologist Syed Hussein Alatas and his seminal contributions to the sociology of Southeast Asian societies. They have been written by his present and former colleagues, friends and students. Their contributions, reflect, complement and extend the influence of his ideas on contemporary research and social science scholarship.