IAS Staff Publications

A select list of recent publications by IAS staff members in peer-reviewed international journals and/or academic publishing houses.


Jetin, B. (with J. Chaisse) (2018). “International Investment Policy for Small States: The Case of Brunei”. In J. Chaisse & L. Nottage, (eds.) International Investment Treaties and Arbitration Across Asia (pp. 384-410). Leiden; Boston: Brill Editors. [Access]

Koh, S.Y. (with Y.W. Chan) (Eds.) (2018) New Chinese Migrations: Mobility, Home, and Inspirations. Abingdon, Oxon; New York: Routledge. [Access]

Koh, S.Y. (with B. Wissink) (2018) “Enabling, Structuring and Creating Elite Transnational Lifestyles: Intermediaries of the Super- Rich and the Elite Mobilities Industry”. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 44(4), 592–609. [Access]

Rahman, M.M. (2018) “Beyond Labour Migration: The Making of Migrant Enterprises in Saudi Arabia”. International Sociology, 33(1), 86-106. [Access]


Franco, F.M. (with S. Hidayati, N.I. Suansa, & Samin) (2017) “Using Ethnotaxonomy to Assess Traditional Knowledge and Language Vitality: A Case Study with the Urang Kanekes (Baduy) of Banten, Indonesia”. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge, 14(4): 576-582. [Access]

Franco, F.M. (with K. Prabhakaran, R. Nagarajan, & A. Anand Kumar) (2017) “Biomonitoring of Malaysian Aquatic Environments: A Review of Status and Prospects”. Ecohydrology & Hydrobiology, 17(2): 134-147. [Access]

Jammes, J. (2017) “A Moral economy in motion: The Dynamic and Limitations of a Pentecostal alternative society in Cambodia”, in Juliette Koning and Gwenael Njoto-Feillard (eds), Emerging Moral Economy in Southeast Asia. London, Palgrave: 89-120. [Access]

Jammes, J. (2017). “Benedictine Monastic Communitas in Wartime Central Vietnam (1954–75)”. TAJA-The Australian Journal of Anthropology, 28(2), 210–24 [Access]

Jetin, B. (2017). “One belt-One Road Initiative and ASEAN Connectivity: Synergy Issues and Potentialities”. In B.R. Deepak (editor) China’s Global Rebalancing and the New Silk Road. Springer, Singapore. [Access]

King, V.T. (2017) “Identities, Nations and Ethnicities: A Critical Comparative Study from Southeast Asia”. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research, 3, 12-30.

King, V.T., Zawawi Ibrahim & Noor Hasharina Hassan (Eds.) (2017) Borneo Studies in History, Society and Culture. Singapore: Springer. [Access]

Koh, S.Y. (2017) Race, Education, and Citizenship: Mobile Malaysians, British Colonial Legacies, and a Culture of Migration. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. ‘Migration, Diasporas, and Citizenship’ series. [Access]

Koh, S.Y. (with Forrest, R. & Wissink, B.) (Eds.) (2017) Cities and the Super-Rich: Real Estate, Elite Practices, and Urban Political Economies. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. ‘The Contemporary City’ series. [Access]

Lian, K.F. (with Narayanan, G.) (2017, online first) “Tamil Migrants in Colonial Malaya 1930s–1950s”. South Asian Diaspora. [Access]

Noor Hasharina Hassan. (2017) “Everyday Finance and Consumption in Brunei Darussalam”. In Borneo Studies in History, Society and Culture. Springer.

Rahman, M.M. (2017) Bangladeshi Migration to Singapore: A Process-Oriented Approach. Singapore: Springer. [Access]

Zawawi Ibrahim (with Ahmad Fauzi Abdul Hamid) (2017) “Governance of Religious Diversity in Malaysia: Islam in a Secular State or Secularism in an Islamic State”. In A. Triandafyllidou & T. Moddod (Eds.) The Problem of Religious Diversity: European Challenges, Asian Perspectives. University of Edinburgh Press. [Access]

Zawawi Ibrahim (2017) “Towards a Critical Alternative Scholarship on the Discourse of Representation, Identity and Multiculturalism in Sarawak”. In V. King, Zawawi Ibrahim & Nur Hasharina Hassan (Eds.) Borneo Studies in History, Society and Culture. Singapore: Springer. [Access]


Cuong, B. T (with J. Wischermann and D. T. V. Phuong) (2016) “Vietnamese Civic Organisations: Supporters of or Obstacles to Further Democratisation? Results from an Empirical Survey”. Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs, 35 (2): 57-88. [Access]

Dhont, F. (2016) “A Holistic View of the Japanese Occupation of Southeast Asia”. Suvannabhumi Multidisciplinary Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 8:1 77-94.

