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Asian Survey (2019) 59 (6): 959–977.
Published: 01 December 2019
...James Chin; Taufiq Tanasaldy In the late twentieth century, the Chinese communities in Indonesia and Malaysia were politically repressed. But recent events have prompted optimism that the Chinese communities in both countries could move forward and claim their rightful place as equal citizens. But...
Asian Survey (2019) 59 (5): 769–794.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Diego Fossati; Marcus Mietzner Using original survey data, we test the level, distribution, and demographic patterns of populist attitudes in Indonesia. Populist attitudes are widely spread across the political spectrum; disproportionately high in the middle and upper classes; and particularly...
Asian Survey (2019) 59 (3): 573–594.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Chang-Yau Hoon; Esther Kuntjara The fall of Suharto in 1998 opened up a new space for the public articulation of Chinese identity in Indonesia. Since the decrees that lifted the ban on Chinese language, Mandarin classes have had an unprecedented boom. This paper reflects on this phenomenon in the...
Asian Survey (2018) 58 (3): 557–581.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Dirk Tomsa; Charlotte Setijadi This article argues that new personality-centric movements have redefined the nexus between activism and electoral politics in Indonesia. It illustrates how these movements have challenged the role of political parties and consultants in electoral campaigning, and how...
Asian Survey (2018) 58 (2): 365–386.
Published: 01 April 2018
... tendencies in Papua. We find that the MRP has generally failed in its representation and its claim to legitimacy. © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 asymmetrical decentralization representation legitimacy Majelis Rakyat Papua Papuan People’s Assembly Indonesia HARYANTO...
Asian Survey (2018) 58 (1): 166–173.
Published: 01 February 2018
... charges, even the Indonesian president was left on the back foot and obliged to push back. © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Indonesia Islamic radicalism Pancasila inclusion intolerance justice GEOFFREY C. GUNN Indonesia in 2017 Shoring Up the Pancasila State...
Asian Survey (2017) 57 (2): 229–248.
Published: 01 April 2017
... variables under control. © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 political Islam poverty income piety voting behavior Indonesia JUNGUG CHOI The Influence of Poverty on the Politicization of Islam in Indonesia ABSTRACT This study deals with the influence of poverty as a...
Asian Survey (2017) 57 (1): 165–172.
Published: 01 February 2017
... Indonesia democracy opposition presidency South China Sea MARCUS MIETZNER Indonesia in 2016 Jokowi s Presidency between Elite Consolidation and Extra-Parliamentary Opposition ABSTRACT During his second year in power, Indonesian President Joko Widodo faced contra- dictory yet interrelated trends...
Asian Survey (2016) 56 (4): 651–675.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Jamie S. Davidson This article argues that the primary obstacle to the independence of Indonesia’s new reform-oriented governance institutions is the extent to which foreign interests have a stake in their formal decisions. They appear to regulate or adjudicate according to rules, in Indonesian-on...
Asian Survey (2016) 56 (1): 129–137.
Published: 01 February 2016
... interests as well as the economy and religious conflict continues to be a challenge. Overall, the new government ’ s contribution to democratic reforms has been modest thus far. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Indonesia politics patronage reforms economy civil rights...
Asian Survey (2015) 55 (1): 174–183.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Kikue Hamayotsu In 2014, Indonesia inaugurated as president the former Governor of Jakarta, Joko Widodo, or “Jokowi,” raising public expectations for reform especially among people outside the powerful political and business elite circles. It is uncertain to what extent, and how, the new government...
Asian Survey (2014) 54 (5): 987–1008.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Sawa Omori This research explains the politics of financial reforms in Indonesia by applying the theory of veto players. By comparing the periods during and after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) programs, I analyze temporal variations in the effects of the IMF and the number of veto players...
Asian Survey (2014) 54 (1): 47–55.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Geoffrey C. Gunn Ahead of upcoming elections, expectations ran high in 2013 across the archipelago for a highly pluralistic electorate. With China as a leading trading partner, the backdrop for Indonesia was steady economic growth, albeit checked by a sliding currency, a current account deficit...
Asian Survey (2013) 53 (4): 754–777.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Julie Chernov Hwang; Rizal Panggabean; Ihsan Ali Fauzi To what extent are jihadists in Indonesia disengaging from violence? Based on original fieldwork in Jakarta and Central Sulawesi, including interviews with 23 current and former Poso-based jihadists, we examine the emotional, psychological...
Asian Survey (2013) 53 (1): 117–125.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Geoffrey C. Gunn Two sides of the debate on Indonesia's future turn on the tension between sustained economic growth fueled by demand for Indonesia's natural resources and the highly skewed distribution of wealth. With the Indonesia boosters forecasting a vertiginous rise of Southeast Asia's...
Asian Survey (2012) 52 (1): 186–194.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Ehito Kimura Corruption and political infighting continued to dominate the headlines in Indonesia in 2011. While lawmakers and political parties continued to be deeply unpopular, new developments dragged President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's popularity down to all-time lows. Religious violence...
Asian Survey (2011) 51 (5): 971–992.
Published: 01 October 2011
...KIKUE HAMAYOTSU This article explains distinctive patterns of Islamist mobilization in Indonesia by focusing on the Prosperous Justice Party (PKS). It argues that the relatively solid party-mass relations and broad spatial penetration of PKS are conditioned by its organizational ability to deliver...
Asian Survey (2011) 51 (2): 245–267.
Published: 01 March 2011
... support in preparation of this article. He would also like to thank anonymous reviewers at Asian Survey for useful comments. Email: D.Nair@lse.ac.uk . © 2011 by the Regents of the University of California ASEAN global economic and financial crisis protectionism ASEAN Charter Indonesia...
Asian Survey (2011) 51 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 March 2011
...David Brewster This article examines the evolution of relations between India and Indonesia. It argues that there are grounds to believe that this relationship may develop into a broadbased security partnership over time. Whether this occurs sooner rather than later will depend on the extent to...
Asian Survey (2011) 51 (1): 186–195.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Ehito Kimura Indonesia in 2010 saw reformers face off against entrenched interests in a series of high-profile battles as President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono began his second term in office. While there appeared little to threaten the formal institutions of democracy, corruption continued to be an...