The Resource Political Change and Territoriality in Indonesia : Provincial Proliferation

Political Change and Territoriality in Indonesia : Provincial Proliferation

Political Change and Territoriality in Indonesia : Provincial Proliferation
Political Change and Territoriality in Indonesia
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Provincial Proliferation
What makes large, multi-ethnic states hang together? At a time when ethnic and religious conflict has gained global prominence, the territorial organization of states is a critical area of study. Exploring how multi-ethnic and geographically dispersed states grapple with questions of territorial administration and change, this book argues that territorial change is a result of ongoing negotiations between states and societies where mutual and overlapping interests can often emerge. It focuses on the changing dynamics of central-local relations in Indonesia. Since the fall of Su
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  • 320.809598
  • 351.598
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JQ766.S8 K56 2012
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series
Political Change and Territoriality in Indonesia : Provincial Proliferation
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-157) and index
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  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of illustrations; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; 1 Territorial change in post-authoritarian Indonesia; Averting collapse; Territory and mobilization amidst political change; Methods and approach; Structure of the book; 2 Breaking boundaries, splitting regions: the politics of territorial coalitions; Introduction; Making, unmaking, and scaling territory; Territorial coalitions and mobilization; Territorial coalitions in comparative perspective; Territorial coalitions in the Indonesian context; The process of coalitions; Conclusion
  • ""Guided Democracy"" and the solution to state weaknessCentralization under the New Order; Separatism and territorial conflict in the New Order era; The territorial impact of political change; Territorial change and shifts in territoriality; Conclusion; 5 Marginality and opportunity in the periphery; The birth of a province; Compartmentalized diversity in North Sulawesi; The historical foundations of privilege and marginality; Transition and opportunity and territorial coalitions; Reflections and conclusions; 6 Territoriality and membership: the case of Kepulauan Riau; Introduction
  • 3 Origins and dilemmas of territorial administration in colonial IndonesiaIntroduction; Pre-colonial geography and territorial diversity; The spice trade and choke-point economics; Constructing the center and the shift to Java; Consolidation, centralization, and expansion; Ethical policies and decentralization; Nationalist resistance and the failure of federalism; Conclusion; 4 Post-colonial territorial administration and the imperative toward centralization; Introduction; The post-independence era and the weak state; Rebellions without secession; New provinces in Indonesia: the first wave
  • The move to split the regionsConclusion; 8 Politics of territorial change: comparisons and conclusions; Politics, coalitions, and territory; Comparisons in two multi-ethnic states; Competition and cooperation in post-authoritarian Indonesia; The centripetal effect of territorial change; Appendix: Data on Indonesian provinces; Glossary; Notes; References; Index
  • The movement for a new KepriDiversity and territoriality in the Riau region; Economy: regional development and economic trajectories; A rejection of membership; National membership; Conclusion; 7 Elite conflict and pressure from above: dividing West Papua; Introduction; Ethnicity, religion, and development; Early clashing visions of Papua; International pressure and the act of free choice; Papua during the New Order: forced integration; Human rights and resistance; Competing visions of Papua for the Indonesian elite; An alternative vision; The un-breakup of Papua
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1 online resource (193 pages)
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  • (OCoLC)823387065
  • pebco1136301828

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