1. Introduction 2. Ethnicity in China 3. In Japan, but not of Japan 4. Ethnicity in Indonesia 5. Ethnicity and Class in Malaysia 6. Singapore: Multiracial harmony as public good 7. Vietnam 8. Ethnicity in the Philippines 9. Ethnicity and the Politics of Ethnic Classification in Thailand 10. Myanmar/Burma 11. Cambodia 12. Laos: Minorities
Colin Mackerras is Professor in the School of Asian and International Studies, Griffith University, Australia. In 1999 he was elected Fellow of the Australia Academy of Humanities and won an award for achievements in Australia-China cultural relations. He is a well known specialist on China with particular research interests in China's ethnic minorities, Chinese history and politics and Chinese theatre.
'For scholars whose specialized knowledge is often confined within the boundaries of one or a handful of particular nation-states, this volume offers a very useful, broad survey ot ethnicity in Asia, with contributions of consistent scope and quality. The writing style is also consistently accessible to general readers.' - The Journal of Asian Studies