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The state, the people, and their mediators: The struggle over Agrarian law reform in Post-new order Indonesia

Lucas, A. and Warren, C. (2003) The state, the people, and their mediators: The struggle over Agrarian law reform in Post-new order Indonesia. Indonesia, 76 . pp. 87-126.

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Abstract

"No one seems to realize that Indonesia is entering a period of social revolution. The signs are there. It can be seen in the farmers who, having had their land stolen from them during the New Order, are now taking it back by force. It can be seen in the protests by farmers outside regional parliament buildings. It can be seen in the attacks on hundreds of police and military posts. In the past, these very same people would have let themselves be robbed of their voices, but now they are fighting back. Whether they realise it or not, they are the vanguard of a social revolution."

Pramoedya Ananta Toer

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: Asia Research Centre
Publisher: Cornell University. Southeast Asia Program
Copyright: © 2003 Southeast Asia Program Publications at Cornell University
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/12348
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