This special issue of positions claims Southeast Asian/American studies as a unique site for scholarly engagements with U.S. empire and its professions of liberal humanism, as well as its practices of neoliberal violence. Dissolving the disciplinary distinctions between Southeast Asia area studies and Asian American studies, the contributors construct transnational analytic methods to examine new assemblages of nations and states, refugees and residents, migrations and returns. The contributors represent a new generation of ...

Southeast Asian/American Studies 2012, Duke University Press, North Carolina

ISBN-13: 9780822367789