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Indonesian Politics and Society : A Reader - David Bourchier

Indonesian Politics and Society

A Reader

By: David Bourchier (Editor), Vedi Hadiz (Editor)

Paperback Published: 27th February 2003
ISBN: 9780415262613
Number Of Pages: 326

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Using an exhaustive selection of primary sources, this book presents a rich and textured picture of Indonesian politics and society from 1965 to the dramatic changes which have taken place in recent years. Providing a complete portrait of the Indonesian political landscape, this authoritative reader is an essential resource in understanding the history and contradictions of the New Order, current social and political conditions and the road ahead.

The Search For a Political Format, 1965-1973
The organicist camp Introduction
Api: Keep attacking them
Banning communism
Ali Moertopo: The dual function of the armed forces
Soeharto: Pancasila democracy
Abdulkadir Besar: The family state
Ali Moertopo: National political history
Ali Moertopo: The floating mass
Soeharto: Democratic rights may not be used as masks
Modernising pluralism Introduction
Soemarno: A two party system
Sulaiman Soemardi: The need for a progressive, independent force
Rahman Tolleng: Voting and the composition of parliament
Kompas: The concept of the floating mass
Mahasiswa Indonesia: The holy anger of a generation
The White Group: Boycott the elections
Arief Budiman: The moral force
Abadi vs Berita Yudha: Polemic on the military's dual function
Marginalised Islam Introduction
Idham Chalid: Protecting the umat
Hamka: The shocking draft bill on marriage
Nurcholish Madjid: Islam yes, Islamic parties no!
H.M.S. Mintaredja: Development-oriented Islam
The New Order at its Height, 1973-1988
Organicism ascendant Introduction
Soeharto: Muslims who fail to understand
Soeharto: Pancasila, the legacy of our ancestors
Ali Moertopo: Indonesianising Indonesians
The law on social organisations
Abdulkadir Besar: The armed forces must not take sides
Pluralist critiques Introduction
ITB Student Council: White Book of the students' struggle
The Petition of fifty
Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation: Threats to NGOs in the draft law on social organisations
H.R. Dharsono: The promise of the New Order betrayed
Abdurrahman Wahid: We can be Pancasilaists and liberals
Islam out in the cold Introduction
K.H. Hasbullah Bakry: Critique of Pancasila democracy
Sjafruddin Prawiranegara: Don't let Pancasila kill Islam
The Indonesian Muslim Students Association: No more political engineering
Amir Biki: Let me die for the Islamic world!
Abdurrahman Wahid: Choices facing the Muslim middle class
Themes in the Late New Order
Radicalism and new social movements Introduction
Setiakawan: The need for an independent trade union
Fazlur Akhmad: The Indonesian student movement: a force for radical social change?
Taufik Rahzen: Anti-violence manifesto
SKEPHI: People-oriented forest management
Nursyahbani Katjasungkana: Gender equality, a universal struggle
Wiji Thukul: A caution
People's Democratic Party: Manifesto
'Political openness' and democratisation Introduction
Sumitro: Aspiring to normal politics
Soeharto: Openness
Gadjah Mada Alumni: The state of emergency is over
Democratic Forum: Rekindle society's critical capacity
LIPI: Reforming the New Order
Megawati Soekarnoputri: An agenda for reform
Muhammad Shiddiq Al-Jawi: Must Islam accept democracy?
State and society relations Introduction
Kopkamtib: Intelligence test
W.S. Rendra: Poem of an angry person
Iwan Fals: Bento
Marsillam Simanjuntak: Speak out!
International NGO Forum on Indonesia: Democracy and the right to organise
The Sirnagalih Declaration
Abdurrahman Wahid: Islam and the state
Dawam Rahardjo: ICMI's vision
Y.B. Mangunwijaya: Communists
Human rights and the rule of law Introduction
Hamid S. Attamimi: The separation of powers is alien to our constitution
Padmo Wahyono: Indonesian human rights
Harry Tjan Silalahi vs Adnan Buyung Nasution: Human rights and the constitution
Harjono Tjitrosoebono: The concept of the integralist state hinders democracy
Budiono Kusumohamidjojo: The need for a reliable legal system
Juwono Sudarsono: The diplomatic scam called human rights
Indonesian NGOs for Democracy: Joint declaration on human rights
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ISBN: 9780415262613
ISBN-10: 0415262615
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 326
Published: 27th February 2003
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.22 x 16.2  x 2.08
Weight (kg): 0.59
Edition Number: 1