Dhont, F. (2016) “Aspiring Modernity: Japan’s Role in World War I”. In Jarosław Suchoples / Stephanie James (Eds.), Re-visiting World War I. Interpretations and Perspectives of the Great Conflict. Berlin – Bern – Bruxelles – Frankfurt am Main – New York – Oxford – Warszawa – Wien: Peter Lang Verlag, 63-84.

Gerke, S. (with V.S. Saravanan, M.A. Idenal, S. Saiyed & D. Saxena) (2016). “Urbanization and Human Health in Urban India: Institutional Analysis of Water-Borne Diseases in Ahmedabad”. Health Policy and Planning. [Access]

Hoon, C-Y (2016) “Religious aspirations among urban Christians in contemporary Indonesia”. International Sociology, 31 (4): 413-431. [Access]

Jammes, J. (2016) “Caodaism in Times of War: Spirits of Struggle and Struggle of Spirits”. SOJOURN: Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia, 31(1): 247-294. [Access]

Jammes, J. & Pascal Bourdeaux (eds) (2016) Chrétiens évangéliques d’Asie du Sud-Est. Expériences locales d’une ferveur conquérante [Evangelical Christians of Southeast Asia: Local Experiences of a Conquering Fervor]. Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, “Sciences des Religions”. [Access]

Jetin, B. (2016) “Reduction of Absolute Poverty, Increase of Relative Poverty and Growing Inequalities: A Threat to Social Cohesion in ASEAN Countries”. In B. Jetin & M. Mikic (Eds). ASEAN Economic Community 2015: A Model for Asia-wide Regional Integration? Basingstoke; New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Jetin, B. (with Ekin Kurt, Ozan) (2016) “Functional Income Distribution and Growth in Thailand: A Post Keynesian Econometric Analysis”. Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, 39(3): 334-360 [Access]

Purwaningrum, F. (2016) “Shifting Practices of Academia as an Entrepreneurial Organization in Indonesia: The Case of ATMI Polytechnic Cikarang”. In Bettina-Johana Krings, Rodriguez Zabaleta, Anna Schleisiek (Eds.) Scientific Knowledge and the Transgression of Boundaries. Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer (In Press). [Access]

Purwaningrum, F. (2016) “Managing Challenges and Cultivating Collaborations in Indonesia’s Knowledge Society”. International Social Science Journal. [Access]

Zawawi Ibrahim (2016) “Disciplining Rock Music and Identity Contestations: Hybridisation, Islam and Musical Genres in Contemporary Malaysian Popular Music”. SITUATIONS: Cultural Studies in the Asian Context. Spring. Vol 8 (1).

Zawawi Ibrahim (2016) “Anthropologising ‘Human insecurities’: Narrating the Subjugated Discourse of Indigenes on the Deterritorialised Landscapes of the Malaysian Nation State”. In P. Carnegie, V. King & Zawawi Ibrahim (Eds.), Human Insecurities in Southeast Asia. Singapore: Springer. [Access]


Franco, F.M. (2015) “Calendars and Ecosystem Management: Some Observations”. Human Ecology 43 (2): 355-359. [Access]

Franco, F.M. (with S. Hidayati, B.A.A. Ghani & B. Ranaivo-Malancon) (2015) “Ethnotaxonomic Systems Can Reflect the Vitality Status of Indigenous Languages and Traditional Knowledge”. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge, 14 (2): 175-182. [Access]

Evers, H.-D. (2015) “Kampung Air: Water Settlements on the Island of Borneo”. JMBRAS, Journal Malaysian Branch Royal Asiatic Society, 88(1): 79-85. [Access]

