Tag Archives: Indonesia

Accountability, clientelism and elections in Indonesia

A new article at JCA’s website reflects on decentralisation and voting in Indonesia. “A Tale of Three Cities: Electoral Accountability in Indonesian Local Politics” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1376345) by Diego Fossati of the Centre for Governance and Public Policy and the Griffith Asia … Continue reading

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Most Viewed at JCA

The publisher’s website includes lists of the most cited and most viewed/downloaded articles at JCA. Of the latter, the following are noteworthy, with three of them available for free download: Thailand’s Deep State, Royal Power and the Constitutional Court (1997–2015) by … Continue reading

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Women’s Parliamentary Representation in Indonesia

Ben Hillman of the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University has a new article with JCA. His article is titled “The Limits of Gender Quotas: Women’s Parliamentary Representation in Indonesia” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1368092). It examines the ways … Continue reading

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Political Economy and Securitising “Outside Influences” in Bali

Fabio Scarpello of the Inequality and Peace-Building Department at VJW International and the Asia Research Centre, Murdoch University has authored a new article available from JCA. “Beyond Copenhagen: The Political Economy of Securitising “Outside Influences” in Bali” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1362583) has … Continue reading

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Unfree Labour and Coffee in Colonial Indonesia

In a new review at JCA, long-time Editorial Board member Alec Gordon  reviews Jan Breman’s Mobilizing Labour for the Global Coffee Market: Profits from an Unfree Work Regime in Colonial Java, published by the Amsterdam University Press in 2015. The … Continue reading

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Capitalism and Indonesia’s Islamic Militia

Interest in the rise of Islamic movements of all kinds has attracted considerable attention. In the country with the world’s largest Islamic population, movements, militia and gangs have long had an influence on politics, from colonial times to the present. … Continue reading

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Oil palm

Bernice Maxton-Lee, from the Department of Asian and International Studies at the City University of Hong Kong, has reviewed The Oil Palm Complex: Smallholders, Agribusiness and the State in Indonesia and Malaysia (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1209229) for JCA. The Oil Palm Complex, … Continue reading

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