Book 1

Vocational Education and Training in ASEAN Member States

Vocational Education and Training in ASEAN Member States

Springer. 2019

This book is the first monograph to systematically introduce readers to technology and vocational education and training in ASEAN countries. It details the current state of development and key development trends regarding technology and vocational education and training in the ten ASEAN countries. For each ASEAN country, the book addresses the history, status quo, characteristics, reform and development trends in technology and vocational education and training. The content mainly focuses on...

In Search of Middle Indonesia

In Search of Middle Indonesia

BRILL. 2014

The middle classes of Indonesia’s provincial towns are not particularly rich yet nationally influential. This book examines them ethnographically. Rather than a market-friendly, liberal middle class, it finds a conservative petty bourgeoisie just out of poverty and skilled at politics. Please note that Sylvia Tidey's article (pp. 89-110) will only be available in the print edition of this book (9789004263000).

Scandal and Democracy

Scandal and Democracy

Southeast Asia Program Publications. 2019

Successful transitions to enduring democracy are both difficult and rare. In Scandal and Democracy, Mary E. McCoy explores how newly democratizing nations can avoid reverting to authoritarian solutions in response to the daunting problems brought about by sudden change. The troubled transitions that have derailed democratization in nations worldwide make this problem a major concern for scholars and citizens alike. This study of Indonesia's transition from authoritarian rule sheds light on...

Governing New Guinea

Governing New Guinea

BRILL. 2013

This is the first time that indigenous Papuan administrators share with an international public their experiences in governing their country. Having been in active service until their retirement in the early 1990s their oral histories allow for a complete recounting of political and administrative transformations under the Indonesian governance of Irian Jaya/Papua.

Teacher Reform in Indonesia

Teacher Reform in Indonesia

World Bank Publications. 2013

The book features an analysis of teacher reform in Indonesia, which entailed a doubling of teacher salaries upon certification. It describes the political economy context in which the reform was developed and implemented, and analyzes the impact of the reform on teacher knowledge, skills, and student outcomes.