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Autonomy & Disintegration Indonesia - Damien Kingsbury

Autonomy & Disintegration Indonesia

By: Damien Kingsbury (Editor), Harry Aveling (Editor)

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Published: 11th November 2004
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Fragmentation in Indonesia is by far the most critical issue now facing the state. This book analyses social unrest, autonomy and separatism in the wake of the Indonesian economic crisis, placing them in the context of state evolution, and looking at the competing aims of economic and political globalization with local agendas. Topics covered include Indonesian nationalism in historical perspective, identity and the nation-state, NGO activism, and case-studies from Aceh, Papua, East Timor and Sumatra.

'It is a rich source of material and questions that will enable the reader to at least think in an informed way about these issues.' - Journal of Asian Studies

'This is a very thought-provoking book, and it provides a vivid, if disturbing, portrait of a nation in transition and crisis.' - Journal of Asian Studies

Themes and Issues
Nation versus State in Indonesia
Forming Nations: Beyond Western-centrism
The State and Status of the Nation: a Historical Viewpoint
Indonesia Since President Wahid: Problems and Prospects of Democratization
Indonesian Decentralization: Local Autonomy, Trade Barriers and Descrimination
The Regions
Diversity in Unity
Papua and Indonesia: Where Contending Nationalisms Meet
Modernity, History and Ethnicity: Indonesian and Acehnese Nationalism in Conflict
Aceh in Post-Suharto Indonesia: Protracted Conflict Amid Democratization
The Struggle for Political Reform in South Sumatra
The First Year of Local Autonomy: The Case of West Sumatra
Resisting the Mainland: The Formation of Bangka-Belitung Province
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ISBN: 9780415338271
ISBN-10: 0415338271
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 236
Published: 11th November 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.34
Edition Number: 1