A web page created in connection with the Presentation: "Searching for an Alternative View of the World: Formal and Informal Sources for the Study and Teaching of Regional Conflict" for the JSIS Summer Seminar:
Conflicts and Challenges of the 21st Century, June 23-25, 2003
Myanmar Democracy Movement
Independence in East Timor
Secessionist Movements in Indonesia
Islamic Movements in the Philippines
The Aftermath of Genocide in Cambodia
Web Gateway Resources
Other Reports and Statistics
Official Government Sources
Published scholarly articles and books
Film and Media Representation
Asian Studies Virtual Library Australian National University
Digital Asia Library University of Wisconsin
Area Specific Information most easily available now from local newspapers online.
For a guide to reading local newspapers, see also The War on TerrorismThis guide lists newspapers of record, national press agencies, and oppositional news resources.
Including links to Statistical Officed resources, some agency documenation.
Resource at risk [videorecording] : Philippine marshlands / Bookmark Video
presents a Moving Images production ; director, Nonoy Regalado
Pub info [Makati City] : Bookmark Video : Moving Images Creative Team, 2000
Mindanao [videorecording] : healing the past, building the future / produced
by Stella Chiu ; written by Raul Rodrigo
Pub info [Manila?] : Bookmark Video, [1999?]
Sisters and daughters betrayed [videorecording] : the trafficking of women
and girls and the fight to end it / created by Chela Blitt on behalf of the
Circle against trafficking and forced prostitution, a project of the Global
Fund for Women ; produced and directed by Chela Blitt
Pub info Berkeley, CA : University of California Extension Center for Media and Independent Learning, c1995
How to document the local and not privilege the "global information market."
Local resources are often in vernacular languages, or in the nature of reports
that do not get synthesized or integrated into the corpus of academic discouse.
An attempt to challenge the presumed paradigms of progress and look from a regional perspective.
Environment and Ecology
Urban and Rural Social Issues
Including information on the Environment, Population, United Nations Reports and Development Bank Reports
Many NGO and IGO's are working in these areas. Some countries even have national human rights commissions.
Freedom of the Press
Many NGOs are working with these issues in the SEA region, a region which has seen drastic environmental degradation, from logging of forest areas, destruction of coral reefs, depletion of fish stocks, unregulated pesticide use and air pollution.
Last modified: Monday July 28, 2008