Gerke, S. (with Evers, H.-D.) (2015) “Knowledge Cluster Formation as a Science Policy in Malaysia: Lessons Learned”. Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs, 34(1): 115-37. [Access]

Jones, G.M. & McLellan, J. (2015) “Maintaining and Revitalizing Endangered Languages in Borneo: Comparing ‘Top-Down’ and Community-Based Policy Initiatives and Strategies”. In Jones, M.C. (Ed.) Policy and Planning for Endangered Languages. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Access]

Jones, G.M. (2015) “Bilingual and Multilingual Education in Brunei and Malaysia: Policies and Practices”. In Wright, W.E., Boun, S. & Garcia.O. (Eds.) The Handbook of Bilingual and Multilingual Education. New Jersey: Wiley-Blackwell. [Access]

Lian, K.F. (with Naraya, G.) (2015) “Race, Reintegration, and Social Capital in Singapore”. International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice. [Access]

Lian, K.F. (2015) (Eds) Multiculturalism, Migration and the Politics of Identity in Singapore. Singapore: Springer. [Access]

Mohd Daud, K. (with Chin, G.V.S.) (2015) “Negotiating Difference: The Trope of ‘Anak Derhaka’ and Ideological Endings in Bruneian Writings”. The Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 50(2): 105-114. [Access]

Rahman, M.M. (with Tan, T.Y.) (Eds.) (2015) International and Development in South Asia. London; New York: Routledge. [Access]

Zawawi Ibrahim (2015) “From a World System to a Social Science Knowledge ‘Scape’ Perspective: Anthropological Fieldworking and Transnationalizing Theory-Making in the Periphery”. Journal of Glocal Studies, 2: 45- 68. [Access]

Zawawi Ibrahim (2015) (in Vietnamese) BỐN THẾ HỆ NHÂN HỌC NGHIÊN CỨU VỀ NÔNG DÂN MALAY(*) (Four Generations of Anthropological Research on Malay Peasants), Review of Social Sciences Ho Chi Minh City, The Monthly Review, 1(197).


Hoon, C-Y (with Parker, L. Raihani) (2014) “Young People’s Attitudes Towards Inter-Ethnic and Inter-Religious Socializing, Courtship and Marriage in Indonesia”. South East Asia Research, 22 (4): 467-486. [Access]

Jammes, J. (2014) Les oracles du Cao Đài. Étude d’un mouvement religieux vietnamien et de ses réseaux [Cao Đài Oracles. A Vietnamese Religious Movement and its Networks], Paris, Les Indes savantes. [Access]

King, V. (2014) “Southeast Asian Studies: The Conundrum of Area and Method”. In Mikko Huotari, Jürgen Rüland and Judith Schlehe (Eds). Methodology and Research Practice in Southeast Asian Studies, Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 44-64. [Access]

Mohd Daud, K. (2014). “The Ghosts of Islam: Islam and the Unseen World in Bruneian Horror Stories”. Al-Akhawayn University Conference Proceedings.

Zawawi Ibrahim (2014 ) “Commentary of ‘Rethinking Modernity and Capitalism: Add Context and Stir’ by Professor Jan Nederven”. In SOCOPEDIA COLLOQUIUM in SOCIOPEDIA.ISA 2014.


Evers, H.-D. (2013) “Conceptions of Maritime Space: A Cultural Perspective on the South China Sea”. Paper in the APRU Eminent Scholar Series. Asia Pacific Research Unit (APRU), School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia.

King, V. (2013) “Derek Freeman and the Iban Kindred: a Pertinent Correspondence”. Ngingit (Tun Jugah Foundation, Kuching), 4: 11-49.

Zawawi Ibrahim (2013) “The New Economic Policy and the Identity Question of the Indigenous Peoples of Sabah and Sarawak”. In T. Gomez & J. Saravanamuttu (Eds.) The New Economic Policy in Malaysia: Affirmative Action, Ethnic Inequalities and Social Justice. Petaling Jaya: SIRD; Singapore: NUS & ISEAS.

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