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This collection of essays examines the formation of leaders on Java: how they rise to power, stay in power, and pass this on. Approaching the subject from varied academic disciplines, most of the essays deal with rural power but a few address more general issues of leadership.
The Development and Demise of the Traditional Javanese Aristocracy
Traditional Leadership in Rural Java
The Ideology of Javanese-Indonesian Leadership
Village Leaders and the New Order
Pamong Desa or Raja Desa? Wealth, Status and Power of Village Officials
Village Elections in Central Java State Control or Local Democracy?
New Order Modernization and Islam Village Officials and Religious Teachers
Can the Javanese Do Business? The Awakening of Indigenous Capitalists in Indonesia
List of Contributors
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ISBN: 9780700702954 ISBN-10: 0700702954 Series: Nordic Institute of Asian Studies Audience:
Number Of Pages: 197 Published: 17th January 1995 Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.34
Weight (kg): 0.31
Edition Number: 1