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Communities, environments and local governance in reform era Indonesia

Warren, C.ORCID: 0000-0003-3842-4637 and McCarthy, J.F. (2009) Communities, environments and local governance in reform era Indonesia. In: Warren, C. and McCarthy, J.F., (eds.) Community, environment and local governance in Indonesia: Locating the commonweal. Routledge, part of the Taylor & Francis Group, Abingdon, Oxon, pp. 1-26.


In the first decade of the new millennium Indonesia confronts daunting challenges posed by simultaneous economic, political and environmental crises. To a large degree, these crises and the reform movement (reformasi) they catalysed were precipitated by the excesses of President Suharto's 'New Order' regime (1966-1998), in which centralized authoritarian rule and political patronage facilitated unfettered exploitation of the nation's natural wealth and large population for capital-intensive development...

Item Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation(s): Asia Research Centre
Publisher: Routledge, part of the Taylor & Francis Group
Copyright: 2009 Editorial selection and matter, Carol Warren and John F McCarthy. Individual chapters, the contributor.
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