Vol. 8, No. 3, HARA Tamiki

Contents>> Vol. 8, No. 3 Defeating a Political Dynasty: Local Progressive Politics through People Power Volunteers for Reform and Bottom-up Budgeting Projects in Siquijor, Philippines Hara Tamiki* * 原 民樹, Faculty of Commerce and Economics, Chiba University of Commerce, 1-3-1 Konodai, Ichikawa-shi, Chiba 272-8512, Japan e-mail: tamiki.h.1985[at]gmail.com DOI: 10.20495/seas.8.3_413 Despite its much-touted agenda to fight poverty and corruption, the Aquino administration was not able to produce good results during its term at the national level. However, some political forces and policy reforms that emerged with the administration achieved remarkable change at the local level. This paper explores the case of Siquijor Province, where an entrenched political dynasty was defeated in the […]

Vol. 8, No. 1, Yogi Setya PERMANA

Contents>> Vol. 8, No. 1 Politicizing the Fear of Crime in Decentralized Indonesia: An Insight from Central Lombok Yogi Setya Permana* * Centre for Political Studies, Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), Gedung Widya Graha, Jl. Jend. Gatot Subroto, Kav. 10, Jakarta Selatan 12710, Indonesia e-mail: gejlikpermana[at]gmail.com DOI: 10.20495/seas.8.1_99 In the study of contemporary local politics and the dynamics of decentralization in Indonesia, there is insufficient research on how political actors integrate both psychologically and emotionally as a strategy to gain power at the local level. This paper explores the way in which the emotion labelled “fear of crime” embodies local power, specifically in the Central Lombok District of West Nusa […]

Vol. 4, No. 3, CHONG

Contents>> Vol. 4, No. 3 Local Politics and Chinese Indonesian Business in Post-Suharto Era Wu-Ling Chong* *鍾武凌, Department of South East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia e-mail: chong.wu.ling[at]um.edu.my; chong.wu.ling[at]gmail.com This article examines the relationships between the changes and continuities of Indonesian local politics and Chinese Indonesian business practices in the post-Suharto era, focusing on Chinese Indonesian businesses in two of the largest Indonesian cities, Medan and Surabaya. The fall of Suharto in May 1998 led to the opening up of a democratic and liberal space as well as the removal of many discriminatory measures against the Chinese minority. However, due […]


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