Focuses upon the predicaments of the Orang Suku Laut or 'tribe of sea people', an indigenous people of Indonesia, in view of the challenges imposed upon them by the emergence of new borders on their maritime world.
Cynthia Chou is Associate Professor and Head of the Southeast Asian Studies programme at the University of Copenhagen. Her research interests focus on centre-periphery relations, indigenous communities and the relationship between movement and identity constructions in the Malay world.
Taylor & Francis Ltd
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Social Studies: General
The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia
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20 black & white illustrations, 6 black & white tables, 20 black & white line drawings