Book 1

Digital Indonesia

Digital Indonesia

Flipside Digital Content Company Inc.. 2018

This book places Indonesia at the forefront of the global debate about the impact of 'disruptive' digital technologies. Digital technology is fast becoming the core of life, work, culture and identity. Yet, while the number of Indonesians using the Internet has followed the upward global trend, some groups "e;the poor, the elderly, women, the less well-educated, people living in remote communities"e; are disadvantaged. This interdisciplinary collection of essays by leading researchers and...

Introduction to People Analytics

Introduction to People Analytics

Kogan Page Publishers. 2020

An understanding of people analytics is a crucial skill for all HR professionals. No longer limited to employees in data teams or those with analyst in their job titles, people analytics is now an integral part of every HR job. Introduction to People Analytics allows all HR professionals to get to grips with analytics, feel confident in their ability to handle employee and organizational data and use analytics to move from opinions to insights. From where to find data in an organization, how...

Indonesian Cinema

Indonesian Cinema

University of Hawaii Press. 1991

A film-goer accustomed to the typical Hollywood movie plot would feel uneasy watching an Indonesian movie. Contrary to expectations, good guys do not win, bad guys are not punished, and individuals do not reach a new self-awareness. Instead, by the end of the movie order is restored, bad guys are converted, and families are reunited. Like American movies, Indonesian films reflect the understandings and concerns of the culture and era in which they are made. Thus Indonesian preoccupations...

What Islam Did For Us

What Islam Did For Us

Duncan Baird Publishers. 2012

In these troubled and extremist times, when the religion and culture of Islam is under seemingly perpetual attack, it is salutary to consider how much we have in common, and how much we, in the Christian West, owe to the spiritual insights of that great culture. Religious toleration, respect for learning, the concepts of chivalry and brotherhood - these principles were brought by the Islamic Moors when, in medieval Spain, they acted as 'Beacons of Light' in the Dark Ages of European...

Erotic Triangles

Erotic Triangles

University of Chicago Press. 2010

In West Java, Indonesia, all it takes is a woman’s voice and a drum beat to make a man get up and dance. Every day, men there—be they students, pedicab drivers, civil servants, or businessmen—breach ordinary standards of decorum and succumb to the rhythm at village ceremonies, weddings, political rallies, and nightclubs. The music the men dance to varies from traditional gong ensembles to the contemporary pop known as dangdut, but they consistently dance with great enthusiasm. In Erotic...