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Indonesian Politics and Society: A Reader by David Bourchier, Vedi Hadiz

By David Bourchier, Vedi Hadiz

Utilizing an exhaustive choice of basic assets, this ebook offers a wealthy and textured photo of Indonesian politics and society from 1965 to the dramatic alterations that have taken position lately. supplying an entire portrait of the Indonesian political panorama, this authoritative reader is an important source in knowing the historical past and contradictions of the hot Order, present social and political stipulations and the line forward.

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Wiji Thukul (1986) ‘Peringatan’, in Wiji Thukul (2000) Aku Ingin Jadi Peluru: Kumpulan Sajak Wiji Thukul, Magelang: IndonesiaTera: 61. Chapter 8 General Soemitro (1989) ‘Aspiring to Normal Politics’, Far Eastern Economic Review, 6 April: 22. Soeharto (1989) Pidato Kenegaraan Presiden Republik Indonesia Soeharto di depan Sidang Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat 16 Agustus 1989, Jakarta: Republik Indonesia. Soeharto (1990) Pidato Kenegaraan Presiden Republik Indonesia Soeharto di depan Sidang Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat 16 Agustus 1990, Jakarta: Republik Indonesia.

TNI Abad XXI: Redefinisi, Reposisi dan Reaktualisasi Peran TNI dalam Kehidupan Bangsa, Jakarta: Jasa Buma (fourth printing), June 1999. ‘Jenderal pembuat heboh’, Gatra, 23 December 1999: 69. ‘Mayjen TNI Agus Wirahadikusumah, MPA: Jenderal-jenderal muda maunya pakai kekerasan’, Tajuk, 31 December 1999. ‘Mayjen TNI Agus Wirahadikusumah: Dominasi ABRI itu terlalu jauh’, Tempo, 26 December 1999: 26–7. Introduction David Bourchier and Vedi R. 1 This was particularly the case under Soeharto’s military-backed New Order regime, which from the 1960s controlled political life to such an extent that political contestation all but disappeared from public view.

Soeharto’s official title as Indonesia’s ‘Father of Development’ (Bapak Pembangunan) symbolised the fusion of the two sets of ideas. While presiding over a program of rapid economic development, Soeharto simultaneously presented his government as the guardian of the culturally authentic ‘village’ values of musyawarah and mufakat (consultation and consensus). Coupling developmentalism with the idea that the state and society were part of the same ‘big family’ enabled his government to constitute opposition to itself or its development programs as not only disloyal, but also an affront to Indonesian cultural norms.

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