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Electoral Dynamics in Indonesia: Money, Politics, Patronage and Clientelism at the Grassroots
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Electoral Dynamics in Indonesia: Money, Politics, Patronage and Clientelism at the Grassroots

By Edward Aspinall & Mada Sukmajati (eds)

Singapore: NUS Press, 2016. Paperback. New. 3-7-16. This book contains the results of research by various teams spread throughout Indonesia in the run up to the 2014 election to determine how politicians are elected in the country. The collection of reports highlights the complexity of politics at the local level where party affiliations become sidelined by the personal machinery of the candidates jostling to distribute patronage to the voters and the communities in which they live. Weight 0.9kg. Post free within Malaysia

$22.41

The Indonesian Dream Unity In Diversity In Transitional Times
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The Indonesian Dream Unity In Diversity In Transitional Times

By Thang Nguyen (ed)

Times Academic Press,Singapore, 2004. Paperback. New. The book is a collection of papers presented by some of the most senior Indonesian policy makers and Western Indonesian experts at a forum with the theme 'Building Trust in Our Common Future' held in 2003. Contributors included the then president Megawati Soekarnoputri and the current president, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. The 400 participants considered how to put the horrors of the 1997-98 crisi behind them so as to move onto vitally needed reform. 258 pages with an index. Weight: 0.5.kg. * Post free within Malaysia.

$8.97

Being Malay in Indonesia: Histories, Hopes and Citizenship in the Riau Archipelago
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Being Malay in Indonesia: Histories, Hopes and Citizenship in the Riau Archipelago

By Nicholas Long

Singapore: NUS Press, 2013. First edition. Paperback. New. The Riau Archipelago, some 3,000 islands between Singapore and the Sumatran mainland have a long history as a seat of Malay culture and influence. The first Malay language dictionary was written there. Citizens of the area considered this culture had been suppressed by Indonesian politicians from the mainland, but won greater local autonomy at the beginning of this century. This anthropological work examines how the Riau people set about re-claiming their Malayness with mixed results. 288 pages with maps and a few black and white photos. Please see scanned photos for a list of the chapters. Weight: 0.6.kg. * Post free within Malaysia.

$15.69