Indonesia Politics

The Politics of Religion in South and Southeast Asia by Ishtiaq Ahmed

The Politics of Religion in South and Southeast Asia by Ishtiaq Ahmed
English | 28 Apr. 2011 | ISBN: 0415602270 | 281 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

The notion of a ‘politics of religion’ refers to the increasing role that religion plays in the politics of the contemporary world. This book presents comparative country case studies on the politics of religion in South and South Asia, including India, Pakistan and Indonesia.
Dance of Life: Popular Music and Politics in Southeast Asia by C.A. Lockard

Dance of Life: Popular Music and Politics in Southeast Asia by C.A. Lockard
English | 31 Dec. 1998 | ISBN: 0824819187, 0824818482 | 412 Pages | PDF | 3 MB

Whatever its current role and significance in Anglo-American society, popular music has been and remains a tremendous social and cultural force in many parts of the world. This text explores the connections between popular music genres and politics in Southeast Asia, with particular emphasis on Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore.
The Transnational and the Local in the Politics of Islam: The Case of West Sumatra, Indonesia

The Transnational and the Local in the Politics of Islam: The Case of West Sumatra, Indonesia by Delmus Puneri Salim
English | 2015 | ISBN: 3319154125 | 174 pages | PDF | 3 MB
Islamist Terrorism and Militancy in Indonesia: The Power of the Manichean Mindset

Islamist Terrorism and Militancy in Indonesia: The Power of the Manichean Mindset
Springer | Terrorism, Anthropology, Politics, Sociology | Oct. 20 2014 | ISBN-10: 9812871934 | 269 pages | pdf | 2.7 mb

Drawing upon insights from the natural and social sciences, this book puts forth a provocative new argument that the violent Islamist threat in Indonesia today derives its stubborn resilience from being in essence a complex, adaptive and self-organizing system – or what some specialists might even call a super-organism.
From Monologue to Dialogue: Radio and Reform in Indonesia (Verhandelingen) (Repost)

From Monologue to Dialogue: Radio and Reform in Indonesia (Verhandelingen) by Edwin Jurriens
English | 2009 | ISBN: 9067183547 | 197 Pages | PDF | 4 MB

From monologue to dialogue; Radio and reform in Indonesia analyses how radio journalism since the late 1990s has been shaped by and contributed to Reformasi, or the ambition of democratizing Indonesian politics, economy and society.

Divine Inspirations: Music and Islam in Indonesia  

Posted by MoneyRich at Dec. 26, 2014
Divine Inspirations: Music and Islam in Indonesia

Divine Inspirations: Music and Islam in Indonesia by David Harnish
English | May 9, 2011 | ISBN: 0195385411 | 408 Pages | PDF | 6 MB

Divine Inspirations: Music and Islam in Indonesia brings together the work of 11 international scholars into an unprecedented volume focused on religion and performance in a nation celebrated for its extraordinary arts, religious diversity, and natural beauty. The resulting collection provides a panoramic view of Indonesia's Islamic arts in a variety of settings and communities. Together the authors address how history, politics, spirituality, and gender are expressed through performance and how Indonesian Islamic culture intersects with the ideology and practice of nationalism.
Dangdut Stories: A Social and Musical History of Indonesia's Most Popular Music

Dangdut Stories: A Social and Musical History of Indonesia's Most Popular Music by Andrew N. Weintraub
English | Sep 21, 2010 | ISBN: 0195395670 | 272 Pages | PDF | 3 MB

A keen critic of culture in modern Indonesia, Andrew N. Weintraub shows how a genre of Indonesian music called dangdut evolved from a denigrated form of urban popular music to a prominent role in Indonesian cultural politics and the commercial music industry. Dangdut-named onomatopoetically for the music's characteristic drum sounds "dang" and "dut"-is Indonesia's most popular music, heard in streets and homes, public parks and narrow alleyways, stores and restaurants, and all forms of public transportation.
Indonesia's War over Aceh: Last Stand on Mecca's Porch (Politics in Asia)

Indonesia's War over Aceh: Last Stand on Mecca's Porch (Politics in Asia) by Matt Davies
Routledge; 1 edition | May 25, 2006 | English | ISBN: 0415372399 | 312 pages | PDF | 13 MB

Since 2001, Indonesia’s military commitment to Aceh province resulted in one of Southeast Asia’s largest wars for decades. Indonesia's War over Aceh presents the background and history of this war, investigating its domestic and international implications, at a time when the recent tsunami catastrophe has brought Aceh to world attention.
Decentralization and Adat Revivalism in Indonesia: The Politics of Becoming Indigenous

Decentralization and Adat Revivalism in Indonesia: The Politics of Becoming Indigenous by Adam D. Tyson
English | 2010 | ISBN: 041578011X , 0415626684 | 224 pages | PDF | 1,7 MB

This book examines the dynamic process of political transition and indigenous (adat) revival in newly decentralized Indonesia. The political transition in May 1998 set the stage for the passing of Indonesia’s framework decentralization laws.
Religion, Politics and Gender in Indonesia: Disputing the Muslim Body

Religion, Politics and Gender in Indonesia: Disputing the Muslim Body by Sonja van Wichelen
English | 2010 | ISBN: 0415497248 | 184 pages | PDF | 1,5 MB

The political downfall of the Suharto administration in 1998 marked the end of the "New Order" in Indonesia, a period characterized by 32 years of authoritarian rule. It opened the way for democracy, but also for the proliferation of political Islam, which the New Order had discouraged or banned.