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Local and Global: Social Transformation in Southeast Asia: Essays in Honour of Professor Syed Hussein Alatas
     

Local and Global: Social Transformation in Southeast Asia: Essays in Honour of Professor Syed Hussein Alatas

by Riaz Hassan
 

ISBN-10: 9004141588

ISBN-13: 9789004141582

Pub. Date: 12/01/2004

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004141582
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
12/01/2004
Series:
Social Sciences in Asia Series , #3
Pages:
346
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.90(d)

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