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Title Deepening democracy in Indonesia? : direct elections for local leaders (Pilkada) / edited by Maribeth Erb and Priyambudi Sulistiyanto
Published Singapore : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2009


Description 1 online resource (xxv, 392 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; 1. INDONESIA AND THE QUEST FOR "DEMOCRACY" by Priyambudi Sulistiyanto and Maribeth Erb; 2. PILKADA LANGSUNG: The First Step on the Long Road to a Dualistic Provincial and District Government by Aloysius Benedictus Mboi; PART I: Political Parties, Politician Elites and the Voters; 3. POLITICAL PARTIES IN PILKADA: Some Problems for Democratic Consolidation by Pratikno; 4. BATAM'S 2006 MAYORAL ELECTION: Weakened Political Parties and Intensified Power Struggle in Local Indonesia by Nankyung Choi
5. THE RISING IMPORTANCE OF PERSONAL NETWORKS IN INDONESIAN LOCAL POLITICS: An Analysis of District Government Head Elections in South Sulawesi in 2005 by Michael Buehler6. PILKADA, MONEY POLITICS AND THE DANGERS OF "INFORMAL GOVERNANCE" PRACTICES by Syarif Hidayat; 7. ELECTING DISTRICT HEADS IN INDONESIA: Democratic Deepening or Elite Entrenchment? by Jim Schiller; 8. GENDER AND REFORM IN INDONESIAN POLITICS: The Case of a Javanese Woman Bupati by Tri Ratnawati; 9. PILKADA IN BANTUL DISTRICT: Incumbent, Populism and the Decline of Royal Power by Priyambudi Sulistiyanto
PART II: Media and Campaigns: Comparing Local and National Elections10. POMP, PIETY, AND PERFORMANCE: Pilkada in Yogyakarta 2005 by Jennifer Lindsay; 11. ASSESSING MEDIA IMPACT ON LOCAL ELECTIONS IN INDONESIA by David T. Hill; PART III: Conflict, Ethnicity, and Political Divisions; 12. AUTONOMY, DEMOCRACY, AND INTERNAL CONFLICT: The 2006 Gubernatorial Elections in Papua by Marcus Mietzner; 13. CONFLICT AND THE GROWTH OF DEMOCRACY IN MANGGARAI DISTRICT by Maribeth Erb and Wilhelmus Anggal
14. THE RETURN OF THE SULTAN? Power, Patronage, and Political Machines in "Post"-Conflict North Maluku by Claire Q. Smith15. ETHNIC POLITICS AND THE RISE OF THE DAYAK BUREAUCRACTS IN LOCAL ELECTIONS: Pilkada in Six Kabupaten inWest KalimantanBenny Subianto; 16. BARE-CHESTED POLITICS IN CENTRAL SULAWESI: The Dynamics of Local Elections in a Post-conflict Region by Graham Brown and Rachael Diprose; INDEX
Summary Since the fall of long-reigning President Soeharto, in 1998, Indonesia has been in an era of transition, away from an authoritarian regime, and on a "quest for democracy". This quest started with decentralization laws implemented in 2001, which gave greater autonomy to the regions, and continued with the direct elections for the national and local legislatures and the President in 2004. The latest development in this democratization process is the implementation of a system for the direct ele ..
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Local elections -- Indonesia -- Congresses
Local government -- Indonesia -- Congresses
Local elections.
Local government.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Erb, Maribeth
Sulistiyanto, Priyambudi
Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.
ISBN 9789812308405